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'Administration Report of the Persian Gulf for the Year 1937' [‎28r] (55/72)

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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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(ii) 64,128 out-door and 1,155 in-door patients were treated during the
year 1937 as compared with 79,127 out-door and 1,355 in-door patients during
the year 1936. 896 operations were performed in 1937 as compared with
1,304 during the previous year.
20. Judicial. —The total number of civil suits was 1,559 as compared
with 1,588 in 1936. The total number of criminal cases was 291 as compared
with 224 in 1936. Two insolvency cases were dealt with during the year.
21. Movements of foreigners. —Dr. L. P. Dame, M.D., arrived from Paris
by air on the 19th January 1937 to take up an appointment with California
Arabian Standard Oil Company in Saudi Arabia. He was, however, refused
permission to enter Saudi Arabia and his services were then transferred
to the Bahrain Petroleum Company Limited where he took over charge of
the Hospital.
Colonel C. A. Lindbergh, the famous aviator, arrived with Mrs. Lindbergh
from Delhi in his own aeroplane on the 26th and left for Basrah on the 27th
March 1937 en route for the United Kingdom.
Mr. Kiyoshi Sakaguchi, a Japanese subject, representative of Messrs.
Mitsubishi Shoji Kaisha Limited, arrived from Kuwait by slow mail on the
22nd March with a view to studying the Bahrain market. He left for Bombay
on the 25th March 1937.
Mr. Blegvad (Dane) accompanied by two Danish Zoologists and one
Botanist arrived at Bahrain in his motor trawler " Rashgu " on the 28th
March 1937 and left on 31st March.
Mr. P. Knabenshue, Minister Resident of the United States of America
in Iraq, accompanied by Mrs. Knabenshue, arrived at Bahrain from Basrah
on the 21st and left on the 25th April 1937.
Count F. B. K. de Prorok accompanied by Countess de Prorok arrived
at Bahrain from Muscat on the 1st May 1937 and left Bahrain on the 9th of
June after doing a certain amount of archaeological exploration.
Herr R. W. X. F. KulenkampfF, a German shell merchant, arrived a^
Bahrain on the 26th September and left for Sharjah on the 3rd October
1937.
22. Movements of British Officials. —On the 27th January 1937 Colonel
Gordon Loch, C.I.E., 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. , Bahrain, left for Sharjah on tour by
Imperial Airways Limited. He returned to Bahrain on the 4th February
having visited Sharjah, Dubai, Ajman, Umm al Qaiwain and Ras al Khaimah.
The Honourable Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Trenchard Fowle, K.C.I.E.,
C.B.E., 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 The historical term used to describe the body of water between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. , accompanied by his Under
Secretary and Mr. G. W. Rendel, C.M.G., of the Foreign Office, London,
arrived from Bushire by H.M.S. " Deptford " on the 3rd March. Sir Trenchard
Fowle, Mr. G. W. Rendel and the Assistant 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. left by Royal Air
Force flying boat on the morning of the 4th March for a flight over the Sufuk
wells. They returned the same afternoon. Mr. G. W. Rendel left on the 6th
March 1937 for 'Oqair, Saudi Arabia. The Honourable Lieutenant-Colonel
Sir Trenchard Fowle returned to Bushire by the S.S. " Barpeta " on the 21st
March 1937.
Captain G. S. H. de Gaury, M.C., 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. , Kuwait, arrived from
Kuwait by Imperial Airways on the 3rd March and returned to Kuwait by
Royal Air Force flying boat on the 8th March 1937.
Lieutenant-Colonel Gordon Loch, C.I.E., 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. , Bahrain,
left by Royal Air Force flying boat on the 23rd March 1937 for a flight over
the Sufuk Wells and returned the same day.
Mr. C. N. Sharpies, I.C.S., of the Karachi Customs arrived at Bahrain
on the 18th and left on the 21st March 1937.
The Honourable Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Trenchard Fowle, K.C.I.E.,
C.B.E., 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 The historical term used to describe the body of water between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. , accompanied by his Under
Secretary arrived from Kuwait by slow mail on the 9th April and left for Mus
cat by H.M.S. " Fowey " on the 17th April 1937.
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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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