'F-82 82/27 I: QATAR OIL' [235r] (494/730)
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.
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t ).0.Wo.l869-S of 1933, The Rtslderoy,
Brnmns, 4th December, 1933.
Could you please refer to paragraph 3 (3) of my
demi-official letter to^lklngtcm,$0.0/192 of the 24th
Hovemher 1933, copy sent to you under my n rlnted Letter Ho #
C/193, dated the 24th November 1933.
E, The points raised by the Bhaikh for definition
are avlcward ones, or at least the second one is. The
first - remoTal by the Company of any employee objection
able to the Bhallch is comparatively simple* If the
employee in question is a Qatar subject, the '^ha 1 kh can
of course do -what he likes with him, and if a foreigner,
i.e. a non-Qatarl, the Company will presumably arrange for
his transfer elsewhere, or for his dismissal.
3. The second point, however, that any dispute
between a foreign employee of the Company and one of the
Shaikh's subjects should be referred to the Bhaikh for
settlement, i s more difficult. As far as jurisdiction of
the Bhaikh over foreign subjects is concerned, the Shaikh
is in the same position as his colleagues of the ^rucial
Coast* For that area no Order In Council A regulation issued by the sovereign of Great Britain on the advice of the Privy Council (in modern practice, upon the advice of government ministers). of course exists,
(as for Muscat, Bahrain and Kuwait), giving ertra-
terrltorial rights to British and foreign subjects^ and
arranging for these to come under the jurisdiction of 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. , ""here is no machinery, for instance,
for settling the claims for debt of British Indian subjects
The 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. ,
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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.
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- 1 volume (361 folios)
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.
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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.
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