'File 10/1 XI Bahrain Oil Concession' [24r] (62/494)
The record is made up of 1 volume (245 folios). It was created in 24 Dec 1934-8 May 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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THE BAHREIN PETROLEUM COMPANY LIMITED
Bahrein Island, 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 26, 1934.
His Britannic Majesty* s 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.
3 0 DEC.
I wish "to acknowledge receipt of your letter
No. C/1002-10/1 of the 23rd December, 1934, with the at
tached copy of the text of the telegram which was drawn
up at our meeting of the 15th December.
I note that you have receiyed a reply to that
telegram that the arrangements proposed are entirely sat
isfactory. The Mining Lease in English was delivered
to you yesterday and it is my understanding that you have
arranged for the Arabic translation to be added to it.
The map referred to in your paragraph three has
been prepared and is ready for attachment to the Mining
Lease as soon as the Arabic text is completed.
Chief Local Representative
THE BAHREIN PETROLEUM COMPANY LIMITED
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The volume contains minutes of meetings at Office of the Secretary of State for India in London, and correspondence and telegrams 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. in Bahrain, 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. in Bushire, the Financial Adviser to the Government in Bahrain, Charles Darlymple Belgrave, and representatives of the Bahrain Petroleum Company Limited (BAPCO) on the Mining Lease and on personnel, infrastructures and facilities of the BAPCO's terminal on Sitra Island.
The volume incluses:
- mining cease contract signed by the Sheikh of Bahrain, Hamad Bin Issa Al-Khalifah on 29 December 1934 (f. 30);
- technical drawing of 'Diagram of SITRA TERMINAL TANK LINK-UP' (ff. 58-66A);
- 'Abstracts of accounts of oil measured during 1934';
- 'Statement on Royalty due to the Sheikh of Bahrain for the year 1934' (ff. 169-171).
There are letters in Arabic, to and from the Sheikh of Bahrain.
There is an index at the end of the volume (folios 218-234).
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- 1 volume (245 folios)
The documents in the volume are arranged in chronological order. There is an index at the end of the volume (folios 218-234). The index is arranged chronologically and refers to documents within the volume; it gives brief description of the correspondence with a reference number, which refers back to that correspondence in the volume.
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The foliation starts on the first page with writing (5th folio) and ends on the last. Numbering is encircled, in pencil in top right corner of recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. .
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- English and Arabic in Latin and Arabic script View the complete information for this record
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- Russell, J M
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