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'Administration Report of the Persian Gulf Political Residency for the Years 1915-1919' [‎75r] (156/396)

The record is made up of 1 volume (194 folios). It was created in 1916-1920. 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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FOR THE TEAR 1916.
71
chapter x.
ADMINISTRATION EE POET FOR THE BAHRAIN AGENCY An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. FOR
THE YEAR 1916.
Charge of Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. was held by the following Officers for the period
shown:—
Personnel.
Major T. H. Keyes .... From January 1st to March 11th.
Major H. Stewart, C.I.E. . . . ,. March I2th to May 3rd.
Mr, J. M. DaCosta (Head Clerk) . . „ May 4th to June 30th.
Captain T. C. Fowle July 1st to November 16th.
P G Loch .•••}» November 17th to December 31sfc.
Mai or H. Stewart was ailing while he was here and, on appearing before
a medical board at Bombay, was granted 6 months' combined leave. | ssls tant
Surgeon (.1 K. Monani proceeded on 6 months' sick leave on November 2oth
and 0 Assistant Snrgeon A. J. Kapasi officiated in charge of the Victoria Memo
rial Hospital from December 13th.
Relations with Shaikh Isa have been satisfactory throughout the year and
no difficulties have arisen, bnaikh All
Shaikh Isa and A1 Khalifah Family. ^ ^ Khalifah, nepheW of
Shaikh Isa, died of fever at Eafa'ah, near Manamah, on December 8th.
As stated above Assistant Surgeon Monani went on sick leave m iSovem-
ber and his place was filled by Assistant
Victoria Memorial Hospital. Surgeon, A. J. Kapasi, on December 13th.
The Hospital remained closed from November 25th to December 12th.
The number of cases treated, as compared with the 2 previous years, are as
follows;—
Indoor.
Outdoor.
Total.
1914,
• •
9 9
49
4,640
4,689
1915
• • •
• •
49
5,665
5,714
1916
• • 9

34
5,057
5,091
Captain T. C. Fowle, 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. , went to Qatar with the Hobble
Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Percy Cox,
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. 's Tour. K.O.S.I., K.C.I.E., Political Besident m
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. , in H M. S, " Lawrence " on November 2nd and to Qatif on
November 12th
The Shaikh's Quarantine Medical Officer, Dr. F. K. Boomla, proceeded on
6 months' leave on December loth and
Plague and Quarantine. Assistant Surgeon A. J. Kapasi took oyer
the duties of the Quarantine Medical Officer. There was no epidemic during
the year.
The erection of the wireless plant was completed in June 191G, and the
station was opened to the public on tne
Wireless Station. 24th of ^
Qadhi Shaikh Jasim bin Mehzah has been the Chief Sunni Qadhi through
out the year. He has tried a large number
Local Officials and Majlis. of cases at ilie p 0 iitical Agent's request
with justice and despatch. Qadhi Shaikh Khalaf, the Shi'ah Qadhi, is still

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The volume includes Administration Report of 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. 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. for the Year 1915 (Delhi: Superintendent Government Printing, India, 1916); Administration Report of 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. 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. for the Year 1916 (Delhi: Superintendent Government Printing, India, 1917); Administration Report of 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. 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. for the Year 1917 (Delhi: Superintendent Government Printing, India, 1919); Administration Report of 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. 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. for the Year 1918 (Delhi: Superintendent Government Printing, India, 1920); and Administration Report of 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. 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. for the Year 1919 (Delhi: Superintendent Government Printing, India, 1920). The 1915 and 1919 Reports bear manuscript corrections written in pencil.

The Administration Reports contain separate reports, arranged in chapters, on each of the principal Agencies, Consulates, and Vice-Consulates that made up 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. 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. , and provide a wide variety of information, including details of senior British administrative personnel and local officials; descriptions of the various areas and their inhabitants; political, judicial and economic matters; notable events; medical reports; details of climate; communications; the movements of Royal Navy ships; military matters; the slave trade; and arms traffic.

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1 volume (194 folios)
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The reports are bound in chronological order from the front to the rear of the volume.

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Foliation: the foliation system in use commences at 1 on the first folio after the front cover, and continues through to 194 on the last folio before the back cover. The sequence is written in pencil, enclosed in a circle, and appears in the top right hand corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. page of each folio. The following folio needs to be folded out to be read: f. 36.

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