File 10/1 VIII Bahrain Oil Concession [165r] (357/555)
The record is made up of 1 volume (270 folios). It was created in 15 Apr 1934-3 Jul 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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and although slightly different in form can be regarded as
meeting our point.
Article_Z. It is suggested that the w.rds "referred to In
Article IV" should be substituted for the words "beyond their
control" in lines 5 and 6; and that the word "paragraph"
should oe sabsti uufced fcr the word "sentence" in the last
line but one.
i.nib ? as already pointed out, is a new Clause
which the Company has put in which enables them to surrender
the leu.se on giving tnree months' notice. Under the present
Agreement (Article VII of the main part) the Company has the
right to stop work if they do not find oil in sufficient
quantity. The Company evidently feel now that this does not
give them suxxicient protection. Subject to the Company
meeting H.M.Government on the points raised on Articles Til
and VIII (f the new draft lease, there is no objection to
Article XII . An addit ion has been made to this Article to
meet the last part of the proposal made in our schedule of
amendments (B. Article XII) ■ s to preventing any uncontrolled
flow of oil.
Article .71TT . Ho comment.
Articles ZIV to SYII . These are the British control clauses
lifted from the Supplementary Agreement of 12th June, 1930,
with the reference to Major Holmes deleted.
A rticles XVIII to igq . There are new Articles inserted by
the Company which in the main meet the points raised in our
schedule of amendments (C. 1 to 4). In C.l it was proposed
that the Company should keep correct geological plans and
re cords which should be open to inspection by the Sheikh. This
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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. in Bahrain, 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. in Bushire and representatives of the Bahrain Petroleum Company Limited (BAPCO) on the storage tanks calibration for the purpose of calculating the royalties payable to the Sheikh of Bahrain and on the first shipments of oil from Bahrain to Japan and Singapore.
The volume includes a copy of the draft lease contract with notes (folios 55-64), newspaper cuttings on oil in Bahrain and House of Commons' questions on Bahrain (folios 204-205). There are letters in Arabic with English translation, to and from the Sheikh.
There is an index at the end of the volume (folios 248-258).
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- 1 volume (270 folios)
The documents in the volume are arranged in chronological order. There is an index at the end of the volume (folios 248-258). 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 main foliation system starts on the 5th sheet with 1 and finishes with 259, wich is the last number given, on the 5th sheet from the back of the volume; these numbers are written in pencil, are circled and may 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.
Foliation anomalies: 56A and 56B; 57A and 57B; 58A and 58B; 60A and 60B; 61A and 61B; 61A and 61B; 63A and 63B.
Foliation omissions: folio 233
A second foliation sequence starts on folio 14 and continues through to folio 247; the numbering for this sequence starts at 13. These numbers are also written in pencil and may be located in the same position as the main sequence.
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