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'File 8/16 Bahrain Intelligence Reports' [‎68r] (135/146)

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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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and paragraph 264(i) of this intelligence Summary,
Mr. Hussain Agar has had discussions with the political
Agent and the Adviser to the Bahrain Government and has put
forward certain proposals which are now under consideration
by the Bahrain Government.
269. LOCAL AFFAIRS .
(i) The Bahrain Autumn Hace N Meeting was held on the 29th.
There was a well-filled card of ildW'e nvents and among those
persons who attended were His Highness Shaikh Salman, Shaikhs
Mohammed and Abdullah bin Isa al Khalifah, the 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. , 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. and Mrs. Ranc
and Mr. and Mrs. Belgrave.
(ii) on the 30th Shaikh Abdullah bin Isa al Khalifah left
for Saudi Arabia on a shooting trip.
27 0. SHIPPING .
Twenty-six ships (16 British, 5 American, 4 Norwegian
and 1 Panamanian) called at the port of Bahrain during the
period under report. Imports were 1,122 tons of general cargo
for Bahrain and 158-g- tons for transhipment to the mainland.
Exports consisted of 288 tons of general cargo and 229,400 tons
of petroleum products.
271. METEOROLOGICAL,
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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)
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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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