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'File 10/10 II Bahrain Additional Area' [‎43r] (85/104)

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The record is made up of 1 file (52 folios). It was created in 31 Dec 1947-9 Nov 1949. It was written in English and Arabic. 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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the bahrein petroleum COMPANY limited
:V vC
B ahrein I sland. P ersian G ulf.
25th September, 19^9.
No. C/PA-389.
His Britannic Majesty^ 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. ,
The Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. ,
Bahrain, 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. .
Dear Sir,
I am enclosing a letter, with attachment,
addressed to His Highness Sheikh Sir Sulman bin Hamad
al Khalifah, K.C.I.E., Ruler of Bahrain, from The
Bahrein Petroleum Company Limited which I will
appreciate your passing to His Highness. A copy of
the letter to His Highness, with its attachment, is
also enclosed for your information and files.
As the Company views this matter with extreme
urgency and considers the matter of vital importance
to His Highness and to the State of Bahrain, I will
appreciate your expediting delivery of the letter to
His Highness and in turn obtain his answer to me so
that I may pass same to the Company with the minimum
of delay.
Yours very truly.
R. M. Brown.
Chief Local Representative.
THE BAHREIN PETROLEUM COMPANY LIMITED.
L- L- ^6 'z 1 ■

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The file contains correspondence and telegrams between the Sheikh of Bahrain, Salman bin Hamad Al-Khalifah, the Sheikh of Qatar, Abdullah Bin Qasim Al Thani, 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 and representatives of the Bahrain Petroleum Company Limited (BAPCO), on the division of the sea-bed between Bahrain and Qatar, notably the Hawar Islands and Deebel and Jaradeh shoals.

There are letters in Arabic and a map of Bahrain (folio 45).

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1 file (52 folios)
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The documents in the file are arranged in chronological order.

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The foliation is circled in pencil, in the top right corner of each folio. The numbering begins on the front cover of the file, on number 1 and it carries on until 51, which is the last number given on the last page of writing. There is another foliation, incomplete and misplaced: the numbering starts with 4 on the first page of writing (folio 2) and ends with 136 (folio 31); missing folios: 6-23; 25-35; 38-42; 43-44; 49-54; 59-65; 67-74; 82-87; 88-95; 97-129; 133-135.

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English and Arabic in Latin and Arabic script
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'File 10/10 II Bahrain Additional Area' [‎43r] (85/104), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/2/431, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100023333161.0x000056> [accessed 7 December 2019]

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