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'File 10/3 VIII Qatar Oil Concession' [‎71r] (145/456)

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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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2.
times "be a British subject.
3. The employees of the Company in Qatar shall at
all times be British subjects or subjects of the Sheikh,
provided that, with the consent of His Majesty's
Government, such persons of other nationality as are
required for the efficient carrying on of the undertaking
may be employed.
Notwithstanding anything contained in the Agreement
between the Company and the Sheikh, the importation of
foreign native labour shall be subject to the approval 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. .
4. For the purpose of dealing with the Qatar authorities
one of the superior local employees of the Company, who
shall be a British subject, shall be designated chief
local representative of the Company in Qatar. The approval
of His Majesty's Government shall be required for the
person so designated. He will be ordinarily resident in
Qatar and will be responsible for the Company's local
relations with the Qatar authorities, which shall be
conducted through the political representative of His
Majesty's Government in Qatar if and when such a
representative is appointed.
5. Subject to the terms of the Agreement between the
Company and the Sheikh the Company undertakes at all times
to pay due deference to the wishes of the Sheikh and to
the advice of the political representative (if any) of
His Majesty's Government in Qatar and the Political
Resident 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. .
6. Any right given to the Company under its agreement

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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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