'File 10/1 (Vol III). Oils and Minerals. Bahrain Oil Concession.' [6r] (24/462)
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 OF INDIA*
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graphic expense and undue
treated, on receipt, icith the same expedition m if it had been
telegraphed. To save time mid formalities it is worded and signed
as if it had been so despatched,]
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In ampiifioation of ay teXegrara C/136 July let. Mr.Skinner's
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action in "telegraphing to Kaj or Holmss (through :ir .Ballantyne) to
return urgently waa ( hc said,taken beeauee,when he made his represent"*
ation to me and also when he spoice to Mr.Belgrave,we had each
emphasised the fact that the correct channel of comuunication in
such matters was (as he himself had stated^ the Chief Local Represent'
ative, ' - S§l '• V'- B ip 1 I I I
2. Mr.Skinner is much v/orried and says that he hasnever before
been in a position where he had to work through another person in
matters like this.
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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