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'File 10/10 I Bahrain additional area' [‎42r] (83/136)

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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
AY/A LI,
B ahrein I sland, P ersian G ulf.
28th April, 1947.
nv
No. C /PA. 284
H.B.M. 1 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. ,
The Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company.
MANAMA
Bahrein Island.
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Dear Sir,
Please refer to our correspor^nce ending with your letter
D.O. No.C/4-31 of 3rd April, 194-7Regarding the location of
structural holes which the Company propose to drill on Hawar
Island.
2. Confirming our conversation of yesterday the Company requests
your approval to locating the holes at any convenient location
within 4-40 yards seaward of the high tide mark on the main Hawar
Island providing this location is not on any one of the many^
small islands or sand banks adjacent to the main Hawar Island.
The Company will endeavour to drill as close in shore as the
draft of the drilling barge will permit.
3. It is understood that the 440 yard limit requested will not
in any manner influence the location of the authoritively
defined boundary of Hawar which I understand His Majesty's
Government now have under consideration.
4. I am attaching four copies of the Company's map BRA. 999
which you requested during yesterday's meeting.
An early decision will be greatly appreciated by the Company
in order that work can be commenced at an early date.
Yours very truly,
R. M. BROWN
CHIEF LOCAL REPRESENTATIVE
THE BAHREIN PETROLEUM COMPANY LIMITED
1ft.
Confidential.

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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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