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'File 10/4 II Trade Reports' [‎3v] (17/586)

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The record is made up of 1 volume (291 folios). It was created in 6 Sep 1933-27 Oct 1936. 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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Trade Reports of the Bahrain Islands for the financial years ended 31 March 1933 to 31 March 1936 inclusive, with associated correspondence. The reports list imports from twenty-nine countries (notably India, Iraq, Persia, England [the United Kingdom], Japan, Germany, Africa, Belgium and the United States) under the main headings of animals for slaughter; building materials; cereals; dyeing and colouring materials; fuel; oil; pearls, shells and specie; provisions; textiles and fabrics; and miscellaneous; and exports to seventeen countries (notably India, Arabia, Persia, Iraq, England [the United Kingdom], the United States, and Germany) under the main headings of building materials; cereals; dyeing and colouring materials; fuel; oil; pearls, shells, and specie; provisions; textiles and fabrics; and miscellaneous. The file includes 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. , Bahrain and the Residency A diplomatic office of the British Government established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. Agent, Sharjah concerning the import into and export from Dubai of goods aboard two German vessels, June-July 1934; and United Kingdom press cuttings on trade conditions 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. , dated March 1935.

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1 volume (291 folios)
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The papers are in chronological order from the front to the rear of the volume.

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Foliation: the system in use appears in the top right corner of each folio, circled. An uncircled numerical sequence marking out the main documentary elements also appears at either the top right or top middle of each folio, running from 2-237 (folio 3- folio 269).

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English and Arabic in Latin and Arabic script
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'File 10/4 II Trade Reports' [‎3v] (17/586), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/2/1345, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100023530441.0x000012> [accessed 11 December 2019]

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