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'File 8/16 Bahrain Intelligence Reports' [‎11r] (21/146)

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The record is made up of 1 file (71 folios). It was created in 1 Jan 1946-31 Dec 1946. It was written in English. 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 Documents collected in a private capacity. .


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to duty the following day.
Reference paragraph 30 of intelligence Summary No.3.
The Anti-Locust Delegation have carried out reconnais
sance tours in Ajman 5 umm al Qai^vain, Ras al Khaimah, and Abu
Dhabi. 7
Reference paragraph 28 of Intelligence Summary No.3.
Mr. Baker, the head P.C.L. geologist, paid a visit
to Qatar. On leaving Qatar their launch ran into a storm
and took fourteen hours to reach Bahrain against the normal
time of four hours.
Reference paragraph 27 of Bahrain Intelligence Summary
The Shaikh of Dubai has been bestowing lavish, presents
on Shaikh Muhammad bin Ali bin Huwaidin of the Beni Qitab in '
an^attempt to gain the support of the Beni Qitab against Abu
succ Q e 4ed by these means in driving a breach into
the hitherto friendly relations between the Beni Qitab and Abu
^ Shaikh Muhammad bin Ali bin Huwaidin, however, recently
sought a meeting with the Shaikh of Umm al Qaiwain and asked
his help in restoring friendly relations.
Shaikh Salman bin Muhammad bin Isa al Khalifah who has
been studying in Jerusalem arrived in Bahrain by air on the
25th February.
• j Twelve ships called at the port of Bahrain during the
period^under report. Seven of them were of British registry,
3 American, 1 Dutch and 1 Swedish. imports were 2,304 tons of
general cargo for Bahrain and 1,106 tons for transhipment to the
= on f isted of 15 > 554 tons of general cargo
and 121,850 tons of petroleum products.
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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. , Bahrain.

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The file contains fortnightly intelligence summaries produced by the Political Agency An office of the East India Company and, later, of the British Raj, headed by an agent. at Bahrain for the year 1946. The reports, marked as secret, were sent to the Government of India, the 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. , and numerous diplomatic, political, and military offices in the Middle East. Each report is numbered from 1 to 24 and covers a two week period.

The reports are divided into short sections that relate to a particular subject. Contained within the file is intelligence on the following:

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1 file (71 folios)

The file is arranged chronologically.

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Foliation: the main foliation sequence (used for referencing) commences at the front cover with 1, and terminates at the inside back cover with 73; these numbers are written in pencil, are circled, and are located in the top right corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. side of each folio. An additional foliation sequence is present in parallel between ff 1-73; these numbers are also written in pencil, but are not circled, and are located in the same position as the main sequence.

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