'F-86 File 82/27 - V QATAR OIL' [151r] (310/466)
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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All labourers required by the Company in the State
of Qatar shall be engaged from the Shaikh’s own men or those
whom he may recommend. But managers and skilled employees
and clerks may be brought from outside * and also labourer s^ if
suitable labourers in the State of Qatar are insufficient in
number. The Company will not keep any employee of whom the
Shaikh expresses disapproval, but such disapproval^ shall not
be expressed without showing due cause.
Article_ 18 .
The Shaikh and the Company declare that they base the
performance of this Agreement on principles of mutual good will
and good faith as well as on a reasonable interpretation of
The Company undertakes to acknowledge and respect in
every way the powers and rights of the Shaikh as Ruler of the
State of Qatar.
Ar t i cle_12 •
Nothing laid down in this Agreement shall prevent the
Shaikh in any way from granting concessions to other parties for
any article other than THE SUBSTANCES mentioned in Article 1,
provided that such concessions do not interfere with the rights
or operations of the Company under this Agreement.
4 rticle_ 20 .
The Company shall make all payments that become due to
the Shaikh under this Agreement into the Shaikh’s account at the
Bank in and the Bank’s receipt shall be a
full discharge for the Company in respect to the payment of the
sum stated in the Bank’s receipt. The Shaikh may from time to
time designate in 'writing another Bank or Banks for the purpose
°f this Article.
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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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