'F-86 File 82/27 - V QATAR OIL' [148r] (304/466)
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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Ar t i c 16 __ii •
The Shaikh agrees to give all necessary assistance to
facilitate the carrying out of this Agreement, and also to exert
f his authority to protect as far as possible the Company’s personnel
and property. The Company may appoint in consultation with the
Shaikh and itself pay trustworthy guards to assist in protecting
the property of the Company and its employees.
Art i cle_12.
The Company shall have the right to transfer this
Agreement to any other commercial Company but not to any Government
subject to such Company being able to fulfil all the duties and
obligations of this Agreement. The Company shall inform the
Shaikh if it so transfers this Agreement.
The Company shall be at liberty to form one or
more subsidiary companies under its own control should it consider
this to be necessary for the working of this Agreement. Any such
subsidiary company shall so far as they are applicable to its
operations enjoy all the rights and privileges granted to the
Company hereunder and shall assume all the engagements and
responsibilities herein expressed.
The Company shall have the right to terminate this
Agreement upon giving the Shaikh six months’ notice in writing
of its intention so to do.
If such termination occurs within 55 yss-^s from the
date of signature of this Agreement, all lands granted by the
Shaikh and any lands or buildings which the Company may have
bought and any houses or buildings constructed by and other
immovable property of the Company within the State of Qatar shall
be handed over to the Shaikh free of cost, ffells actually
producing at the time of such termination shall be handed over in
such reasonable good order and repair as they then are.
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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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