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'Administration Report of the Persian Gulf for the Year 1937' [‎6r] (11/72)

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The record is made up of 1 file (34 folios). It was created in 1938. 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 Documents collected in a private capacity. .

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CHAPTER 1.
ADMINISTRATION REPORT FOR BUSHIRE AND HINTERLAND
FOR THE YEAR 1937.
SECTION 1.
Personnel. —The undermentioned officers held the following appointments
during the year under report:—
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. and Consul-General. —The Honourable Lieut.-Colonel
Sir Trenchard Fowle, K.C.I.E., C.B.E., from 1st January to the 17th August
and from 23rd November to the end of the year.
Mr. 0. K. Caroe, C.I.E., from 18th August to 22nd November.
Secretary and Consul. —Major C. C. L. Ryan from 1st January to 15th
April.
Captain A. C. Galloway from 16th April to 1st November.
Captain T. Hickinbotham, from 2nd November to the end of the year.
Vice-Consul, Bushire. —Mr. F. H. Todd, from 1st January to 25th May.
Mr. W. H. Young, from 26th May to 17th August.
Mr. T. R. Shaw, from 19th August to the end of the year.
Under Secretary to 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. . —Mr. J. Croning, M.B.E., from
1st January to 30th June.
Captain J. R. Cotton from 1st July to the end of the year.
Residency An office of the East India Company and, later, of the British Raj, established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. Surgeon. —Lieut.-Colonel J. J. Rooney, I.M.S., from 1st January
to 26th June and from 27th September to the end of the year.
Dr. R. Easey, from 27th June to 26th September.
Assistant Surgeon. —Dr. R. Easey throughout the year.
Confidential Assistant. —Mr. N. Lester, from 1st January to 30th June.
Mr. J. Croning from 1st July to the end of the year.
Registrar and Treasury Officer. —Mr. S. R. Aiyer, from 1st Januarv to
25th April.
Mr. E. A. Tanner, from 26th April to the end of the year.
Assistant Registrar. —Mr. S. R. Aiyer, from 1st January to 30th April.
Mr. Maqbul Husain Khan, from 1st May to the end of the year.
Assistant Engineer. —Mr. Fatahali Shaikh, from 1st January to 1st May.
Mr. Sayed Ghulam Murteza from 2nd May to the end of the year.
SECTION 2.
A.—FOREIGN REPRESENTATIVES.
Nil.
His Majesty's Consul-General continued to look after Norwegian interests.
B.—VISITORS.
1. On the 25th March His Imperial Majesty Reza Shah, the Crown Prince,
and suite arrived here by land from Khorramshahr. His Imperial Majesty
was received according to a prearranged programme, and left the following
day for Shiraz en route for Tehran. While in Bushire, His Imperial Majesty
seems chiefly to have concerned himself with the decrease in the population of
Bushire and the bringing of sweet water to Bushire from the Ab-i-Shapur.
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The file consists of Administration Report of the Persian Gulf The historical term used to describe the body of water between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. for the Year 1937 (New Delhi: Government of India Press, 1938).

The Report, prepared by 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. , summarises important information relating to the Gulf and notable events in the Gulf during 1937. The Report contains a review by 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. , and separate sections on each of the agencies, consulates, and other areas that made up the Residency An office of the East India Company and, later, of the British Raj, established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. . The information provided includes lists of personnel, movements of British officials and foreigners, local administration, military and naval matters, aviation, the political situation, trade and commerce, medical reports, meteorological reports, and related information.

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1 file (34 folios)
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There is a list of contents at the front of the Report, on folio 3.

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Foliation: the foliation system in use commences at 1 on the front cover, and continues through to 36 on 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.

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