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'File 10/3 VIII Qatar Oil Concession' [‎51r] (105/456)

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The record is made up of 1 volume (226 folios). It was created in 9 May 1935-23 Nov 1935. 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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CONFIDENTIAL.
No.
C/168 of 0936.
The Hon'ble 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. in the Persian Gulf Historically used by the British to refer to the sea area between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. Often referred to as The Gulf or the Arabian Gulf. presents his com
pliments to
- Hl8 M^Oesty's Secretary of State for India,
London.
2. The Foreign Secretary to the Governmentof
India, Simla.
and has the honour to transmit to him a copj of the undermentioned doc»-
ment (s).
Office of 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.
in the Persian Gulf Historically used by the British to refer to the sea area between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. Often referred to as The Gulf or the Arabian Gulf. ,
Canpi Bahrain.
Dated ... 22nd. May. .193J&..
Reference to previous correspondence:
i olitical Agent Bahrain's telegram No.92 of 18th
May 1935.
Description of Enclosure.
i ^ngliah version of Qatar Oil
Concession dated the 17th
May 1936.
2. Letter dated the 17th May 1936
from iir.C.itylles to the Shaikh
of yatar.
3. Letter dated the 17th May 1936
from Mr.C.Mylies to the Shaikh
of Qatar.
4. Letter dated the 17th May 1936
from Mr.C.^ylles to the Shaikh
of Qatar.
6. Letter dated the 18th x936
from Mr .C.Mylies to the Political
Agent, Bahrain.
QATAR
OIL
CONCESSION.
iScc
Copy, with copy of enclosures Nos#1,2,3 and 4, forwarded, with
eompliments, to 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. , Bahrain, for informa
tion.

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The volume contains correspondence between 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. in the Persian Gulf Historically used by the British to refer to the sea area between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. Often referred to as The Gulf or the Arabian Gulf. , the Secretary of State for India and the Sheikh of Qatar about the Qatar Oil Concession and the protection offered to Qatar from His Majesty's Government, in exchange for the Oil Concession granted to the Anglo-Persian Oil Company (APOC).

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There is an index at the end of the volume (folios 215-221).

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1 volume (226 folios)
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The papers in the volume are arranged chronologically. There is an index at the end of the volume (folios 215-221). The index is arranged chronologically and refers to documents within the volume; it gives brief description of the correspondence with a reference number, which refers back to that correspondence in the volume.

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The volume has a foliation number on the front top right of each folio. The numbering is in pencil, encircled, it starts on the first page of writing with 1, and ends on the back cover with 226. There is a second foliation, starting on f. 167 (numbered 167) and ending on f. 214 (numbered 193); the numbering from 193-212 reads right to left, as the document is in Arabic.

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English and Arabic in Latin and Arabic script
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