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'File 86/1 VI (D 97) Kuwait Oil' [‎97r] (214/486)

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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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reply need be sent, should be instructed to infom Ito
Saud that we did not recommend the irabian Development
Syndicate; that we appreciated however his anxiety
for British exploitation and understood that the Iraq
Petroleum Company whom we could recommend, wishea to
apply; that any concession would, as he would agree,
raise questions of jurisdiction and protection which
would have to be settled between us and that it woula be
necessary to reach an understanding on this as a
preliminary to our allowing the Sheikh of Koweit
concur in any concession; but that, subject to tiis, we
would, if proposals satisfactory to Ton Saud and the Sheikh
were submitted by the Iraq Petroleum Company, be prepared
to advise the Sheikh to grant a ccmcession to them.

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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.

Extent and format
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.

Physical characteristics

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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