'File 10/1 (Vol III). Oils and Minerals. Bahrain Oil Concession.' [4r] (20/462)
The record is made up of 1 volume (223 folios). It was created in 1 Jul 1933-21 Aug 1933. 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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GOVERNMENT OP IJS T J)IA.
Foreign iund Poli'tica .l D epartment.
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graphic expense and undue use of the wires, out intended to be
treatea, onreceiff, with the
telegraphed. To save time and formalities it is worded and signed
as ij tt had been so despatched.'} ■
iVo. 0/239 - .
Datea tjat lafc July
19 $Z r
Your telegram June 29th containing instructions of His Majesty's
2. t have communicated, position to Belgrave and have emphasised
the necessity for treating information regarding the Anglo-Persian
Oil Company's attitude as confidential.
3. I rather gather that Mr.Campson♦a letter dated the 21st June
1933 was sent to me prematurely and 1 am inclined to think that he
way have been unduly influenced hy persons advising him, I have
■ . • .,. ....
sent (let July 1933) Major Holmes' letter dated the 15th June 1933
to the Bahrain Government,with a request for an expression of their
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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.
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The volume mainly contains correspondence and telegrams on the renewal of the Bahrain Oil Concession, exchanged 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 Secretary of State in India, the Financial Adviser to the Government in Bahrain, Charles Darlymple Belgrave, and Major Frank Holmes, Chief Local Representative of the Bahrain Petroleum Company Limited.
The volume also contains correspondence and notes of meetings on the aquisitition of oil rights over an additional area, including the territorial waters of the Bahrain Islands, with description of the area (folio 190). There are letters in Arabic to and from the Sheikh of Bahrain Hamad Bin Issa Al-Khalifah and confidential correspondence regarding the employment of Major Holmes.
There is an index at the end of the volume (folios 207-217).
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- 1 volume (223 folios)
The documents in the volume are arranged in chronological order. There is an index at the end of the volume (ff. 207-217). The index is arranged chronologically and refers to documents within the volume; it gives brief description of the correspondence with a reference number, which refers back to that correspondence in the volume.
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The foliation starts on the file cover, in pencil in circled numbers, in the centre top of recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. . The numbering starts with 1, 1A, 1B, 2, 2A, 2B; then it continues with 3-89, 90A, 90B; then 91-99; 99A, 99B and runs through to 217, which is the last number given. An additional inconsistent foliation system in the top right corner starts with 1 on f. 3.
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