'File 10/4 III Trade Report Bahrain Islands'

IOR/R/15/2/1346

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The record is made up of 1 volume (313 folios). It was created in 21 Oct 1936-3 Sep 1940. 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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Trade reports and related material. The papers include Department of Overseas Trade Report on Economic and Commercial Conditions in the Persian Gulf Historically used by the British to refer to the sea area between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. Often referred to as The Gulf or the Arabian Gulf. , December 1936 , by Frank H Todd, Vice-Consul, Bushire (London: His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1937); trade reports of the Bahrain Islands for the years ended 31 March 1936 - 31 March 1939 inclusive; and related correspondence. The trade reports list imports from thirty-one countries (notably India, Arabia, Iraq, Persia, Africa, England [United Kingdom], United States, Japan, Java, Germany, Holland [the Netherlands], and Italy) under the main headings of animals for slaughter; building materials; cereals; dyeing and colouring materials; oils; pearls, shells and specie; provisions; textiles and fabrics; and miscellaneous; and exports to twenty-three countries (notably Arabia, Iraq, India, Persia, England [United Kingdom], United States, Germany, and France) under the main headings of building materials; cereals; animals; dyeing and colouring materials; oils; pearls, shells and specie; provisions; textiles and fabrics; and miscellaneous. The Arabic language and script content of this file consists of letterheads only.

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1 volume (313 folios)
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The papers are arranged chronologically from the front to the rear of the volume.

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Foliation: the system in use appears in the top right corner of each folio: folios 1A-3 (circled), folios 4-6 (not circled), folios 7-308 (circled). An uncircled numerical sequence also appears in the top right corner of all the main documentary elements of the file, numbered 8-245 (folios 21-277).

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English and Arabic in Latin and Arabic script
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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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IOR/R/15/2/1346
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English Office files: 10/4 III

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21 Oct 1936-3 Sep 1940 (CE, Gregorian)

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