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'File 82/27 VI (F 87) Qatar Oil' [‎156r] (330/454)

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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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Translation of letter lTo.8/64 dated the 14tli
Euliarram 1364 (i»e.l8»4.36) from Shaikh # Abdiillah bin
Qasim ath Thani, C#I»E<», Ruler of Qatar, to the Hon^le
LieirU-Colonel T,C*Fowle,C.B»E., 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. in
the Persian Gulf Historically used by the British to refer to the sea area between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. Often referred to as The Gulf or the Arabian Gulf. *
After Complinients,
With reference to pur yesterday*3 conversation on
the subject of the protection which the Government intend
to extend to me on land (al~Barr) • I should like to know
what sort of protection the Government refer to, and what
method would they adopt which will ensure safety and
protection on the sides from which trouble is expected.
Much danger comes from the desert and trouble comes from
different parts which also differ according to the then
state of affairs at such ports. As no one can tell what
the future would bring, it is necessary to know what
measures the Government intend to take then when they
grant me such protection# The Government may think tla t
the trouble of which I am afraid will come from one side
owing to the present state of affairs. It is, however,
possible that some change might take place through the
revolt of some of the tribesmen. What would the Govern
ment then do, if, God forbid, something of this nature
takes place. My intention is to find out the policy
which the Government would adopt and the measures
they intend to take then.
Usual Ending.

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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)
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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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English and Arabic in Latin and Arabic script
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