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'File 10/1 IX Bahrain Oil Concession' [‎38r] (85/522)

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The record is made up of 1 volume (261 folios). It was created in 9 Jul 1934-25 Oct 1934. 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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Telegram:- G.T.C.
From:- Political -Dairirain.
To:- Resident, -Dushire.
No:- 699.
Dated J- 23rd ^uly 1934.
Have received no definite notice of appointment
of Russell as ^hief Local Representative tr^ougn Manager
and 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. have received copy of conversation in
London at which it was decided to appoint Russell. Shaikh
leaves Ifcanamah for Sakhir shortly and i would like to have
Russell introduced on Wednesday. May I do this?
Political.

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The volume contains minutes of meetings at Office of the Secretary of State for India in London, and 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 draft Mining Lease contract between the Sheikh of Bahrain, Hamad Bin Issa Al-Khalifah and BAPCO (draft on folios 161-168).

There are also letters in Arabic to and from the Sheikh. There is a map showing 'Selection by The Bahrain Petroleum Company Limited under Concession dated December 2nd 1925' (folio 225A). Some of the documents in the volume are marked as confidential. There is an index at the end of the volume (folios 240-248).

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1 volume (261 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 (folios 240-248). The index is arranged chronologically and refers to documents within the volume.

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The foliation is in pencil on the top right corner, encircled from folio 223-240. The numbering starts on the first page of writing and continues until 42; 42A; then 43-108; 109A and 109B; then 110-225; 225A and 225B and carries on until 233, which is the last number given on the last page of writing. Some folios are marked as confidential.

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English and Arabic in Latin and Arabic script
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