'File 10/23 Code Messages - BAPCO'

IOR/R/15/2/450

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The record is made up of 1 file (96 folios). It was created in 24 May 1944-2 Mar 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.

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The file contains coded messages sent to and from Bahrain Petroleum Company Limited (BAPCO), forwarded 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. . For security reasons, the messages were coded and the file also contains their transcriptions, mainly on the subject of oil wells maintenance in Bahrain.

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1 file (96 folios)
Arrangement

The documents in the volume are arranged in chronological order.

Physical characteristics

The foliation is written in pencil, in the top right corner. The numbering begins on the front cover, on number 1, and runs through to 33, 34A, 34B; folios 66-69 are missing, then it carries on until folio 101, which is the last number given on the back cover of the file.

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English in Latin 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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Unrestricted

Archive reference
IOR/R/15/2/450
Former external reference(s)
Confidential files: 10/23

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24 May 1944-2 Mar 1946 (CE, Gregorian)

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'File 10/23 Code Messages - BAPCO', British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/2/450, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100000000241.0x000271> [accessed 25 January 2020]

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