'F-82 82/27 I: QATAR OIL' [279r] (582/730)
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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i Q+Q + 0 ? hl f Way throu Sh Bahrein, Chisholm indicated
these Icttest developments to Loch, who informed him that von
might be visiting Qatar amongst other placeTon Sr Ser
L 1S tiaf S this L'thf^ With "COLOMBO". It seeL to
me that, this is the case, you might wish to have, before
visiting Qatar, chapter and verse of the position from Chisholm
who could also inform you of any reactionreceived by us Son '
London meanwhile. I imagine that this new American push
coupled with existing activity in Bahrein and Hasa, will be
• er ^t S SaTi leWe p y P rinci Pals» and not lightly'received
in Whitehall, irom his conversations -cith Lo§h and Dickson
Chisholm gathered that you were likely to be coming over to
PK Wa h i ? U w 5th 0f Januar y- Should you wish to see
Chisholm I would suggest that, as his visiting Kuwait under
our present araistice with the Shaikh might bl undesirable^
he should visit you by our aeroplane early in the new vea"
Perhaps you would telegraph me your wishes in the matter.
n v + • P liS i :ie f t » ter should reach you about Christmas Day
Sd for 1934^ eS F0Wle ^ for that festivity
Lieut. Col. T.C.W. Fowle, C.B.B.,
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. & Consul-General,
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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.
- Extent and format
- 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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