'File 82/27 III (F 84) APOC: Qatar Oil' [302r] (611/638)
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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Telegram XX« u
From H.M's Secretary of State for India, London,
! £ Political Keaident, Bushire, uo. 1100
Repeated to Uovernment of India, Foreign and Political
Department, Simla. £io. 1101
K.M's Minister, Jedda. Bo.1102.
Dated 28tn received 29th April 1934.
Imp or t ant .
Your telegram of the 26th April ho, 412,
paragraph 4 and Government of India's telegram of April
/ 27th .No, 977. Q.atar Boundaries.
.A Once necessary communication has been made
I at Jedda you may inform Shaikh that nis Majesty 's (iovernment
I have given Ibn Saud to ^udrrstand that they regard Blue
Line as eastern boundary of tiaudi Arabia area lying to
east thereof as British sphere. We think it desirable
change) that intimation should be conveyed orally . In view
of improbability that we could reply on Shaikh to support
positive claim made on our behalf to "intermediate area"
as "appertaining to ^atar" we think it preferable not to
changes)use latter phuase in any fcrmal communication.
2. iou will of co^se appreciate that while
we are now taking our stand on Blue Line and are advised
t&at we are legally and internationally on strong ground
in doing so it may be necessary at later stage in the
light of Saudi reaction to make some small local territorial
concession to Ibn Saud to east of it e.g. Barr al trarah.
Concession would of course be made only after adequately
full discussion and negotiation.
Secretary of State for India.
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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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