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'File 10/3 V Qatar Oil Concession' [‎86r] (186/527)

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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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F or GENERAL MARAbrii>R #
Draft letter to Sheikh of Qatar.
H. S. Sheikh Abdullah al Qasim ath
Thani,
Ruler of Qatar, -
D 0 H A H.
Y o ur K x ee 1 le nc y,
Afte r compliments,
We acknowledge with thanks
your letter of the 21st Safar 1353
and have duly noted your receipt
of the sum of Rs.5,000.
We have noted with pleasure
your willingness to resume negotia
tions and have informed our London
Principals accordingly. On receipt
of their instructions we will
communicate with you again.
Assuring Your excellency of
our high esteem,
For ANGL0-PLRS1AN OIL COMPANY, LTD

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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.

The volume includes:

There is an index (folios 227-249).

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1 volume (254 folios)
Arrangement

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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