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File 10/5 I Saudi Arabia: Hasa Oil Concession; visit of Major Holmes to Saudi Arabia; Kuwait blockade. [‎101r] (230/496)

The record is made up of 1 volume (245 folios). It was created in 15 Mar 1932-9 Jan 1935. It was written in English. The original is part of the British Library: India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. Records and Private Papers.

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•hall b I so have the right to ee is fellah other eimilar companies
or imtittitiom Whenever it a to trie Company th t they &Te
adT^ctfgeous or necessary in order to carry out the purposes
of this undertaking. Sucii companies or institutions ®h 11 imme
diately become irrveeted with soins or all of the rights ^nd under
takings provided for in thie agreement, and after the Government
ha^ been duly notified, they efell also be subject to the con-
ditione i nd iroviei one of this a^reemeat• in ease the newly
formed rnm^mV or institution issues sh ree for ^ubli© islt #
the Inhabitants of the JPudi /vrah Kingdom eh 11 be allowed a
ir«aeon&ble time to subscribe? (under th« BasatJ conaitlou« as those
offered to others to least 20% of the snares offered for
sale#
Article The d te on which thie i greewe t nhall be conside
red as coming into force sh 11 be the dr tc of its publication in
the Sa'udi AThb country after its ratification by the Coiap^ny*
Article oQ . It u> understood t n-. t the periods of time referred
to in this agreement ahr li be a Icul ted on the b sis of the
solar calendar*
rticle 5P , In order to ? void mi sunderstanding, it should
be clearly understood tiu t neither tht Comp: ny not B.ny person
belonging to it or connected with it h & the rignt to interfere
in the ^dminietratire, politic 1 or rellgiou affairs of the
% * udi Ar- b Kingdosu
• ■rt icle53 ♦ It 1 is understood th t this agreement, alter being
signed in au f udi Arabia, ah/ 1J. b€ referred to the comv^ny'a prin
cipals it ;^n Francisco, ^n th« ^t ?te ol Ctliforni. # for ratifi
cation before it becomes* operatiYe* After signature of the two
copies of the text of this rgreement in Ja'udS Arabia, the signed
copies eh 11 be forwarded im registered cover to tne headquar
ters of the Com mny at Xtm fn ncieco (G &llforni.). Within fifteen
days of receipt or the copies th*? Gompt ny sh 11 cable to the
Government agreeing to the ratification of this agreement, or
otherwise, and if this rgrtemtnt is not rrfified/ within fifteen
c^W.a<5
d^ys as from that d' te, it sh 11 be ^conf irm«*d bb cancMjfeed and

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The volume contains correspondence between the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs in London, the Political Resident A senior ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul General) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Residency. in Bushire and the Political Agent A mid-ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Agency. in Bahrain on the Hasa oil concession in Saudi Arabia, the negotiations of the Standard Oil Company of California for the oil concession in Hasa and the visit of Major Frank Holmes to Riyadh to meet Ibn Saud.

The volume includes correspondence on the Saudi blockade against Kuwait, two copies of the Hasa oil agreement between the Standard Oil Company of California and the Saudi Arab Kingdom (folios 52-68 and 87-102) and correspondence on the application of the Standard Oil Company of California for permission to fly from Basra to Bahrain, which encountered resistence of the Political Resident A senior ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul General) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Residency. in Bushire, against the presence of American companies in Bahrain (folios 121-123 and following).

There is an index at the end of the volume (folios 212-223).

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1 volume (245 folios)
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The documents in the volume are arranged in chronological order. There is an index at the end of the volume (folio 212-223). The index is arranged chronologically and refers to documents within the volume; it gives brief description of the correspondence with a reference number, which refers back to that correspondence in the volume.

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The foliation is written in pencil in the top right corner (between 44-82 the numbering can be found at the top centre of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. ). The numbering begins on the first page of text which follows 4 blank pages and terminates on the 5th folio from the back; at the rear of the volume there are 4 blank pages. Foliation errors: 1a, 1b, 1c, 1d and 1e; 29, 29a and 29b; 137A and 137B; 159A and 159B; 169A and 169B; 171A and 171B; 179A and 179B.

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