'File 82/27 VI (F 87) Qatar Oil' [29r] (70/454)
The record is made up of 1 file (221 folios). It was created in 17 Jan 1935-30 Apr 1935. 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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March Sna, 1955•
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Tlie result of C e C 0 %lles negotiations up to ?.6th
February are summarised hereunder;-
Reference - Draft concession dated 10th January.
The Shaikh of Qatar's demands are I-
ARTICLE 1 ,
To be redrafted in the same general sense
ARTICLE 2 .
The period depends entirely upon the financial terras.
ARTICLE 3 .
Reports to be submitted to the Shaikh on cemand.
ARTICLE 4 «
Royalty to be based on oil won ana saved as in nrevious
ARTICLE 5 ,
Copies of records to be submitted to the Shaikh on demand
ARTICLE 6 P
All imports to be through the oort of Dohah onlv, the
port of export to be agreed. The Shaikh to have full right
to use all facilities as anc. when necessary for personal or
Government business. Aircraft subject to having special
permission on every occasion.
ARTICLE 7 .
With regard to the acquisition of land there is to be no/
local Government, pressure exerted on the Company's behalf.
Surplus land during period of agreement to revert to the Shalk
free of charge.
ARTICLE ft .
The Company to drill two artesian wells free of charge.
ARTICLE 9 .
Actual requirements only - no right to export. (This refers to
the Company's rights to use soil, clay, gravel, gypsum etc.).
ARTICLE ,10 .
!Pree imports - rigat to reexport to be cohered by special
payment of additional royalty.
ARTICLE 11 .
Shaikh not responsible for loss or damage due to invasions
ARTICLE 1 ^..
Transfree Company subject to approval of Shaikh.
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The volume contains correspondence and telegrams 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 Government of India, 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. in London and Anglo-Persian Oil Company (APOC) representatives in regard to the negotiations with the Sheikh of Qatar, ‘Abdullāh bin Jāsim Āl Thānī, for the oil concession.
The volume contains numerous draft agreements on the Qatar oil concession and also a 'Sketch map of Qatar Peninsula' (folio 22).
There are some letters in Arabic, to and from the Sheikh of Qatar.
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- 1 file (221 folios)
The documents in the volume are mostly arranged in chronological order. There are notes at the end of the volume, (folios 210-214). 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.
There is also a brief index at the beginning (f. 1v) indicating the main topics covered in the volume.
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The main 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 title page with 1 and 1A; then 2-21; 22 and 22A; 23-25; 26 is missing or omitted; 27-65; 66 and 66A; 67-127; 128, 128A and 128B and terminates at the last folio with 217. A second incomplete foliation sequence is present between ff. 29-160; these numbers are also written in pencil, but are not circled, and can be found in the same position as the main sequence.
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