'File 82/27 III (F 84) APOC: Qatar Oil' [146r] (289/638)
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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its own requirements. Similarly, the people may take
any such surplus water tor themselves and their animals
free of charge
Article 9 .
The Company may take any soil clay gravel lime
gypsum stone and any similar materials required for its
operations free of cost, "but it shall not prevent the people
from, taking their usual requirements of these materials.
Article 10 .
In consideration of the payments agreed in Article
4, the Company shall have the right to import water, petroleum
fuel, machinery, motor cars and lorries, equipment, plant,
timber, utensils, ironwork, "building materials, medicines,
office equipment and household furniture, and all other
materials equipment and goods required by the Company or its
employees for the purpose of its operations, but not for
re-sale to others, and the right to export its petroleum
and. petroleum products and articles previously imporued by
the Company, ree of customs or import or export aucy oi
taxes or other charges.
The Company, its operations, income, pioxioS t
snd property shall be exempt and free during the peiiod
of this Agreement from all present or future taxes oi
charges of any kind. But the Company shall pay on all
personal goods, clothing and general merchandise imported
by it for the personal use of its employees, the ordinary
duty in force in the State of Qatar.
* ("food supplies" to be inserted if no exemption payiimnu
is made to Shaikh.)
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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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