Skip to item: of 536
Information about this record Back to top
Open in Universal viewer
Open in Mirador IIIF viewer

'File 10/3 VII Qatar Oil Concession' [‎2r] (18/536)

This item is part of

The record is made up of 1 volume (261 folios). It was created in 17 Jan 1935-30 Apr 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.

Transcription

This transcription is created automatically. It may contain errors.

Apply page layout

IHDIA C'-'ICS,
„ , „ WKITMiAIX, S.W.I.
>■%. 507/55.
17th January 1S55
fM" 1
Many thanks for your letter of 14th January
sending us twelve copies of the draft of the Qatar
Concession and five copies of your map of Q.atar.
I notice that the draft concession still includes
Article 20 about the method of making payments to
the Sheikh and assume that you propose to try to
secure the Sheikh's concurrence in this but to
abandon it ii he is obdurate. Otherwise we have
no comment to make.
I will send you a separate letter on the
question oi the Southern limit of your concession
which you raised in our discussion on ICth January.
We are very grateful to you for offering to let us
have a few more copies of the map when these are
available.
LAITHV^A/T£,
lefroy, Esq.,
Anglo-Persian Oil Company,Ltd. ,
Britannic House,
Finsbury Circus,
3.C.2.

About this item

Content

The volume contains correspondence and telegrams between 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. , 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. and 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 with the Shaikh of Qatar, the Foreign Office, the Anglo-Persian Oil Company (APOC) on the borders of Qatar, the oil concession and the relations of the Shaikhdoms with Ibn Saud.

The volume includes:

There is an index at the end of the volume (folios 250-256).

Extent and format
1 volume (261 folios)
Arrangement

The papers in the file are arranged chronologically. There is an index at the end of the volume, on folios 250-256. 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.

Physical characteristics

The foliation is on the front top right of each folio. The numbering is in pencil, mostly encircled, starting with 1 on the first page of writing and ending on back cover with 261. There is a second foliation, uncircled, starting from folio 26 (numbered 25) and ending on folio 101 (numbered 100).

Written in
English and Arabic in Latin and Arabic script
View the complete information for this record

Use and share this item

Share this item
Cite this item in your research

'File 10/3 VII Qatar Oil Concession' [‎2r] (18/536), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/2/416, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100024084949.0x000013> [accessed 6 December 2019]

Link to this item
Embed this item

Copy and paste the code below into your web page where you would like to embed the image.

<meta charset="utf-8"><a href="https://www.qdl.qa/en/archive/81055/vdc_100024084949.0x000013">'File 10/3 VII Qatar Oil Concession' [&lrm;2r] (18/536)</a>
<a href="https://www.qdl.qa/en/archive/81055/vdc_100024084949.0x000013">
	<img src="https://images.qdl.qa/iiif/images/81055/vdc_100000000241.0x00022f/IOR_R_15_2_416_0018.jp2/full/!280,240/0/default.jpg" alt="" />
</a>
IIIF details

This record has a IIIF manifest available as follows. If you have a compatible viewer you can drag the icon to load it.https://www.qdl.qa/en/iiif/81055/vdc_100000000241.0x00022f/manifestOpen in Universal viewerOpen in Mirador viewerMore options for embedding images

Use and reuse
Download this image