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'Historical Summary of Events in the Persian Gulf Shaikhdoms and the Sultanate of Muscat and Oman, 1928-1953: Appendices, Genealogical Tables' [‎119r] (24/142)

The record is made up of 1 volume (65 folios). It was created in c 1953. It was written in English. 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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APPENDICES TO CHAPTER 2, BAHRAIN
APPENDIX A
Correspondence with the Ruler of Bahrain regarding His Majesty's Government's
acceptance of responsibility for the protection of Bahrain against external
aggression—1951.
(i)
(Paragraph 5)
Letter, dated July 9, 1951, from 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. , 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. , to the Ruler of
Bahrain
In referring to correspondence ending with my letter of the 26th June, 1951, I
have the honour to address Your Highness as follows on the subject of the
guarantee requested by you of protection against external aggression and
protection of your subjects' interests in foreign countries: —
I have been authorised to inform Your Highness that on the basis of the
existing treaties and engagements His Majesty's Government regard your State as
being under their protection which means that they accept responsibility to protect
your State against external aggression in the same manner as any British Territory.
They also regard your subjects as British Protected Persons and will protect their
interests in foreign countries to the same extent as they do those of their own
nationals.
(ii)
(Paragraph 5)
Letter, dated July 9, 1951, from the Ruler of Bahrain to 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. ,
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.
I have the honour to acknowledge receipt of your letter of the 9th July, 1951.
I note that on the basis of the existing treaties and engagements His Majesty's
Government regard my State as being under their protection, which means that
they accept responsibility to protect it against any external aggression in the same
manner as any British Territory and they also regard my subjects as British
Protected Persons and will protect their interests in foreign countries to the same
extent as they do those of their own nationals. I am very grateful for this, and
on my part I take this opportunity of assuring His Majesty's Government that T
and my successors will always faithfully observe all existing engagements.
APPENDIX B
(Paragraph 12)
Press ordinance issued by the Government of Bahrain, dated February 15, 1953
The Public are hereby notified that: —
1. In this order "Newspaper" means any paper containing public news,
reports of occurrences printed for sale and published at regular intervals.
" Printing Press " includes all engines, machinery type implements used for
the purpose of printing or duplicating.
2. No newspaper containing public news or comment on public news
whether appearing regularly or irregularly shall be published in Bahrain unless
under a licence issued by the Bahrain Government specifying the name of the
paper, the owner or owners, the printer, the publisher and the editor or editors.
The licence shall be personal and a fresh authorisation, which may be endorsed on
the licence, shall be necessary in the case of any change in the owner, printer,
publisher or editors.
3. Every publisher of a paper who is required to obtain a licence under the
preceding section shall deposit with the Government as security the sum of
Rs. 2,000/- or such less sum as may be ordered.
4. Every person who is in fact owner, part owner, publisher, printer or
editor of a newspaper licensed under section 2 shall see that his name is properly
endorsed on the licence.
46639 2 H

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Appendices to IOR/R/15/1/731(1). The appendices relate to the chapter on general matters, and to the chapters on Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, the Trucial States, and Muscat. Also includes genealogical tables of Ruling Families in the Gulf at the end of the volume and (separately filed) further handwritten genealogical tables.

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1 volume (65 folios)
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There is a list of contents at the front of the volume.

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Foliation: the foliation sequence commences at 110 on the front cover and terminates at 176 on the last of the loose folios stored in polyester sheets. These numbers are written in pencil, are enclosed in a circle, and appear in the top right hand corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. page of each folio. The foliation sequence is a continuation of that in the main part of the document - IOR/R/15/1/731(1).

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