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'File 28/14 Labour employed by the Bahrain Petroleum Company Limited, Bahrain' [‎110r] (220/525)

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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The following terms whan used in this agreement
•hall hare the meaning indicated:
^one of Operation^
or any other locality to which LOTSE may oo
transferred for serrice during the tewi of this
T^n3Dortat ion - Tickets or fare on railroad,
boat, motor or caraTan of the customary class and
oyer the most direct route as designated and
selected by COMPANY together with a food allowance
of Rupees Three (Rs. 3/-/-) per day for allowed
TraTel Tim« prorided »eala en route are not
included in transportation.
v rime - The period of time reouired by
^TLOYEi; to reach a particular destination when
trerelling ria the route and means of transportation
and in accordance with such itinerary as shall
selected and designated by OOMPAIfY•
If any difference or dispute shall arise as to the
true intent of this agreement or any part thereof
or in any way connected with or arising out of t^e
same, the decision of which is not hereinbefore
proTided for, the matter shall be submitted to the
arbitration of the British Goremment Officer
exercising judicial powers in »
and the decision of such Officer in the point shall
be final and conclusively binding on both parties*
IN WITNESS whereof the parties to this agresnent hare set their
respectife hands on the day and year first mentioned above.
Signed and Delivered
In the preeence of
Signed and Delivered on behalf of
the SAID
{Signature of Agent)
Signed by the said ftoployee
In the presenee of
tector of Smigrants
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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)

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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