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File 1421/1908 Pt 3 'Persia: oil; negotiations between the Shaikh of Mohammerah and the Anglo-Persian Oil Co.' [‎225r] (15/338)

The record is made up of 1 item (168 folios). It was created in Apr 1909-Jul 1919. It was written in English. 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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Confidential.
A
Prom
No.Cf.378 of 1914.
British Residency A diplomatic office of the British Government established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. end Consulste-General,
Eushire, 27th October 1914.
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Lieutenant-Colonel S. G. Knox, C.I.E.,
Offg. 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. ,
To
The Hon'ble Lieutenant-Colonel
Sir P. Z. Cox, K.C.I.E., C.S.I.,
Foreign Secretary to the Government of India,
Foreign and Political Department, Delhi.
Sir
»
In continuation of Bushire letter No.3408 of 13th
November 1913, I have the honour to forward for the
information of the Government of India, a copy of the
No.147-C.. dated 14th October 1914. } marginally cited
letter, which has been received from His Majesty’s
Consul at tiihammareh, giving cover to a duplicate of the
receipt for the fifth instalment and interest due on the
loan granted to the Shaikh of Miharamareh in 1909.
A copy of this communication is being forwarded to
KLs Majesty’s Mnister, Tehran.
INDIA, Foreign SECREiAiw., j have, etc.,
* *
No 47 M, dated
19 NOV 1914
Sd/- 3. G. Knox,
Lieut.-Coloft
Offg. 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. .

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Part 3 consists of correspondence relating to an agreement between the Anglo-Persian Oil Company and Shaikh Khazal-Bin-Jaber [Khaz‘al bin Jābir bin Mirdāw al-Ka‘bī] of Mohammerah [Khorramshahr]. The correspondence is mostly between the Government of India (Foreign Department), Foreign Office, and 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. . Included as enclosures are letters, telegrams, and memoranda from the following:

Several matters are covered by the papers, including:

  • the negotiations over a loan to Shaikh Khazal by the Anglo-Persian Oil Company for the use of land on Abadan Island for an oil refinery;
  • the question of what is to be done with company buildings on the island when the concession period ends;
  • the nature of Shaikh Khazal's rights to the land in question;
  • the Persian Government's exceptions to some of the terms of the agreement;
  • the question of guards for the refinery and who will pay for them.
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File 1421/1908 Pt 3 'Persia: oil; negotiations between the Shaikh of Mohammerah and the Anglo-Persian Oil Co.' [‎225r] (15/338), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/10/144/1, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100030500368.0x00003b> [accessed 11 December 2019]

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