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'File 10/10 I Bahrain additional area' [‎26r] (51/136)

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The record is made up of 1 file (68 folios). It was created in 14 Mar 1943-27 Dec 1947. 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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The Bahrein Petroleum Company Limited
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B ahrein I sland, P ersian G ulf.
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C/PA-267 .
His Britannic Majesty's 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. , File No.075.02
The Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. ,
Bahrein .
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Dear Sir, * •
In acknowledgment.of your letter No.C/945 dated August 25,
1946, and to keep you advised of the Company's plans regarding exploration
work within the Additional Area, I wish to inform you that equipment is
being assembled to start active structure drilling work in the near future.
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As a ^preliminary to this work the building of the rock drilling
piers at apprcteimate locations B & C shown on the map attached to my letter
No.C/PA-247 dated May 15, 1946, is being undertaken by a local contractor
(M. D. Minasian) and work in this connection has already started.
During the marine operations it will be necessary to use
wireless for communications between the locations and Awali to speed the
work and assure safety of personnel. For this purpose a wireless transmitter
will be installed on the Company's launch "Zellaq". This transmitter will
use a frequency of 6575 Kcs and the Awali transmitter will use a frequency
of 3287 Kcs; both these frequencies have been allocated for Company
operations.
Yours very truly,
R. M. BROWN
CHIEF LOCAL RSPRESENTATIVE
THE BAHREIN PETROLEUM COMPANY LIMITED
Confidential.
BAHRAIN RECEIPT.
Date...^'A&.

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The file contains 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 Dalrymple Belgrave, and representatives of the Bahrain Petroleum Company Limited (BAPCO) on the temporary modification to the agreement on the Bahrain additional area during the war.

The file also contains correspondence on the ownership of Hawar Island and Deebel and Jaradeh shoals, between Bahrain and Qatar, and maps of 'Bahrain & Vicinity' (3 copies on folios 14, 15, 40) and 'Hawar Island' (folio 44).

There are letters in Arabic to and from the Sheikh of Bahrain, Salman bin Hamad Al-Khalifah.

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1 file (68 folios)
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The documents in the file are arranged in chronological order.

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The foliation is in pencil, encircled, in the top right corner of each folio. The numbering begins on the front cover of the file, on number 1, and runs through to 62, 62A; and then it carries on until 67, which is the last number given on the back cover of the file. There is another foliation, incomplete: the numbering starts with 1 on the first page of writing (folio 2) and ends with 203 (folio 66); missing folios: 2-14; 20; 23-25; 29; 31-39; 197; 199-201.

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English and Arabic in Latin and Arabic script
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