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'F-86 File 82/27 - V QATAR OIL' [‎71v] (151/466)

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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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, i_ TT1 in article 11 is mentioned, adequate!?
is unratifted, the boundary laid “9^ n f the ratified convention of IQU.-whicl
defined and definitely adopted m r ^„ent remains operative. Further,;
in the view of His Majesty s Govei , ovisions regarding the fronUeM
article 7 of the 1913 convention co P f ^ United States Embassy should
Koweit, it would be well that the R dal ,y Convention of the 2nd Deeenibei
also be drawn to (c) the Howeit Ne] Finally, since in connexion wit!
1922 (Aitchison, Volume XI (1933), pp- g SS10II it may be of interest to M
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purchasable “ftheyTr'the State Department should require a copy. j
purchasable^ it one ariging out of the question of this frontier;
which needs special attention. I enclose, for your own confidential infonnatio,
and -uMance copies of telegraphic correspondence between 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. andS
the Government of India from which you will see that, althoug m ajes),j
Government are satisfied as to the legal validity of the 1913 ei aJ
marking the eastern boundary on Ibn Saud’s dominions some difficulty ma;
possibly arise in maintaining that the territory immediately to the east of tk.
line still forms part of the dominions of the Sheikh of Qatar. This point J
receiving further consideration; and, meanwhile, should you find it necessarytflj
o-ive the United States Embassy any oral explanations on the matter you should
notwithstanding the fact that the 1914 convention specifically describes the.
blue lifle as dividing Nejd from £C the territory of Qatar,'’ avoid referring!
to the territory to the east of the blue line as specifically forming paid of the!
State of Qatar itself, but refer to it merely as being under British influence.
6. I am sending a copy of this despatch to His Majesty’s Ambassador ati
Washington, and of the correspondence to His Majesty’s Minister at Jedda.
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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.

Extent and format
1 volume (228 folios)
Arrangement

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.

Physical characteristics

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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English and Arabic in Latin and Arabic script
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