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'File 82/27 III (F 84) APOC: Qatar Oil' [‎147r] (291/638)

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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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7.
Article 11*
The ShaiWi agrees to give all necessary assistance
to facilitate the carrying out of this Agreement, and also
to exert his authority to protect as far as possible the
Canpany's personnel and property. The Company may appoint
in consultation with the Shaikh and itself pay trustworthy
guards to assist in protecting the property of the Company
and its employees.
Article 12.
The Company shall have the right to transfer this
Agreement to any other commercial Company "but not to any
Government subject to such Company "being able to fulfil all
the duties and obligations of this Agreement. The Company
shall inform the Sheikh if it so transfers this Agreement.
The Company shall be at liberty to form one or more
subsidiary companies under its own control should it consider
this to be necessary for the working of this Agreement. Any
such subsidiary company shall so far as they are applicable
to its operations enjoy all the rights and privileges granted
to the Company hereunder and shall assume all the engagements
and responsibilities herein expressed.
Article 1.^.
The Company shall have the right to terminate this
Agreement upon giving the Shaikh six months' notice in writing
0 f its intention so to do.
If such termination occurs within 35 years fran the
^ate of signature of this Agreement, all lands granted oy the
Shaikh and any lands or buildings which the Company may have
bought and any houses or buildings constructed by and otner
immovable/

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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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