'File 19/109 V (C 32) Bahrain Relations with other Foreign Powers'

IOR/R/15/1/322

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The record is made up of 1 volume (271 folios). It was created in 1 Oct 1929-30 Jun 1931. It was written in English, French 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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This file contains correspondence between British and Persian government officials regarding the harassment and mis-treatment of Bahrainis resident in Persia, notably in the town of Mohammerah (present day Khorramshahr).

Much of the correspondence concerns the arrest of a Bahraini trader named Haji Hamid and reports that the Persian government was forcing Bahrainis to give up their Bahraini nationality and adopt Persian nationality. A petition from Bahrainis resident in Persia (addressed to the British resident) is contained on f.215.

The file also contains correspondence related to an incident involving Bahrainis in Iraq being forced to adopt Iraqi nationality.

Extent and format
1 volume (271 folios)
Arrangement

File is arranged in chronological order, from earliest at beginning of the file to most recent at end.

Physical characteristics

Formerly a bound correspondence volume, the file's pages have been unbound and are now loose.

Foliation starts on first page of text, top right hand circled number. Ends on last page in volume. There is another pencilled, uncircled system that starts on f.2.

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English, French and Arabic in Latin and Arabic script
Type
Archival file

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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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IOR/R/15/1/322
Former external reference(s)
A Series: 19/109 V Confidential Series: C 32

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1 Oct 1929-30 Jun 1931 (CE, Gregorian)

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