'F-86 File 82/27 - V QATAR OIL' [149r] (306/466)
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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If such termination occurs after 35 years from the date
of signature of this Agreement, all the property of the Company in
the State of Qatar shall be handed over to the Shaikh free of cost.
Kfells actually producing at the time of such termination shall be
handed over in such reasonable good order and repair as they then
On the expiry of this Agreement at the end of the period
of 75 years provided in Article 2 , or of any extension or renewal
of that period all the property of the Company in the State of
Qatar shall be handed over to the Shaikh free of cost. Wells
actually producing at the time of such expiry shall be handed
over in such reasonable good order and repair as they then are.
The Shaikh shall have the right to terminate this
Agreement s -
(a) if the Company shall fail to make the payments referred
to in Article 4 within six months of the date on which
such payments fall due. Provided that if any such
payments are in dispute by the Company the Shaikh shall
not have the right to terminate the Agreement until the
dispute shall have been arbitrated on under Article 16
and unless the Company has failed to comply with the
decision of the arbitrators within three months of the
date of such decision.
(b) if the Company shall be in default under the arbitration
provisions of Article 16.
Ar ti cl e_l 5 .
No failure or omission on the part of the Company to
fulfil any of the conditions of this Agreement shall give the
Shaikh any claim against the Company or be deemed a breach of
this Agreement insofar as the same arises from force majeure and
it through such force majeure the fulfilment by the company of
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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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