'File 82/27 III (F 84) APOC: Qatar Oil' [162r] (325/638)
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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amLOSURH IN CEVIC^ CCV^-gNG LiiTT^^ NC.a;. 1640/279/
91. DATED 19til i.^CTri 1954 .
531/412/17. 27 tia February 1934.
(1/f dear G r),
lr Your personal letter E.732/279/91 of February 1
regarding the ^atar ooundary question:
I did not think that my observations were worth
tlie expense of telegraphing. Nevertheless, on ray
imperfect information ahout the past, I saw considerahle
danger in the No i.an 1 s Land proposal. I therefore gave my
/Views for what they are worth in a Saving ram No. 8 of
l:y economical intentions have he en partly defeated
by a mistake in the Legation. We overlooked the fact that
the Savingram was in a cypher not held "by Bushire. As
Fowle aoes not yet seem to have Reported I am telegraphing
to him only the essence of the Saving ram and am sending
copies of the condensed version to you and the Government
I received further papers hy the hag which
arrived on February 25, viz. your P.Ls. Nos.51(782/81/91),
^(E.759/81/91) and 53(S.854/189/91), all of February 8.
enclosures in these despatches confirm me in the view
that v/e should be at least as careful in regard to direct
r eIations between Ibn 3aud and the Sheykh of Qatar as we
^ave become in regard to direct relations between Ibn Saud
the Sheykh of Kuwait.
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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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