890b.6363 Gulf Oil Corporation/35: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Chargé in Great Britain (Atherton)

82. Your 89, February 26, 4 p.m. For your information. Chargé d’Affaires at Baghdad7 reports he has learned from a confidential source in Kuwait that the Shaikh has secretly signed a document granting Anglo-Persian Oil Company an oil concession covering the Shaikdom.

  1. Alexander K. Sloan.