'File 10/6 Pearl diving and pearl trade: Correspondence re:' [21r] (41/44)
The record is made up of 1 file (22 folios). It was created in 5 Jun 1929-18 Apr 1935. 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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or Uiiair 63# 5/- per moatii "to their oakhudas.
is wm.% moL-Uilf to the Adviaerat® and paid to the
naJch «.aa who in aosm oasas have apaciaX accouats in the
Co varum oat r^po&it Aoaouat, ill© praotice ia a univ&rsal
one in Bahrain and has haaa worldag for mapy years.
Ti-jo saiuo quaatica will arias in Qmat; and elsewhere
bat tha rat tar is laa^o coapiioat :d outside Bahrain as there
are no diving regulations, no authorised advancea and no
accounta except in Bahrain. In cases of divers belonglag
to foreign nakhudaa enlisted or working in Bahrain the
h&Lraiu GovernL.oat has adopted same measures as in the case
©r divors of Daarain nakhudas The (usually Arab) captain or master of a local boat. , i .e., Hs# 5/- per taoafch, there
fore I would suggest that this arrangeasent might be reason
ably adopted in the case of levies outside
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The file contains a paper entitled 'Vocabulary of diving terms', giving a list of terms for types of divers and persons related to diving, and descriptions of four diving systems; notes on advances and payments; notes on accounts; list of general terms relating to diving; miscellaneous notes on diving; correspondence between 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. in 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. , Bushire (Lieutenant Colonel Cyril Charles Johnson Barrett), and the American Consul in Baghdad, dated 1929, in which the Resident strongly advises the Consul against an American firm sending a pearl fishing ship to 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. , stating that the pearl fisheries had been conducted from time immemorial by the inhabitants of the Gulf coasts, and any interference by outsiders would be strenuously resisted and attended with considerable risk; press cuttings, 1934-1935; and note on levy recruits' diving debts.
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Foliation: The foliation system in use appears in a circle in the top right-hand corner of each folio. There is a second, uncircled, foliation sequence by which some of the folios are numbered (with gaps) 1-8, 18-19, 35-37, and 78-79 (folios 2-21).
Condition: Folio 21 is torn at one corner and some text is missing.
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