Skip to item: of 576
Information about this record Back to top
Open in Universal viewer
Open in Mirador IIIF viewer

'File 82/1 II (F 53) A.P.O.C., and Oil Concession - Arab Coast' [‎161r] (325/576)

This item is part of

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.

Transcription

This transcription is created automatically. It may contain errors.

Apply page layout

are able to satisfy me that they are in a position
and intend to carry out to the full the obligations
which they propose to undertake towards the Sheikhs,
I shall no longer, subject to my remarks in the
following paragraph, feel any strong objection to their
candidature,
9, On the other hand, the Anglo-Persian Oil
Company both by their priority of application and by
their due observance of the correct procedure,have in
my opinion established an undoubted claim to His
Majesty's Government's prior support, provided, of
course, that they are prepared to offer to the Sheikhs
terms at least as favourable as those submitted by
the Eastern and General Syndicate. Consequently I am
not prepared to recognize the Concessions granted to
the latter Company unless and until the Sheikh of
Kuwait has set forth his objections to the draft
Agreement submitted to him by Sir Arnold Wilson: has
explained his statement ( reported in the telegram
of the 13th July from 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. , Kuwait,
a copy of which accompanied your despatch of the 30th
July No.378) that the draft Agreement, is entirely
unacceptable to himself and his people: has satisfied
me of the validity of those objections: and has further
stated precisely in what manner he wishes that Agreement
modified.
10. If when this information
has been obtained from the Sheikh , his proposals are
not

About this item

Content

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. .

The volume includes documents regarding:

Extent and format
1 volume (286 folios)
Arrangement

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

Physical characteristics

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.

Written in
English and Arabic in Latin and Arabic script
View the complete information for this record

Use and share this item

Share this item
Cite this item in your research

'File 82/1 II (F 53) A.P.O.C., and Oil Concession - Arab Coast' [‎161r] (325/576), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/1/619, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100023833826.0x00007e> [accessed 14 October 2019]

Link to this item
Embed this item

Copy and paste the code below into your web page where you would like to embed the image.

<meta charset="utf-8"><a href="https://www.qdl.qa/en/archive/81055/vdc_100023833826.0x00007e">'File 82/1 II (F 53) A.P.O.C., and Oil Concession - Arab Coast' [&lrm;161r] (325/576)</a>
<a href="https://www.qdl.qa/en/archive/81055/vdc_100023833826.0x00007e">
	<img src="https://images.qdl.qa/iiif/images/81055/vdc_100000000193.0x000251/IOR_R_15_1_619_0327.jp2/full/!280,240/0/default.jpg" alt="" />
</a>
IIIF details

This record has a IIIF manifest available as follows. If you have a compatible viewer you can drag the icon to load it.https://www.qdl.qa/en/iiif/81055/vdc_100000000193.0x000251/manifestOpen in Universal viewerOpen in Mirador viewerMore options for embedding images

Use and reuse
Download this image