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'File 10/1 (Vol III). Oils and Minerals. Bahrain Oil Concession.' [‎53r] (118/462)

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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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9th December, 1932.
I aia cmmnded by the Air Council to refer to
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. letter of the 25th November, P.-U7^63/32 and
6906/32, tranBmitting a copy of a letter froai 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 subject
of the draft agreement between Imperial Airways and the
Bahrein State, and to forward, for the info mat ion of
the Secretary of State for India, a copy of a telegnra
thich they have received frorr the Air Officer Coiamanding,
Iraq, regarding the use of the landii^j ground on
Muharraq Island by Service and Civil aircraft.
The Air Council und«rstand that the use of this
landing ground by Imperial Airways will be covered
ait her by the draft agreement between the Company and the
Bahrein State or by a separate lease.
This, however, would not cover its use by
Service aircraft and the Council would accordingly be
glad to learn at an early date whether Sir Sirauel -bare
eeea any objection to the Air Officer CoBnanding, Iraq,
being authorised to negotiate with the Bahrein
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Government either through 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. or the
Resident 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. r^ardi^ such use.
I am etc.,
(Sd«) J.S.Boss.
) Under Secretary of Jtate,
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. ,"
I Whitehall, S.W.I.

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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)
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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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English and Arabic in Latin and Arabic script
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