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'File 8/16 Bahrain Intelligence Reports' [‎26r] (51/146)

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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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SECRET.
BAHRAIN INTELLIGENCE SUMMARY No.10 FOR PERIOD
16TH TO 31ST MY, 1946-.
102. MOVEMENTS OF OPPTCTAT.S .
„ T ^ ? n l 6th t * 16 Hon'ble Lieut-col. W.R. Hay, C.S.X.,
by 'plane from India and assumed charge as
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 the Persian Gulf The historical term used to describe the body of water between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. .
t jt» 4 . ? n t J le 17th tlie Hon’ble Sir Geoffrey prior, K.C.I.E.,
leit ior Cairo by air.
Dnn ^^ i ^ A 0n 2 0th captain H.D.H. Ranee, the Assistant
Agent, left by air for Sharjah and returned on the
<dord.
Wnn ' C * J * Pelly, O.B.E., Secretary to the
^ he ,P olitlcal Resident in the Persian Gulf The historical term used to describe the body of water between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. , arrived from
Bushire by the s.s. "Barpeta".
103 • VISITORS .
(i) On the 16th Mr. A.A. Helmi of the Anglo-Iranian Oil
at sh,r),h »«i*«
( i i'> 0n , the I9th Mr. G.E. Reid of Messrs. Holloway
?h Baghdad Office arrived in Bahrain by air and left on
the 26th. The purpose of his visit was to draw up preliminary
• f °T'installation of the piped drinking water supply.
Work is likely to start within a year.
pni 31s ^ Shaikh Mohammed bin Saqr, brother of the
5v! le J\ Sharjah, arrived by air for medical treatment in Bahrain,
7 a ? c o m Panied by his son Khalid and they are the
guests of His Highness. The Shaikh complains of pain in the
knees, but it is taxing the skill of all the Bahrain doctorl to
find something the matter with him.
104. CALLS .
HifJ Hi g hneas Shaikh Sir Salman bin Hamad
k.C.I.E., Ruler of Bahrain, paid a formal visit to
in\he n P erIian"GSf W ;?'th ay I Politioal Resident
, i ^ arsaan Gulf, at the Agency An office of the East India Company and, later, of the British Raj, headed by an agent. . He was accompanied bv his
Mn isi a^KhaliShH^E? ISa al Khallfa ^ Shaikh Abdulla
., . fj 10 Hon'ble 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. , accompanied bv
Agent and the Assistant 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. , returns
his call the same day at the Ghadhabiyah Palace.
° n 21st 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. called on Shaikh
residence ^ 1 &1 Khallfa ’ at the lat^r'sMuharraq
0n the ? 6th Khan Bahadur Haji Abdul-Asiz bin Hasan
ai-Qasaibi gave a tea party at which the Hon'ble the Political
wlre d present? POlltlcal A ^ ent and the Assistant 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.
fo-n ?K-, th ?^ 29 t l? is Highness Shaikh Salman gave a dinner
for the Hon'ble the Politioal Resident at his Palace at Rafa"!
S® ? u ® ats ino J ud ®J 3 he -P^itica 1 Agent and the Assistant polil
al Agent and chief officers of the various State Departments.
(Cont'd)

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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)
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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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