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'File 10/6 A Revision of oil royalties paid to Shaikh of Bahrain by BAPCO' [‎1r] (3/298)

The record is made up of 1 file (147 folios). It was created in 17 Jan 1949-15 Aug 1950. 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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The file contains notes of meetings and correspondence 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 Darlymple Belgrave, and representatives of the Bahrain Petroleum Company Limited (BAPCO) on the negotiations for the revision of the oil royalties agreed in 1935 with the Shaikh of Bahrain, which is raised from Rs. 3/8 to Rs. 10/- per tonne.

There are documents in Arabic, letters to and from the Sheikh and BAPCO's 'Statement regarding Oil Royalties paid to his Highness Shaikh Sir Sulman bin Hamad al Khalifah, K.C.I.E. Ruler of Bahrein' (ff. 119-147).

There is an index whithin the file (ff. 108-110).

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1 file (147 folios)
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The file contains folios removed from file IOR/R/15/2/424 (Confidential files: 10/6).

There is an index (ff. 108-110). The index is arranged chronologically and refers to documents within the file; it gives brief description of the correspondence with a reference number which refers back to that correspondence in the file.

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The foliation starts on first page of the file and end on the back cover, in pencil, in top right corner of recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. ; f. 80 is the verso The back of a paper sheet or leaf. of f. 79.

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English and Arabic in Latin and Arabic script
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'File 10/6 A Revision of oil royalties paid to Shaikh of Bahrain by BAPCO' [‎1r] (3/298), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/2/425, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100023959254.0x000004> [accessed 13 November 2018]

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