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'File 10/3 V Qatar Oil Concession' [‎238r] (495/527)

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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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P. A.
Wlien a Qatari enters Bahrain his travel permit is checked
and sealed by the Bahrain Passport Officer before he is allowed
to land. No endorsement is made on the permit, besici.es the seal
of the Passport Office, but when he wants to return from Bahrain
to Qatar the words ’Permitted to return’ are made on his jJex’mit
for which he has to pay eight annas to the Bahrain Passport jj
authorities.
As a rule,all Qatar subjects should be in possession of
travel permits when they come to Bahrain which should be signed
by the Ludir of Customs, but few person^,sometimes,come to Bahrain
without such permits, but they are either sailors or Tawashis.
When a man from Qatar applies for a certificate of identity
he brings his permit with him to establish his identity, but
persons who have no permits are granted certificate of identity
from the Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. when they bring a letter of introduction from
a known oerson in Bahrain.
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.

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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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'File 10/3 V Qatar Oil Concession' [‎238r] (495/527), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/2/414, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100031220650.0x000060> [accessed 15 October 2019]

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