File 18/9 ‘Buildings:- Proposal re: Conversion of Sepoy livg’ [?] at Bahrain into I.A.’s Court Room etc.’

IOR/R/15/2/1640

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The record is made up of 1 file (52 folios). It was created in 15 Sep 1934-20 Apr 1937. 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 papers, mostly correspondence, relating to proposed additions and alterations to the Sepoys’ Barrack, within the grounds of the Political Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. compound in Bahrain, with a view to converting it into a Court and Office for the Indian Assistant.

The correspondence is largely between the following: 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. , and the Political Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. , Bahrain; 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. , and the Government of India Foreign and Political Department; 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. , Bahrain, and Charles Dalrymple Belgrave, Adviser to the Government of Bahrain.

The file includes a blueprint site plan of the proposed Indian Assistant’s Court at Bahrain.

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1 file (52 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 with 1, and terminates at the inside back cover with 54; 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 1-52; these numbers are also written in pencil, but are not circled.

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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/15/2/1640
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18/9

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15 Sep 1934-20 Apr 1937 (CE, Gregorian)

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File 18/9 ‘Buildings:- Proposal re: Conversion of Sepoy livg’ [?] at Bahrain into I.A.’s Court Room etc.’, British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/2/1640, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100000000282.0x000177> [accessed 24 September 2019]

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