Skip to item: of 730
Information about this record Back to top
Open in Universal viewer
Open in Mirador IIIF viewer

'F-82 82/27 I: QATAR OIL' [‎42r] (98/730)

This item is part of

The record is made up of 1 volume (361 folios). It was created in 11 Sep 1925-23 Feb 1934. It was written in English and Arabic. 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.

Transcription

This transcription is created automatically. It may contain errors.

Apply page layout

o. 6/25- 44- S.S .iid. 6155M .l.
? 2-/ 2.^7
A ll C ommunications to be A ddressed to the C ompany.
^hoilc^
london, glasgow.
and mohammerah
"eleghaphic address;
anglopers.
codes used
bentley's and
M c N eill's code.
MOHAIVIIVIERAH
PERSIAN GULF Historically used by the British to refer to the sea area between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. Often referred to as The Gulf or the Arabian Gulf. .
R eply please Q uote.
JZG/EMQ/G e n e r al
.NO. Z .Q ..Z dated /9..^.^ April 1 .926
Tlie Honourable,
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 the Persian Gulf Historically used by the British to refer to the sea area between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. Often referred to as The Gulf or the Arabian Gulf.
BUSHIHS.
Sir,
We have the honour to send you herewith a copy of a letter
sent to us through Mr.G.K-Lees from Shaikh Abdulla bin (^asim-a-Thani,
Shaikh of Q^atar.
The agreement recorded in this letter was reached after,
presents of considerable value had been given to the Shaikh, and
we trust that it will meet with your approval.
May we take this opportunity of thanking you for your
continued good offices and those of His Majesty^ representatives
m Muscat, through which our reconnaissance party was almost every
where well received. We are assured by Mr.Lees that but for your
visit to ^atar he would not even have been allowed to land on the
Peninsula.
We have the honour to be,
Sir,
Your most obedient servants,
S&P* :•/ L
For AIIGLO PJSRSIAii OIL COi£jPAl{Y LIKITED
m
KESIDSIIT DIRECTOR.

About this item

Content

The volume contains correspondence between 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. at Bahrain and 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. at Bushire, the Shaikh of Qatar and the Anglo-Persian Oil Company (APOC) representatives, including Haji 'Abdullah Williamson, the Colonial Office and the Secretary of State for Colonies in London, regarding geologic surveys of Qatar and Trucial States, the concession of an exploration license in 1926 and its renewal with an agreement between the ‘Abdullāh bin Jāsim Āl Thānī, Sheikh of Qatar, and APOC, in 1932 (folios 57-59).

The volume also contains notes of meetings and correspondence regarding the early stages of the negotiations for the oil concession in Qatar, and the 1933 draft oil concessions (folios 120-125 and 248-268), with comments.

There are documents in Arabic, mainly letters to and from the Sheikh of Qatar. Some of the documents in the volume are marked as confidential.

Extent and format
1 volume (361 folios)
Arrangement

The documents in the volume are mostly arranged in chronological order. There are notes at the end of the volume, (folios 331-345). The file notes are arranged chronologically and refer to documents within the file; they give a brief description of the correspondence with reference numbers in red crayon, which refer back to that correspondence in the volume.

Physical characteristics

The foliation is written in pencil, circled, and can be found in the top right corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. side of each folio.

The numbering commences at the first folio with 1, 1A, 1B, 1C and 1D; then 2-47; 48 and 48A; 49-97; 98, 98A, 98B and 98C; 99-283; 284 and 284A; 285-308; 309 and 309A; 310-313; 314 and 314A; 315-337; 338 and 338A and terminates with 349, which is the last number given to the final folio of the volume.

Written in
English and Arabic in Latin and Arabic script
View the complete information for this record

Use and share this item

Share this item
Cite this item in your research

'F-82 82/27 I: QATAR OIL' [‎42r] (98/730), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/1/626, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100023609687.0x000063> [accessed 21 April 2019]

Link to this item
Embed this item

Copy and paste the code below into your web page where you would like to embed the image.

<meta charset="utf-8"><a href="https://www.qdl.qa/en/archive/81055/vdc_100023609687.0x000063">'F-82 82/27 I: QATAR OIL' [&lrm;42r] (98/730)</a>
<a href="https://www.qdl.qa/en/archive/81055/vdc_100023609687.0x000063">
	<img src="https://images.qdl.qa/iiif/images/81055/vdc_100000000193.0x000258/IOR_R_15_1_626_0098.jp2/full/!280,240/0/default.jpg" alt="" />
</a>
IIIF details

This record has a IIIF manifest available as follows. If you have a compatible viewer you can drag the icon to load it.https://www.qdl.qa/en/iiif/81055/vdc_100000000193.0x000258/manifestOpen in Universal viewerOpen in Mirador viewerMore options for embedding images

Use and reuse
Download this image