'File 8/9 Annual Report of the Bahrain Government for 1350 A. H.'

IOR/R/15/2/307

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The record is made up of 1 volume (99 folios). It was created in 9 Jun 1932-17 Sep 1932. 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.

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The volume contains the Annual Report of the Government of Bahrain for the Hijri year 1350 AH. The report includes the budget for the upcoming year (1351 AH). It is written by the Adviser to the Bahrain Government, Sir Charles Dalrymple Belgrave.

The report was submitted by Belgrave 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. at Bahrain, Charles Geoffrey Prior, who then forwarded it to 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 the Persian Gulf Historically used by the British to refer to the sea area between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. Often referred to as The Gulf or the Arabian Gulf. , at Bushire. The correspondence relating to this process is included in the volume.

The report itself (folios 10-89), submitted in June 1932, is divided into sections corresponding to a particular subject, as follows: Budget; Notes on Budget; Receipts and Expenditure; Pearl Industry; Police and Public Security; Judicial Department; Report on Administration of Estates; Land Department; Public Works; Education; Manamah Municipality; Maharaq [Muharraq] Municipality; Agriculture; Bahrain Electric Supply; Sunni Wakf Department; Shia Wakf Department; Trade and Customs; General. At the beginning of the report (folio10) is an index listing the contents in the order that they appear, with reference to folio numbers. These folio numbers are large, stamped numbers appearing in the top right corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. of each folio.

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1 volume (99 folios)
Arrangement

The volume is arranged chronologically.

Physical characteristics

Foliation: the main foliation sequence (used for referencing) commences at the front cover with 1, and terminates at the inside back cover with 101; 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 7-89; these numbers are also written in pencil and ink, but are not circled, and are located in the same position as the main sequence. A previous foliation sequence, which is also circled, has been superseded and therefore crossed out.

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English in Latin script
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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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Unrestricted

Archive reference
IOR/R/15/2/307
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8/9

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9 Jun 1932-17 Sep 1932 (CE, Gregorian)

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