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'File 28/13 Proposal by the A.P.O.C. to install a Petrol service station in Bahrain' [‎7r] (19/22)

The record is made up of 1 file (9 folios). It was created in 14 Jun 1934-18 Jun 1940. 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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Letter lJo # 185/</3 d-'ited tlie 14tl'i June 1934 froin tiie Adviser to
tiie Ballra,in GovernEient,
He Ser vice St ation .
K .M.
Please see Yusuf lianoo. Is this octroi for cars ? and
where is it to be stored ? #
As ordered above i went to K.S.Yusuf Kanu who says that
the petrol is for the use of motor cars. The three shops marked
red on the attached plan will be used as a Service Station. The
quantity required for the Service Station will "be stored in these
three shops and tiie rest will be taken to Suwaifiyah Depot which
is outside the town at a distance of about three miles, llotor
cars v/ill stand in front of the Service Station and will be
supplied with petrol by means of a hose pipe.
In this connection please see Baladijah .Notice .No.17 dated
ohe 4th bha uan 135ii^2,ll,34} at pa^e-3y of file 6/35(at cached)
^ccoiding to w.uich no one is allowed to jteep more ^5 tins
of petrol within the Baladiyah limits.
Submitted,please. ^
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Draft submitted for approval please•
/ SSlkaa) fait'i 10^(2 cljr 1* ^ ^ ^ *

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The file contains correspondence between the Bahrain Petroleum Company Limited (BAPCO) representative, the Adviser to the Governement of Bahrain and 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 Basra on a proposal by the Anglo-Persian Oil Company (APOC) to install a petrol service station in Bahrain.

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1 file (9 folios)

The documents in the file are arranged in chronological order. There are notes at the end of the file (folios 6-7). The notes refer to documents within the file; they give a brief description of the correspondence with a reference number, which refers back to that correspondence in the file.

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The foliation is in pencil in the top right corner of each folio. The numbering starts on the first folio with 1 and 1A; then 2, 3, 4 and 4A, and ends on the last folio, with 7.

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'File 28/13 Proposal by the A.P.O.C. to install a Petrol service station in Bahrain' [‎7r] (19/22), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/2/1716, in Qatar Digital Library <> [accessed 24 September 2019]

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