'File 10/3 VIII Qatar Oil Concession' [69r] (141/456)
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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applicable to the case n oy Article 11 of the
agreement between the Company and His Majesty 's
Government) and if the Company should then not
remedy such failure within the reasonable ti.i.e
which shall be fixed by the arbitrators for so doing,
then in this case, as in the cases mentioned in
Article 14 of the Company's agreement with you,
but in no other, the company agrees that you will
be entitled to terminate the agreement between the
Company and yourself and that all properties of
the Company within the state of Qatar shall become
your property and that they will hand over to you
free of cost land granted to the company by you
and any lands or buildings which the Company may
have bought and any houses or buildings constructed
by the Company and all other irremovable property
of the Company within the State of Qatar, including
the producing wells and borings which shall be
handed over in reasonably good order and repair.
4. You have inti .ated, after discussion with
me, that you understand the nature of the arrange
ments as set out above and that you are prepared to
agree to them, and I request that you will be good
enough to confirm this in writing.
On receipt of your reply His Majesty's
Government will obtain from the Company formal
confirmation of their acceptance of the arrangements
in question and will communjc ate such confirmation
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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).
The volume includes:
- copies of the Concession and copies of correspondence with the Sheikh, in English and Arabic, and copies of the agreement between the British Government and APOC;
- draft clauses of pre-emption of oil in case of national emergency or war (ff. 38-39 and 74-75);
- correspondence from Air Headquarters 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. in Bahrain on the planning of an air reconnaissance of the neighbourhood in Doha;
- letters in English and Arabic from Political Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. informing the Shaikh of the reconnaissance and of the visit from 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. , who gave him a Medal in commemoration of the King-Emperor's Silver Jubilee (f. 140).
There is an index at the end of the volume (folios 215-221).
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- 1 volume (226 folios)
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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