'F-81 82/1-V A.P.O.C. Kuwait'
- Political Agent, Kuwait (correspondent)
Emir of Kuwait (correspondent)
Eastern and General Syndicate Limited, oil company (correspondent)
Colonial Office (correspondent)
Secretary of State for India, United Kingdom (correspondent)
The volume contains correspondence between the Colonial Office and the Secretary of State at the India Office in London, the Embassy of the United States of America at London, the Political Resident at Bushire, the Political Agent at Kuwait and Anglo Persian Oil Company (APOC) representatives. Main subject is the negotiation for the oil concession in Kuwait between APOC and the competitor Eastern and General Syndicate Limited.The volume includes a draft of the Kuwait Oil Concession, dated 1st December 1932 (folios 54-60) and a letter to Shaikh Aḥmad al-Jābir Āl Ṣabāḥ, ruler of Kuwait, in English and Arabic.
1 volume (193 folios)
The documents in the volume are mostly arranged in chronological order. There are notes at the end of the volume, (folios 179-182). The file notes are arranged chronologically and refer to documents within the file; they give brief description of the correspondence with reference numbers in red crayon, which refer back to that correspondence in the volume.
The foliation is written in pencil, not circled, and can be mainly found in the top right corner of the recto side of each folio, with a minority in the top centre. The numbering commences at the title page with 1A, 1B and 1C; then 2 and 2A and it carries on until at f. 184, which is a loose polyester sheet at the end of the volume.
- Item contributor:
- British Library. India Office Records and Private Papers
- Data contributor:
- Qatar National Library
- 1 volume (193 folios)
- Concessions, Oil, Kuwait
- Geographic region:
Creative Commons Non-Commercial Licence
Open Government Licence
- Is part of:
- British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers