'File 12/2 Treatment of Baharna in Persia'

IOR/R/15/2/486

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The record is made up of 1 file (220 folios). It was created in 8 Oct 1932-22 Mar 1945. 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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This file contains correspondence regarding the mistreatment of Bahraini nationals resident in Persia at the hands of the Persian Government.

The file contains a number of petitions (in Arabic with English translations) sent to the Government of Bahrain and Shaikh Ḥamad bin ‘Īsá Āl Khalīfah by these groups of Bahrainis requesting assistance (ff 54, 81, 82, 118 and 126).

The correspondence between British officials also discusses possible punitive measures against Persians (ff 144-149) resident in Bahrain and broader issues regarding Bahraini nationality (ff 174-177).

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1 file (220 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 and terminates at the back cover; 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 also present in parallel between ff 2-220; 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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English and Arabic in Latin and Arabic script
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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/15/2/486
Former external reference(s)
Confidential Files: 12/2 File no. 1 a/2

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8 Oct 1932-22 Mar 1945 (CE, Gregorian)

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'File 12/2 Treatment of Baharna in Persia', British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/2/486, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/node/475> [accessed 16 September 2019]

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