890g.6363 Wemyss, Lord/84: Telegram

The Chargé in Iraq (Sloan) to the Secretary of State

17. Your telegram No. 7, December 18, 5 p.m.25 Competent Minister stated that four tenders submitted. Taking into consideration all the circumstances British Oil Development offered Government best terms, all other tenders therefore rejected.26

  1. Not printed.
  2. The convention signed on April 20, 1932, between the Iraq Government and the British Oil Development Company was ratified by Iraq on May 21, 1932 (Iraq Government Gazette, No. 27, July 3, 1932).