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'File 86/1 VI (D 97) Kuwait Oil' [‎62r] (144/486)

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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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I Harbours developed "by the Qompari^r shall be under its coniplete
^ and exclusive control.
9 # Telegrapla, wireless and teleplioue installations, if
1 any, maintained by the Company shall be for use only in its
business and as provided in the concession, and shall be so
aonstructed and operated that their operations shall not interfere
with the operations of such wireless, telegraph or telephone
installations as may be established by the Sheikh or iiis
Majesty 1 s Government.
10. The Company declare that it is their intention, should
they consider that commercial conditions justify it, to erect a
refinery at Koweit, If and when the Company is satisfied that
commercial production is assured, the Company agrees to examine
with His Majesty 1 s Government the question of establishing a
refinery in Koweit of suitable type and capacity.
11. In the event of a state of national emergency or war {of
the existence of either of which His Majesty's Government snail
be the sole judge) His Majesty 1 s Government shall have the right
of pre-emption of all the oil produced in Koweit in accordance
with the terms of "iixia jch^uule hereto.
„ on behalf
In '1 itness^__ .'lieveof
of His Majesty's Government has hereunto set his hand ana seal s
the Company has hereunto caused its Common Seal to he affixed
the day and year first above written,

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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)

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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'File 86/1 VI (D 97) Kuwait Oil' [‎62r] (144/486), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/1/642, in Qatar Digital Library <> [accessed 16 December 2019]

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