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'File 28/14 Labour employed by the Bahrain Petroleum Company Limited, Bahrain' [‎57r] (114/525)

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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No. 1847-29/13• Political Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. ,
Bahrcdn the 14th July 1936.
URGENT*
From
To
Captain T. Hickinbothain I«A«|
Officiating 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.
The Chief Local Representative,
The Bahrain Petroleum Cornpany Limited,
- Bahrain.
Sir,
I have the honour to refer to your letter No.
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PA 574 dated July 12th, 1936 and to draw your attention to
the statement "as you are aware there will be a large
number of e xtra men here between this and October". I
have asked you verbally for a statement of the intended
expansion both in men and material (refinery) and also
what accommodation will be provided, and so far have not
had avritten reply.
2. There are many rumours in the town regarding
the numbers expected to arrive but I have no details
from the Company. I shall be grateful if you will let
me have the following information as soon as possible
as I wish to discuss the matter with the Honourable 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. on his arrival here on the 19th July:-
a. The extent of increase in the refinery and output
therefrom.
b. The number of European,and Asiatic staff that
are required to (0 construct and (ii) maintain
the plant.
c. The accommodation that will be prepared for the
reception of the constructional staff and per
manent staff.
d.

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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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