'File 10/1 XI Bahrain Oil Concession' [77r] (170/494)
The record is made up of 1 volume (245 folios). It was created in 24 Dec 1934-8 May 1935. 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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stated in paragraph 3 of my express Letter quoted ^.oove, ti±^
no distinct advantage would be gained eitner iroi-i our poinu ox
view or that of the Shaikh in having' an American Chief Local
3. Personally I have no objection to an American as Chief
Local Representative so it really depends on the Shaikh ana his
family. As you ^oint out, now that the Mining Lease is sign
ed the activities of the Company are more of a commercial ana
administrative than a political matter, and if this - as you
suggest - were explained to the Shaikh he might withdraw his
I hope to visit Bahrain before very long ana would like
. .-u o-nri then witli the Shaikh *
to discuss the matter with you, an^ tlxen
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The volume contains minutes of meetings at Office of the Secretary of State for India in London, and correspondence and telegrams 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, the Financial Adviser to the Government in Bahrain, Charles Darlymple Belgrave, and representatives of the Bahrain Petroleum Company Limited (BAPCO) on the Mining Lease and on personnel, infrastructures and facilities of the BAPCO's terminal on Sitra Island.
The volume incluses:
- mining cease contract signed by the Sheikh of Bahrain, Hamad Bin Issa Al-Khalifah on 29 December 1934 (f. 30);
- technical drawing of 'Diagram of SITRA TERMINAL TANK LINK-UP' (ff. 58-66A);
- 'Abstracts of accounts of oil measured during 1934';
- 'Statement on Royalty due to the Sheikh of Bahrain for the year 1934' (ff. 169-171).
There are letters in Arabic, to and from the Sheikh of Bahrain.
There is an index at the end of the volume (folios 218-234).
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- 1 volume (245 folios)
The documents in the volume are arranged in chronological order. There is an index at the end of the volume (folios 218-234). The index is arranged chronologically and refers to documents within the volume; it gives brief description of the correspondence with a reference number, which refers back to that correspondence in the volume.
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The foliation starts on the first page with writing (5th folio) and ends on the last. Numbering is encircled, in pencil in top right corner of recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. .
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- English and Arabic in Latin and Arabic script View the complete information for this record
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