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'File 10/15 CASOC DESIRE TO INSTALL W/T IN BAHRAIN FOR USE WITH BAHRAIN AND DHARHAN' [‎53r] (112/702)

The record is made up of 1 volume (248 folios). It was created in 3 Nov 1938-16 Apr 1945. 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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The volume contains correspondence between the Office of the Secretary of State for India in London, 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. at 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. at Bushire, Bahrain Petroleum Company Limited (BAPCO) and California Arabian Standard Oil Company (CASOC) representatives.

The bulk of the correspondence is about CASOC's proposal to install wireless apparatus in Bahrain for purposes of communication between the Company's office in Bahrain and Company representatives on Saudi Arabian mainland (Dhahran).

The volume includes operating instructions for the telephone communications (folios 238-239).

There is an index at the end of the volume (folios 289-308).

Extent and format
1 volume (248 folios)
Arrangement

The documents in the volume are arranged in chronological order. There is an index at the end of the volume (folios 289-308). 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.

Physical characteristics

The main foliation is in pencil and can be found in the top right corner. This sequence inconsistantly switches to pagination when text is present on both sides of the folio, has a number of gaps and some folios slightly out of sequence. The numbering commences at the front cover with 1A; then 1B, 1C and 1D; and terminates at the back cover with 309.

Foliation omissions: 241, 243, 271, 292-293, 297-299, 303, 305, 307-308, 312-313, 317-318, 324-325, 327, 329-333, 337-341, 344-345, 348-351, 362-363, 368-369, 372-373, 379-380 and 383.

Pagination ranges: 47-46, 48-49, 95-96, 113-114, 122-123, 124-129, 132-137, 144-145, 147-150, 153-154, 250-251, 252-253, 254-255.

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English in Latin script
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'File 10/15 CASOC DESIRE TO INSTALL W/T IN BAHRAIN FOR USE WITH BAHRAIN AND DHARHAN' [‎53r] (112/702), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/2/441, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100024154557.0x000071> [accessed 11 November 2019]

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