'File 10/37 Bahrain Petroleum Company - Dollars' [6r] (13/44)
The record is made up of 1 file (20 folios). It was created in 20 Sep 1948-17 Sep 1949. 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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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. RESIDENCY A diplomatic office of the British Government established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. ,
17th November, 1948.
enclosure to this Residency A diplomatic office of the British Government established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. letter
(172/2/48) of the 7th October, headed "Sterling
Area Dollar Receipts From Oil", it is stated that
Bahrein Petroleum Company's dollar requirements
far exceed its dollar earnings, RusseltBrown
has always tried to persuade me that the reverse
1s^the case and has also probably said the same
thing to the Shaikh and Belgrave, If you see no
\\V objection, I should be grateful if you would kindly
go into the matter with him and try to obtain
a clear statement of the position,"as, if the
Shaikh and Belgrave are under a misapprehension
it is important that they should be informed of the
real state of affairs.
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The file contains correspondence between 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, 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 Bushire and representatives of the Bahrain Petroleum Company Limited (BAPCO) on transaction in dollars for BAPCO oil.
There is an index at the end of the file (folio 19).
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The documents in the file are arranged in chronological order. There is an index at the end of the file (folio 19). The index is arranged chronologically and refers to documents within the file; it gives brief description of the correspondence with a reference number which refers back to that correspondence in the file.
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The foliation is written in pencil in the top right corner, begins on number 1, on the first letter, and runs through to 21, ending on the inside of the back cover of the file.
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