'F-86 File 82/27 - V QATAR OIL' [145r] (298/466)
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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(1) On all THE SUBSTANCES other than asphalt
ozokerite and natural gas royalty at the
(2) On asphalt and ozokerite royalty at the
( 3 ) On natural gas royalty at the rate of ..
If the Shaikh shall require payment of royalties at
any time other than an anniversary of the date of signature the
Company shall on notice being given by the Shaikh pay such
royalties as may have accrued up to a date 3 months prior to the
receipt of such notice from the Shaikh and a reasonable time
shall be allowed to the Company to effect the payment.
The Company shall measure all fluid substances exported
from or sold for consumption in the State of Qatar by dipping of
tanks or through orifice meters^ and all solid substances by weight,
and shall keep accurate records thereof to which the duly
authorised representative of the Shaikh shall have access at all
reasonable times. The Company shall submit to the Shaikh
annually an accurate record of all THE SUBSTANCES exported from
or sold for consumption in Qatar during each year.
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The Company shall have the right subject to the
provisions of Article 7 to construct maintain and operate such
roads telegraph and telephone installations and lines wireless
stations railways refineries harbours pipelines pumping stations
workshops houses and other works as it may require solely for
the purposes of its operations including the accommodation of
The Company may likewise utilise without hindrance all
such means of transportation by land air and water communication
or operation as may be necessary for the effective conduct of its
The Shaikh shall have the right in case of need to us
tree of charge the Conipany*s roads telegraph tol^phon^ and
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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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