'F-86 File 82/27 - V QATAR OIL' [57r] (122/466)
The record is made up of 1 volume (228 folios). It was created in 19 Jun 1934-21 Jan 1935. 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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the ?s&pe« e had not before ue 9 however, any Map
•hewing It and I did not wish to preaa l^uad Bey &e to hi#
precise conception of the boundary# It is a possible
•uraise that the secret unde standing which is eup o ed
to exist between the Shaykh of Qatar and. Il>n l>a f dd
establiviies a ^ fr.cJkO boundary runrdng from near : alee
to Karaana and beyond# Fuad Bey adjaitted that the words
in he third sent nee of this paragraph, w: ich read
w alteration of the fcnovzn frontier or even the existing
one ould be more logical if he had seic #«•• of the
existing frontier or even the kaovn one •
9 , I have elaborated the points in the proceeding
paragraph because it was clear to me that Ibn Sa , tid
attaches rot er special iaportance to the mention of
talM and ^ch Ikhwin settlements as exist in the neigh
bouring country to the east and south-east#
10 . I was not clear as to whether the \*>rde mire in
the last sentence oftthe memor: ndua referred to the
Trucial Slieykhs or to 1 >cal pt raonages ho acctTpted
Saudi sovereignty* Fuad Bey ©a.id tht,t it inferred to the
heylchs of the various principalities on the coast#
thread run ing through ell hie argument, though it was
not reve led in any express language and he did not
contest my repeated use of the /ords ^ British sphere
of in In. rice”, ns ht ie; .1 . o ^tes ,a - 15
and of the coastal rulers auet nee# warily be eontaaiiitoe*
I su gested, thou;^i in a lighter vein, that it might be
interesting to I'now whether n account had oeen kept of
Saktt levied beyond the blue line, with a view to a
claim for reimbursement.
11 # I need add little to what I have said in my
telegram under reference regarding two other import ht
points in the conversation, namely Fuad Bey’s complaints
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The volume contains correspondence 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. at Bahrain 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. at Bushire, the Government of India, the 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. in London and Anglo-Persian Oil Company (APOC) representatives in regard to the air reconnaissance of Qatar and the negotiations with ‘Abdullāh bin Jāsim Āl Thānī, Sheikh of Qatar, for the oil concession, including arrangements for APOC's Mr Mylles visiting Doha and on the visit of the Sheikh of Qatar to Bahrain, from 14 to 19 October 1934. The volume contains draft agreements and:
- 'Memorandum respecting the Boundaries in Arabia: Anglo-Turkish Arrangements' (ff. 22-23), with map (f. 24) showing the Anglo-Turkish Conventions lines in the Arabic peninsula;
- Hand-drawn map showing the itinerary of the Qatar air reconnaissance carried out on 29 June 1934 (folio 34).
- 'Sketch map of Qatar Peninsula' (folio 218).
There are some letters in Arabic, mainly to and from the local rulers.
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- 1 volume (228 folios)
The documents in the volume are mostly arranged in chronological order. There are notes at the end of the volume, (folios 213-219). The file notes are arranged chronologically and refer to documents within the file; they give a brief description of the correspondence with reference numbers in red crayon, which refer back to that correspondence in the volume.
There is also an brief index at the beginning (f. 1A) indicating the main topics covered in the volume.
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Foliation: the foliation sequence (used for referencing) commences at the front cover with 1, and terminates at the inside back cover with 230; these numbers are written in pencil and are located in the top right corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. side of each folio. An additional foliation sequence is present in parallel between ff 35-229; these numbers are also written in pencil, but are not circled. A previous foliation sequence, which is also circled, has been superseded and therefore crossed out.
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