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'File 19/118 (C 7) Bahrain' [‎64ar] (149/215)

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The record is made up of 1 volume (91 folios). It was created in 4 Feb 1898-10 Apr 1908. 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 Documents collected in a private capacity. .

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This volume contains correspondence regarding the appointment of the first 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. to Bahrain (1900). The documents include an assessment of Shaikh Isa bin Ali's rule and discuss the rationale behind the appointment of an Agent to the island as well as the logistics and price involved in doing so. The correspondence is primarily 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 Bushire and the Government of India.

Later documents, from 1904, discuss the need for the Agent to assume more responsibility and 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. 's desire to appoint an officer of the graded-list to the post. The volume also contains documents from 1907/8 related to the practicalities of using 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. 's boat against pirates in the area.

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1 volume (91 folios)
Arrangement

The volume is arranged in chronological order, from earliest at beginning of the file to most recent at end. The volume contains two subject index pages - one on folio 1a and another on folio 1c. The second subject index (on folio 1c) is more detailed and contains page numbers relating to the consistent foliation system in pencil on the top right-hand corner of each front-facing page.

Physical characteristics

Formerly a bound correspondence file, its sheets have been unbound and are now all loose.

The main foliation sequence starts at the titlepage and continues through to the 2nd folio from the back. This sequence is written in pencil in the top right corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. side of each folio. Original non-sequential numbering is written in blue crayon in the same position.

Foliation errors: 1a, 1b,1c, 1d; 21A and 21B, 43a and 43b; 45a and 45b; 54 and 54a; 58 and 58a; 63a, 63b and 63c; 69a, 69b and 69c; 85a and 85b.

Foliation omissions: f.28 and f.31

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English and Arabic in Latin and Arabic script
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'File 19/118 (C 7) Bahrain' [‎64ar] (149/215), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/1/330, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100023483799.0x000096> [accessed 1 March 2024]

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