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'File 10/3 VI Qatar Oil Concession' [‎29r] (71/481)

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The record is made up of 1 volume (234 folios). It was created in 25 Jul 1934-14 Jan 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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Political .^cucy,
Baiira_n # the 8th i>ipteiober 1934.
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Officiating Political A^ent,
Bahra n.
T^e Honourable the ^ol^-t..cal Rt^ident
in the Persian ^uif t
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QATAR OTIi.
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I have the honour to ref' r to your teiegraxi ^oi 77o
dated the 7th ^epteniber 1^54 and to say that Saixh al '
came here to sell pearls and as iar as 1 can gather - or
nothing else. He came back here two aays a^o, 6th September
1934, for the same purpose#
2, In all Coses where Qc.taris have pusses these come
to the Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. but In the pearling season traders come over
in siaail boats without passes to Bahrain. t icl^ht be
advisable to draw the addention of tae ^ha^icii 0- ^atar to
this, though it is^unllkely that he vrill tc able to nforce
all QatarIs to take out passes. It wou-d obviously be
Impossible for us to chf*ck entries at the Customs jetty.
Inforciation Is generally received of any arr vals of knov.n
people and their aovements can be checked when necessary#
3. In view of the state of the n .sgotist Ions between the
An ^lo -Persian ^11 Company Plaited end tne Sxi . ,kh of Qatar a
policy of not exerting too much pressure on the Shakh at
present might be worth consideration#
I have the honour to be,
oir,
^our most obedient servant,
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Off_ciat..ns 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. ,
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The volume mainly contains correspondence, telegrams and memoranda exchanged 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. 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. and with the Foreign Office, the Secretary of State for India, the Sheikh of Qatar and the Anglo-Persian Oil Company (APOC) on the boundaries of Qatar and the Qatar Oil Concession.

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There is an index at the end of the volume (folios 216-228).

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1 volume (234 folios)
Arrangement

The papers in the volume are arranged chronologically. There is an index at the end of the volume, (folios 216-228). The index is arranged chronologically and refers to documents within the volume; it gives brief description of the correspondence with a reference number, which refers back to that correspondence in the volume.

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The foliation is in pencil on the top right corner, encircled. The numbering starts on the first page of writing, then 90, 91A, 91B, 92; and then carries on until 233, which is the last number given on the back cover. There is a second foliation, in pencil on the top right corner, starting on folio 27 (numbered 17); and ending on folio 214 (numbered 201).

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English and Arabic in Latin and Arabic script
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