'File 82/27 III (F 84) APOC: Qatar Oil' [139r] (275/638)
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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Notwithstanding anything contained in the
agreement between the Company and the Sheikh of Qatr the
Company shall not have the right to use or occupy, and
shall no^t include in the areas to "be acquired or
utilised for the purposes of its operations, any sites
which may have "been selected hy or on hehalf of the
Sheikh or His tejesty's Government for defence purposes,
for aerodromes, aeroplane or seaplane hases or for
wireless and telegraph installations or in connection
with the development of harbours, provided that with
the consent of His Majesty 8 s Government which shall not
be unreasonably withheld the Company shall have the
right to use for the purposes of its operations such
harbours as may be developed by the Sheikh or His
Ivkjesty^ Government if there is not reasonable harbour
accommodation available elsewhere. Subject to the
terms of the agreement between the Company and the
Sheikh harbours developed by the Company shall be under
its complete and exclusive control-
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8.' Telegraph, wireless and telephone installations
if any, maintained by the Company shall be for use only
in its business and as provided in the concession, and
shall be so constructed and operated that their
operations shall not interfere with the operations of
such wireless, telegraph or telephone installations as
^ay be established by the Sheikh or His Majesty's
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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)
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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