'File 82/27 III (F 84) APOC: Qatar Oil' [248r] (501/638)
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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might not be resident in Qatar the obligation to
conduct local relations through the Political
Bepresentative of H.M.G, Y^ould in practice have to
be interpreted rather more loosely. Mr. Agnew and
Mr. Hearn took note of this and saw no objection.
It was agreed that words to the following effect
should be added to the third paragraph of Article 6
of the Qatar Commercial Agreement:-
"and in times of national emergency the Sheikh shall
have full use free of charge of the Company's wireless
and telegraph installations and railways for governmental
and that a new Article 7 identical with Article 7 of
the K owe it Government Agreement should be incorporated
in the "Qatar Government Agreement.
Articles 7 and 8 were acceptable to the Companies.
Article 9 . Mr. Agnew said that in view of uhe
international character of the I.P.C. the Government
Agreement would soon become known all ov^i uh.^
and if any refining clause were included in a-orei^nero
would impose a corresponding clauoe on Bri oisSi
Companies in foreign countries, I*- vv " u " ^ ru0
. 1 tt o t + Ap-reement w ould not
clause such as that m the Ko^eit . b
involve the Company in any definite obligation vio
but South American Hepublios would usea similar
p r-o+H- -i -n p* at the company 1 S bank
clause as a means for ^eutm^
balance. Oil Companies always proiexxed, if
refine at the point of production E o that a refining
clause on the linos of the Ko.eit Agreement could
not really give any tangible advantage to the
Government, but it would mean a gre^t
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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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