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'File 82/27 III (F 84) APOC: Qatar Oil' [‎22r] (60/638)

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The record is made up of 1 volume (319 folios). It was created in 22 Feb 1934-30 Apr 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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From
To
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H.M f s Minister, Jecida 0
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. , Bus aire-
Coiov by Bag to H.M 1 s Secretary of State for Foreign
Affairs, Loridon e
Government of India, Foreign .3a d Political
Department, New Delhi.
No» 22
Dated 27th deceived 28th February 1934.
Government of India telegram to India
Office dated 21st February regarding qATAJR.
Following are main points in my telegrair
to Foreign bffice No.8 Saving of February 13th which was
repeated to you in cypher you apparently do not hold.
While always reluctant to accept position
of successor of Turks Ion Saud might for present political
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reasons agree to Blue Linelbut only I think if stating
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under what amounts to ?dofending adjoining ?natiott- the
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other side.
No aietinction can be made between
Ion Saud and IKHWAN.
Ibn Saud almost certainly regards
MURRA a^s his subjects having sent a punitive expedition
against them and established Ikawan settlement in their
country even at places east of Blue Line e.g. SIKAK and
ANBAK.
I agree that question should not be
raisedl -with Ibn Saud but if he learns that we
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have defined Qatar boundary as suggested he will probably
as sume•..

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The volume contains correspondence and notes of meetings 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, 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 and ‘Abdullāh bin Jāsim Āl Thānī, Shaikh of Qatar, the Foreign Office, the Anglo-Persian Oil Company (APOC) and H.M.'s Ministry at Jedda in regard to the southern borders of Qatar, the Qatar oil concession and the relations of the Shaikhdom with the King of Saudi Arabia, ‘Abd al-‘Azīz bin ‘Abd al-Raḥmān bin Fayṣal Āl Sa‘ūd (Ibn Sa‘ūd). There are documents in Arabic, mainly letters to and from the Sheikh of Qatar. Some of the documents in the volume are marked as confidential.

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1 volume (319 folios)
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The documents in the volume are arranged in chronological order. There are notes at the end of the volume (folios 305-311). The notes refer to documents within the volume; they give a brief description of the correspondence with a reference number in blue or red crayon or ink, which refers back to that correspondence in the volume.

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The main foliation is in pencil in circled numbers, in the top right of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. of each folio. The numbering starts starts on the first folio of writing with 1A, 1B, 1C, 1D; and runs through to 312, which is the last number given on the last folio of the volume. There is a blank page at the beginning and three at the end of the volume.There is also another sequence, which is incomplete, written in pencil, in the top right corner, starting with 39 on folio 37 and ending with 299 on folio 312.

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English and Arabic in Latin and Arabic script
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