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'File 82/1 II (F 53) A.P.O.C., and Oil Concession - Arab Coast' [‎92r] (187/576)

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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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No. iU- -5 of 1923.
pritiah Residency A diplomatic office of the British Government established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. and w onsulate~Qeneral,
Pus hire , 8th July 1923 •
Reference telegram unnumbered dated
3rd received 5th July 1923-
Wy Lord Duke ,
1 have the honour to acknowledge the receipt of
Your Graced telegram cited above and at th© same time to
forward a translation of a letter dai.ed 21st Way 1923 from
the Sultan of Hejd to His Excellency the High Commissioner
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for Iraq on the subject of the oil concession granted to
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the Eastern and General Syndicate.
1 trust tnat within a week Sir Arnold Wilson t
General Manager of the Anglo Persian Oil Company , will
visit Pushire and that 1 shall have the advantage of con
sulting with him before replying to the letter from the
Saltan of Hejd , of which the translation accompanies this
despatch.
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I have the honour to be ,
With the highest respect,
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Your Grace s most obedient,
humble servant ,
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Lieut-Col.,
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. and
His Majesty's Consul-General for Para, etc.
His Grace the Duke of Devonshire ,
K .G . , P .C . , G .0 .G • , g .C .V .0 . ,
Secretary of State for the Colonies ,
Downing street, LCi)tDGw , S.W.I.

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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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