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'File 82/1 II (F 53) A.P.O.C., and Oil Concession - Arab Coast' [‎13r] (27/576)

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The record is made up of 1 volume (286 folios). It was created in 10 May 1923-9 Jan 1924. 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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The Ageney,
°° Bahrain,^
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. .
20/5/23.
The following la the gist of telegram 1846 from Seeretary
of stato for India dated 18/5/23 received 19/5/23' Begins
' I under stand Eastern & General syndisate are seeking oil eon-
desaion in Ma skat H.M.G. hold view that the D'Arey Exploration Coy,
should obtain eoneession & that it is nndestrahle to i^trodnee eon-
flieting intarests.
If possible,on favourable opportunity oeeurrlng.you should
endeavour to obtain definite understanding fro* the Sultan of Mastat.
to eonflne their eoneesaion to the D'Arey Coy. Hnda.
I will write again & offleially about tie last portion bat
please pat the Sultan wise about Major Holaes & the Bastexn General
Syndicate. You need not tell hi* that latter are only seeking to ex
ploit both grantar and eventual grantee,as they will work any eon
eession they get through the A.P.O. Co*pany & both probably tte
Sultan in partlealar will have to pay a bit aore.bat bear this in
mind please.
Yoara in haste.
.3. 1 did not telegraph as I onderstand neither you nor anybody else
ean get at H.H. If there is any doabt as to this,please take steps
urgently and let me know.

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The volume contains correspondence and telegrams between the Political Department, the Colonial Office and the Secretary of State at 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, 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 Political Agents at Kuwait and Muscat, local rulers, Anglo Persian Oil Company (APOC) and Eastern and General Syndicate Limited representatives on the negotiations for oil concessions in Kuwait, Bahrain, Nejd [Najd, Jubail, Saudi Arabia], Qatar, Muscat, Oman and Trucial Coast The historic term used by the British to refer to the Gulf coast of Trucial Oman, now called United Arab Emirates. .

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1 volume (286 folios)
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The documents in the volume are arranged in chronological order. There is an index at the beginning of the volume, on folio 3.

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The main foliation is in pencil, encircled, in the top right corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. of each folio. The numbering begins on the first folio after the front cover, on number 1, then 2-63; 64A and 64B; 65-195; 196A and 196B and it carries on to the last folio, ending on 284. There is another foliation sequence, which is incomplete.

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