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'File 10/3 V Qatar Oil Concession' [‎1r] (16/527)

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The record is made up of 1 volume (254 folios). It was created in 14 May 1934-19 Jul 1934. 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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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA,
Department.
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■This is m ORIGINAL sent by 'post to save
expense and undue use of the wires, intended to be treated, on
receipt, with the same expedition as it had been telegraphed. To
save time and formalities it is worded and signed as if it had been
so despatched.}
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. ,
Bushire, at Sea,
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. ,
Bahrain,
Office 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. , s.s. M VASKA M at Sea,
No. C-200
14 th May
SUBJECT ; QATAR OIL
n,\o
Reference your letter Ho,C/507 dated the 12th May 1934
which we discussed when you came on board the M Vasna M .
2, Your paragraph 6. The second air reconnaissance, I think
this would be rather difficult to arrange at present,
3, Your paragraph 6, Map for Shaikh Abdullah, I concur,
4, Your paragraph 6. Information regarding American
geologists. I concur. Please let me have a copy of your letter
to Shaikh Abdulla, the terms of which we drew up together.
5, Your paragraph 10. Visit of unofficial emissary of
Anglo Persian Oil Company to Shaikh. I concur and have telegraphed
accordingly/
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The volume contains correspondence, telegrams and memoranda exchanged 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. and 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. and with the Foreign Office, the Secretary of State for India, H.M's Minister in Jedda, the Sheikh of Qatar and the Anglo-Persian Oil Company (APOC) on the subjects of the boundaries of Qatar and the Qatar Oil Concession.

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There is an index (folios 227-249).

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1 volume (254 folios)
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The papers in the volume are arranged chronologically. There is an index at the end of the volume, (folios 277-249). 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 foliation is in pencil on the top right corner, encircled. The numbering starts on the first page of writing from 1-185; then 186, 187A, 187B, 188; then 223, 224A, 224B; and it carries on until 254, which is the last number given, on the back cover. There is a second foliation, in pencil on the top right corner, starting on folio 1 (numbered 1); skipping or missing 57; then 112, 113, 113A; ending on folio 225 (numbered 227).

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English and Arabic in Latin and Arabic script
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