'File 19/252 Bahrain Water Supply' [20r] (41/96)
The record is made up of 1 volume (45 folios). It was created in 29 May 1939-19 Nov 1942. 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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Translation of letter dated 30th Mu-harran 1360 (1.3.41) from
the Ruler of Bahrain to 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. , Bahrain.
I thank you for the kind advice given in your letter
No.0/172-4/14 in connection with the fall of head of water
from artesian wells. 1 have asked the Adviser to issue an
'Ilan asking the public to refrain from wasting water from
artesian wells unnecessarily.
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The documents in this file are all related to the natural water supply of Bahrain.
They include two detailed surveys of the island's water supply, correspondence concerning the status of Bahrain's artesian wells, concerns about the wastage of water in gardens owned by Shaikh Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa (and other members of the Al Khalifa family) and more general correspondence regarding the usage of water in Bahrain.
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- 1 volume (45 folios)
File is arranged in chronological order, from earliest at beginning of the file to most recent at end.
- Physical characteristics
Previously a bound volume, its sheets have been unbound and are now loose. Foliation starts with 1A for the file cover. The first page of the volume is 1B. It continues to the last page. Foliation in pencil numbers in top right corner of recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. . Additional foliation has been rubbed out but is still faintly visible. Further foliation starts with 31 on f.21 and continues to f.27. It is then also rubbed out but traces remain visible. Due to foliation error, we have f.36A and f.36B instead of f.36.
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- English and Arabic in Latin and Arabic script View the complete information for this record
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