'File 10/1 XIII Bahrain Oil Concession'

IOR/R/15/2/400

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The record is made up of 1 file (318 folios). It was created in 19 Oct 1935-14 Aug 1936. 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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The volume contains correspondence and telegrams between 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. in Bahrain, 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. in Bushire, the Financial Adviser to the Government in Bahrain, Charles Dalrymple Belgrave, and representatives of the Bahrain Petroleum Company Limited (BAPCO) on the pipe line to be built between Bahrain and Saudi Arabia and on the unallotted area in Bahrain.

The volume includes:

There are maps within the volume:

There are letters in Arabic, to and from the Sheikh of Bahrain, Hamad bin Isa al Khalifah.

There are notes at the end of the volume (ff. 292-310).

Extent and format
1 file (318 folios)
Arrangement

The documents in the volume are mainly arranged in chronological order. There are notes at the end of the volume (folios 292-310). The notes are arranged chronologically and refer to documents within the volume; they give brief description of the correspondence with a reference number in red crayon, which refers back to that correspondence in the volume.

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The foliation is in pencil in top right corner. The numbering starts on first page with writing (4th folio in volume) with 1a,1b; then 2-72; 73A,73B; 74-87; 88, 88A; 102A,102B; 103-190; 191-196 are missing or skipped; and then it carries on until 310, which is the last number given on the last page of writing (4 blank pages at the end of the volume). An additional foliation sequence, since crossed out, starts with 52 on folio 231.

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English and Arabic in Latin and Arabic 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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IOR/R/15/2/400
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Confidential files: 10/1 XIII

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19 Oct 1935-14 Aug 1936 (CE, Gregorian)

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