'File 39/23 II Negotiations for seabed oil in Bahrain, Trucial Coast and Qatar' [4r] (7/138)
The record is made up of 1 file (67 folios). It was created in 8 Jun 1949-5 Dec 1950. 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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(d) Article 20. You will notice that, in effect,
the Shaikh requires a monopoly over all labour as I under
stand is already the case with the labour employed by
(e) Article 31. Sir Hugh tells me that in point
of fact the Arabic text will prevail as he has been so
requested by Shaikh Abdullah since the agreement was
3. The conditions laid down in Foreign Office telegram
No.297 of 21st May appear to me satisfied and if you
approve the agreement^Sir Hugh would like me to visit
Qatar on Wednesday the 15th on which date he wishes to sign.
4. This copy is the only one in existence and he is
anxious to receive it back and have it copied with any
amendments which you may suggest as soon as possible.
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The file contains correspondence, in English and Arabic, between 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. at Bahrain, the Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. at Sharjah and local rulers regarding their jurisdiction over the seabed adjacent to their coastline, for the purpose of oil drilling offshore.
The correspondents are:
- Ruler of Qatar, Shaikh ‘Abdullāh bin Jāsim Āl Thānī;
- Ruler of Bahrain, Shaikh Salmān bin Ḥamad Āl Khalīfah;
- Ruler of Umm-al-Qaiwain [Umm al-Quwain, UAE], Shaikh Ahmad II bin Rashid Al Mu'alla;
- the brother of the Ruler of Sharjah, Shaikh Muhammad bin Saqr Al Qasimi;
- Ruler of Ras al Khaimah, Sheikh Saqr bin Moḥammad Al Qasimi;
- Ruler of Ajman, Shaikh Rashid bin Humaid Al Nuaimi;
- Ruler of Abu Dhabi, Shaikh Shakhbut bin Sultan Al Nahyan;
- Ruler of Dubai, Shaikh Saeed bin Maktoum bin Hasher Āl Maktūm.
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- 1 file (67 folios)
The documents in the file are arranged in chronological order.
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Foliation: the main foliation sequence commences at the front cover with 1 and terminates at the back cover with 69; these numbers are written in pencil, are circled, and are located in the top right corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. side of each folio. An additional incomplete foliation sequence is also present in parallel between ff 2-68; these numbers are written in a combination of pencil and ink, but are not circled (some are crossed out), and they are located in the same position as the main sequence.
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