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'File 10/3 VIII Qatar Oil Concession' [‎66r] (135/456)

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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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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. , i IVf) POLITICAL D ei'ahtment.
EXPRESS LETTER (AIR MAIL).
(N.B.—This is an original message, sent by air mail to save telegraphic
expense, but intended to be treated on receipt with the same expedition as
if it had been telegraphed. It has been drafted as il it were so des^atcliectj .
Secretary of State for India
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 Gul
Prom
To
Dated
13th May, 1935,
No.
P.Z. 3209/35.
f
V/ith reference? to the correspondence ending with my
telegram No.1466 of 11th May, and your telegram No,T/l36
of the same date, copy is enclosed of the revised form, as
approved here, of the draft letter to be addressed to the
Sheikh, copy of which was enclosed v/ith your express letter
of 26th April 1935, No.382-S«
2. The following alterations in the copy of the
Government agreement sent to you by air mail of 16th March
1934, have also been agreed on with the Company:-
(a) Preamble: After date insert "is".
(b) Clause 6, line 1: Amend to read "any right given to
the Company under its".
(c) Clause 11, line 3: Omit words "under the terms of
that Agreement"♦
(d) As reference to "national emergency" has been
omitted in Clause 6 of Commercial Agreement, it is no
longer necessary to insert as Clause 7 of Government
Agreement a clause in terms of Article 7 of Koweit
Government Agreement.
(e) Refining Clause is in same terms as in Koweit
Agreement*
(f) In Schedule regarding preemption, at end of paragraph
3 insert a reference to the Arbitration Act of 1934.
3. A copy of the draft Government Agreement
embodying these amendments is enclosed#
4./

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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)
Arrangement

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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