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'File 28/14 Labour employed by the Bahrain Petroleum Company Limited, Bahrain' [‎10r] (19/525)

The record is made up of 1 file (258 folios). It was created in 1 Nov 1935-9 Dec 1938. 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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Nh - 2273-28/2
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, presents his compliments to:—
The Secretary to the
Honounible the Political "Resident
in the Persian G-uii, Bushire.
and has the honour to send him a copy of the undermentioned document (s).
I
The Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. ,
BAHRAIN, 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
21st Decemuer 1935
Reference to previous correspondence :
Description of Enclosure.
Name and Date.
1.
Letter ito.PA.&v tiie 1st November
1935 from the Ghief Local "RepresentatiTe
to the Bahrain Petroleum Company Limited,
Bahrain. ^
2. Letter No.2236-28/2 dated the 18th pecembbr
1935 to the Chief Local Representative,
The Bahrain petroleum Company Limited,
Bahrain. \
3. Letter no .2255-28/2 dnted the 19th Dec cm bier
193D to the Chiei Local liepresentative,
phe Bahrniu petroleum Company Limited,
. Bahrain.
Subject.
Le^jL-l procuaur« and
law apnlicble in
B^hr'in.

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The file contains correspondence between the Bahrain Petroleum Company Limited (BAPCO) representative, the Adviser to the Governement of Bahrain, 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. at Bahrain 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. 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. on the employment of Bahrain, Indian, British and American labour by BAPCO for the construction of the Refinery in Bahrain, and on the working conditions in the BAPCO camps. The file includes draft contracts and correspondence on cases of unlawful emigration from India and Persia to Bahrain and on the working conditions of Indian labour.

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1 file (258 folios)
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The documents in the file are arranged in chronological order. There are notes at the end of the file (folios 231-259). The notes refer to documents within the file; they give a brief description of the correspondence with a reference number, which refers back to that correspondence in the file.

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The main foliation, which should be used for referencing, is circled in pencil, in the top right corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. of each folio. It begins on the front cover, on number 1, and ends on the last folio of writing, on number 259. There is another foliation sequence, not circled and incomplete.

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