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'File 10/3 V Qatar Oil Concession' [‎236r] (491/527)

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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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Re Qatar.
1. Travel papers for Bahrain
2. Travel papers for Qataris for India, ’Iraq etc.,
3. What papers do Qatar dhows have ?
(a) for Bahrain or Dibai
(bj for India, Persia, ’Iraq etc.,
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1. People coming from Qatar are given a permit by the hudirs
of Customs either at Doha or at Wakrah. The attached is the
form used by the respective Mudirs. A fee of one rupee is
charged for every person entered in the permit. Persons holding
Qatar permits.for Bahrain are allowed to return on the
°y paying eight annas to the Bahrain authorities for exit visa.
2. When a Qatari intends to go to India or any other outside
country a certificate of identity is issued to him in lieu of
the Qatar permit.
3. Qatar boats do not have regular ’Kol’(boat certificate),
but a certificate, which serves as a manifest a,s well, is
usually given by the Jkudir of Customs in which it is stated
that ' The bearer owner of is a Qatar subject
who is leaving for with of cargo for '.
Qatar people have no boats that can go to India and very few
cargo boats,that ply between Qatar and other portSjare owned by
the Qatar people.
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What happens when a Qatari enters Bahrain ? Is any
endorsement made on his permit ?
Do all Qataris get these permits from the Mudirs or do
some come without ?
B© Do we see the permits unless a certificate of identity
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is pequired ?
13. 6. 34

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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)

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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'File 10/3 V Qatar Oil Concession' [‎236r] (491/527), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/2/414, in Qatar Digital Library <> [accessed 15 October 2019]

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