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'File 86/1 VI (D 97) Kuwait Oil' [‎5r] (24/486)

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The record is made up of 1 volume (242 folios). It was created in 7 Feb 1934-30 Apr 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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may have "been selected" in Clause 5 01 the Government
Agreement should be strengthened, e.g. on the lines
"'any sites which may he reciuired", was discussed with
them a few days ago, they took the line that the revised
wording would place them in an impossible position.
Unless, therefore, the Air Ministry see strong objection,
we think it would be desirable to take immediate steps
to select the actual sites which will, in the Air
Officer Coirnianding's opinion, be required near Jhaira
and Suoaihiya. Once the sites have been selected the
cicsirability oj. acQuiring them ano. also the site
described in (a) of the Air Officer Commanding^ telegram
of 26th January * as an insurance against the future,
could be considered. Pending a decision on this point
it will probably be desirable not to let it become
gene rally known locally that we may be requiring certain
sites in the near future, since if the areas referred to
by the Air Officer Corrrnanding are not Government land tte
effect may be to put up the price against us.
4. The position in regard to the points dealt with
in paragraph 2 of your letter under reply is generally
similar to that in regard to Qatar. An assurance has
been/

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Content

The correspondence in the volume relates to three main areas of discussion:

The volume also contains file notes (folios 220-225) which list each individual item of correspondence received and its date.

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1 volume (242 folios)
Arrangement

The contents of this volume have been arranged in chronological order.

At the back of the file are several folios of file notes (folios 220-225) which list each item of correspondence in the volume, with dates, and provides folio numbers (described as page numbers in the notes) in the margin to enable them to be used as an index.

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Foliation: The volume is foliated with pencil numbers, enclosed in a circle, located in the top right corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. of each folio. The foliation sequence runs from front to back covers. There is an earlier foliation sequence which uses uncircled numbers in the top right corner of each recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. and runs intermittently from folios 2-30. The following foliation anomalies occur: 1A-1E, 16A, 27A, 56A, 57A, 128A, 186A. Folios 83 and 84 are fold-outs.

Watermark: The watermark EllamS can be found on folios 60 to 65.

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English and Arabic in Latin and Arabic script
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