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'File 10/21 (10/1 B) Bahrain Oil Concession: Proposal by the Bahrain Petroleum Company Limited to install radio telephones' [‎45r] (93/256)

The record is made up of 1 file (128 folios). It was created in 1 Dec 1933-9 Apr 1942. 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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Conrid^ntiRl.
Political As«ncjr,
Ssnrsin, tee Mtn ...eroli 1334.
Froa:-
Liaut-Colonel Gordon Locb.i.A.,
Political Agant,
Bail rain.
to:-
The Honourable tLe 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 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. ,
Buttiiire*
Sir,
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I julve tue lionour to refer to mj Printea Letter
8o :C /iy6 -lv //l (b) u &teu tlie btii toh. 1934 and to enclose a
copy of a letter ftoifA-Sy dhiec tut lau ^arcn 1934 # rro»
the Jhiel Local Representative,liie -^anrain Jetroleum Oonpany
Limited,regarding tue installation of radio-eleotric tele
phones at Bahrain.
Jd» Ihe request of the Goapan/ seems reasonable provided
that the use ot the instriuaent is limiteu to the area recently
surveyed on behalf of the uoapany by H.a.S Oraonde,which
includes th« track which will be usea by mcoain^ steaiaers.
f ihe concession,if granted should not,! venture to thinic,bs held
to cover tne use of the radio telephone in the Mooring M&stertg
boat anywhere except in that area,*ith peraaps the adcitlon of
the ordinary harbour,which the oail steamers use*
3« 1 aia not much impre&seu. oy tne reasons of safety
adduced in the last paragraph ox the Chief Local hepresentative T 8
letter,as tue boats of the alcsopotamia ersia Corporation Limited
regularly go out to the outer buoy without any means of
coamunication. Nevertheless,it cannot be denied tnat in ti^es
/of stress

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The file is formed by two files put together.

The first part of the file contains minutes of meetings at Office of the Secretary of State for India in London, and 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 Darlymple Belgrave, and representatives of the Bahrain Petroleum Company Limited (BAPCO) on the installation of radio telephone systems, to be used solely for telecommunications inside Bahrain and about BAPCO business.

The second part of the file contains later documents, mainly BAPCO advising of their intention of using the radio equipment, from February to March 1942.

There are notes at the end of the first part of the file (folios 82-90)

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1 file (128 folios)
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The file is formed by two files put together. The documents in the file are arranged in chronological order. There are notes at the end of the first part of the file (folios 82-90). The index is arranged chronologically and refers to documents within the file.

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The foliation starts on first page of writing, in pencil in centre top of recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. , then from folio 18 in top right corner of recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. . The numbering starts with 1-41; 42,42A; 51,51A and carries on until 126, which is the last number given on the last folio of the file. The file is formed by two files together, so an additional foliation sequence starts on folio 93 (numbered 1).

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