'File 82/27 VI (F 87) Qatar Oil' [50r] (112/454)
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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trt .tcle 12 .- This proviso that transferee companies
shall te subject to approval lay the Sheikh, coupled
with the intimation on the same Article in the telegram
' ' from Qatar of'2nd March that only one subsidiary company
.Pwill be permitted, is, I gather, taken rather seriously
by the A.P.O.C., who are, of course, bound to transfer
to the I.P»C. any concession which they may obtain.
Ihe question was not discussed in any detail with
Lefroy, but I gathered they have in mind the possibility
of establishing a Qatar Oil Company which would be a
subsidiary of the I.P.C, and to which the concession
could be transferred to be worked, with the sheikh's
approval, once it had been obtained by the A.P.O.C.
; \ \1 Article 15 . I gather that the Company have in mind a
variation of the Sheikh's counter suggestion on this
to the effect that termination will be possible only
within three years of the date of the agreement (which
is, of course, a very different thing from the date of
the conmencement of operations). I pointed this out to
Lefroy, but did not go beyond that in our conversation.
The Sbeikh can be relied on to look after his own
interests on this.
^ Vij Article 14 . It seems desirable that both we and the
A.P.O.C. should see the redraft, though if it is a
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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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