'File 82/27 III (F 84) APOC: Qatar Oil' [186r] (373/638)
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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FOREIGN OFFICE, 3.W. 1.
S. 1833/81/91. 22nd Ivarch 1934.
With reference to mala Off ice letter No.P.z.1788/34 of
the 20th Iviarcn i'egardlng tiie proposed s^atar oil concession, I
am directed by Secretary Sir John Simon to request you to
info nn Secretary Sir Samuel Ho are tiiat he concurs in the
first and third of the proposals contained in paragraph 8 of
the Political .Resident ' b telegram N o. T/53 of the 14th March,
namely that the Sheikh of Qatar should ha informed that since
His Majesty's Gtovemment regard the granting of a right of
survey in c^itar as part and parcel of a concession, he cannot
grant such a right without their permission; and, in general,
that pressure should he Drought to hear on the Sheikh to the
end that he should agree, in principle, to the grafting of th
concession to the Anglo-Persian oil Company or the Iraq
2. with regard to Lieutenant-Colonel Fowle's second proposaj
namely that it should he pointed out to the Sheikh that hy
entering into direct relations with King Ihn Saud he has hroke
Article IV of his treaty with His Majesty^ Government and has
incurred their displeasure and, moreover, that any arrangement
which he has made with King Ihn Saud cannot he permitted to
stand, sir John Simon considers that, in principle, it would
useful in the first instance to know what these arrangement
^re. since, however, he understands that in the view of
Sir Samuel Hoare it is aesirahle to impose this veto at once,
order that the Sheikh may be under no misapprehension on
point, he is prepared to concur in the course proposed hy
toder Secretary of state. Colonel/
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. .
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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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