'F-86 File 82/27 - V QATAR OIL' [150r] (308/466)
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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any of the conditions of this Agreement be delayed, the period
of such delay together with such period as may be reasonably
j| necessary, subject to the approval of 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. ,
for the restoration of any damage done during such delay shall
be added to the periods fixed by this Agreement. The necessary
restoration of such damage will be carried out by the Company
as expeditiously as possible.
If any dispute should arise between the Shaikh and
the Company as to the interpretation of this Agreement or as to
any matter arising out of it or with reference to the obligations
of either paity under it^ such dispute shall, failing any agree
ment to settle it in any other way, be referred to two arbitrators
one to be nominated by the Shaikh and one by the Company • Each
party shall nominate its arbitrator within 30 days of receiving
a request from the other party to do so. The two arbitrators
shall thereafter choose a third arbitrator. But should they, or
any other two arbitrators appointed instead of them by the two
parties, fail to agree on the third arbitrator vvithin 60 days
of the request to arbitrate, then both parties agree to accept
a third arbitrator nominated by 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. .
The award shall be made in accordance with the general
principles of law recognised by civilised nations.
The decision of a majority of the arbitrators shall be
final. The place of arbitration shall be Qatar unless the
majority of the arbitrators think otherwise.
In giving a decision the arbitrators shall specify an
^equate period of delay during which the party against whom the
decision is given shall conform to the decision and that party
s hall be in default only if that party has failed to conform to
decision prior to the expiry of that period and not otherwi
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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)
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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