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'File 10/21 (10/1 B) Bahrain Oil Concession: Proposal by the Bahrain Petroleum Company Limited to install radio telephones' [‎54r] (113/256)

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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Telegram:- X/27.
From:- Secretary of State for Inaia, Lonaon.
To:- Resident, Bushire. No:970.
Repeated:- Political, Bahrain.
Copy by Air Mail to the Government of India.
No:- 971.
Dated:- 18th (received 19th) April 1934.
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Your telegram of February 27th,236, and connected
correspondence. Bahrain radio telephones etcetera.
Shaikh should be advised to reply as follows to
requests put forward on behalf of Company.
(a) as adequate service is operated by I & I C
is already available direct communication with San Francisco
cannot be permitted,
(b) Shaikh is not prepared to relax three mile limit
save to extent that Mooring Master at Sitrah may use radio
telephones between it ana outer buoy within area defined
by first sentence of paragraph 2 of Loch's letter of March
24th, C/232-10/l(b) to extent specified in paragraph 4 and
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paragraph 5 of Skinner f s letter PA-39 of March 18th.
(c) within three lim mile limit Company may communicate
with all Tankers coming in to remove Company's oil products
whether or not belonging to or chartered by them.
(d).concessions under (b) and (c) represent special
concessions to Company to which they are not entitled and
which Shaikh expects taken account of in considering his
various desiderata.
2.
Ballantyne has been informed as above.
3. Paragraph 3 of your letter of 1st April C/158.
We agree entirely and have so informed Ballantyne.
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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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