'File 82/27 VIII F 91 QATAR OIL' [127r] (266/468)
The record is made up of 1 volume (230 folios). It was created in 24 Jul 1935-15 May 1937. 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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NOTE FOR COOTSKENCE WITH 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. AMD 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 BAHREIN ON 17TH N0TO3VIBER ON
THE QATAR CONCESSION
QUESTION OF THE SHEIKH'S T!?0 REPRESENTAT IVES L
(1) KUIERS VIBWS .
(a) Tlie Sheikh wishes the appointment and salaries
of the two representatives to be governed "by
the Kuwait prei£S.ent,
(h) This he interprets as Rs,3500 p.m. paid through
and at the discretion of the Sheaikh.
(c) He does not exempt British representatives
of the She&kh from the comparison with Kuwait.
(d) He first wished operations to be suspended
pending settlement of the representative's
question but later agreed to wait until
November the 15thfor London 1 s views.
(E) REMaRKS ON THE RULiilR'S YIKvvS .
(a) No other analogy, e.g. Dubai, will be accepted
by the Sheikh.
(b) The Ruler has in his mind the appointment of
Hamad the Heir Apparent as the senior repre
sentative and probably Saleh el Mana as the
second one. Sheikh Hamad, however, would
probably not be nominated unless sufficient
funds were made available, e.g. Rs.EOOO p.iru,
for his salary alone.
(c) The Sheikh under pressure might accept the
Kuwait payments to Arab Representatives (said
to be Rs.800 p.m. to one man only).
(3) P.C.L. LONDON'S VIEWS .
(a) Kuwait analogy is inadmissible as
i. Kuwait Oil Company has entirely
ii. Salaries payable to individuals direct
iii. Representatives referred to as iiighly
paid are English speaking and one
nominally resident in London.
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Coast. The position ^or status of the repre
sentative was never intended to be as high as
the heir apparent•
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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, Anglo-Persian Oil Company (APOC) representatives and ‘Abdullāh bin Jāsim Āl Thānī, Sheikh of Qatar, in regard to the oil concession and the beginning of the oil exploration in Qatar. The volume includes: Programme of operations in Qatar from November 1936 to May 1937 (folios 110-118) and 'General and brief note on the water drilling operations of Petroleum Concessions Limited in Qatar' (folios 209-212).
There are some letters in Arabic, to and from the Sheikh of Qatar.
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- 1 volume (230 folios)
The documents in the volume are mostly arranged in chronological order. There are notes at the end of the volume, (folios 215-221). 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 an brief index at the beginning (f. 2) 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, then 2-37; 38 and 38A; 39-55; 56 and 56A; 57-198; 199 and 199A; 200 and 200A; 201-217; 218 and 218A and it carries on until 225, which is the last number given to the back cover. There is also a second foliation sequence, incomplete.
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