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'File 29/7 I Consular: Passport and Visa Regulations (governing Bahrain, Muscat, Kuwait and other Shaikhdoms)' [‎102r] (208/590)

The record is made up of 1 file (292 folios). It was created in 24 Dec 1929-16 Oct 1934. 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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WC • /7 / 4 cf 1931.
British iiesicLenoy & Ocnsulate G-eneral.
Vi
Bushire, the l f ~ August 1931.
To
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. .
3 A H K A I h
/
Sir
With reference to your letter No: 802 dated
the 4th July 1931.
2 * ■ L am directed to inform you that in 1928 thk I
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, vide his telegram No: 797
dated the 26th November,requested this office to
arrange for ail persons coming to Bahrain from Bahai
to be armed with passes issued by the Shaikh cf Dubai
or the Kesidency Agent.
3. Accordingly, necessary instructions were
issued to the Hesidency Agent. The latter, however,
failed to realise the limited application cf cur in-
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structions and ordered the Ruler cf Dubai and other
Shaiks cf the Trucial Oman to issue in future Travel
documents to those cf their subjects v/hc wished to
proceed to Bahrain.
by the Ruler cf Sharjah cf a formidable system cf
printed Travel documents signed by himself and cf
general application.
issue cf letter No: 1289 dated the 20th June asking
Political Agents in future not to recognise Travel
documents issued by local Sheikhs; and it was not
4
This led in due course to the introduction
5
it was this innovation that induced the'

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This file contains correspondence and documents related to passport and visa regulations in the various Shaikhdoms of the Gulf, primarily in Bahrain, Kuwait and Muscat.

The majority of the correspondence is between Charles Belgrave, Adviser to the Government of Bahrain; the Political Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. in Bahrain; the Political Residency A diplomatic office of the British Government established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. in Bushire and other British officials, both in the region and in London.

The file also contains a limited amount of correspondence in Arabic, including letters to the Political Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. in Bahrain from Shaikh ‘Abdullāh bin Jāsim, the Emir of Qatar.

On folios 134-135, the file contains a Foreign Office memorandum entitled 'Travel Documents for Persons proceeding to, and for Natives of, Certain British Protectorates and Certain Arab States'.

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1 file (292 folios)
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The papers are arranged in approximate chronological order from the front to the rear of the file.

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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 292; 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 9-260; 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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