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'File 8/8 IV Annual Administration Report for 1945' [‎133r] (265/280)

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The record is made up of 1 file (138 folios). It was created in 3 Jan 1946-9 Mar 1946. 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 Documents collected in a private capacity. .

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October and returned to Bahrain on the 24th October.
_ t 4 4 Lieut-Col. A.C. Galloway, O.B.E., the
Poll deal Agent, Bahrain, toured the Trucial Coast A name used by Britain from the nineteenth century to 1971 to refer to the present-day United Arab Emirates.
irom the 12th to the 19th December.
(vi)on the 26th February the Senior Naval
”Seabelie^ 0rSian GUlf, visited shar j ah in H.M.S.
q. ^sjor A.L. Greenway, M.B.E., Residency An office of the East India Company and, later, of the British Raj, established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India.
Surgeon, Bushire, visited the Trucial Coast A name used by Britain from the nineteenth century to 1971 to refer to the present-day United Arab Emirates. on the
6 th December and left by air for Bahrain on the 9th
December.
(e) MEDICAL .
4 -v rh 01 *® were no epidemics of any kind reported
th V e ? r - . The majority of people suffered from
chronic malaria with splenomegaly, other prevalent
complaints were venereal disease, and diseases of the
eyes and respiratory and digestive systems.
(f) ROYAL AIR FORCTC-
A large number of thefts from the R.A.F.
th^ftlTnf fep ° rted d «ring the year. These included
c ? sh > ammunition, cable, M.T. Parts, and
“ a ° h ^ e 1 t00ls and parts. Theft was rendered com
paratively easy on account of the very inadequate
security arangements in the camp. In October,
however, the camp was partially fenced with barbed
y dr f, r; nd Levy guards were, with the approval of the
Lhaikhs of Sharjah and Dubai, ordered to open fire
° n ^ an u p ? r ?? n found in or around the camp at night
manner 0 t0 halt When ^allenged in the proper
manner. These measures resulted in some decrease in
the number of thefts. c^ea&e in
(g) U.S.A. A.T.O .
r, ^ v August the American Air Transport Command
Detachment were withdrawn from Sharjah. They took with
st^ofone off^ Vehi a CleS and A small
staff of one otficer and eight men were left behind who
expect to leave there shortly. oenma who
r ■!=„<. ^ i *\. An Am® 1,1031 ! Survey Party, consisting of
Lieutenant Moore and four men, arrived at Sharjah for
the purposes of establishing ground "fixes” in con
^^"ith the survey for In air routef They opiated
eventuallv ieft U rhi’-n RaS i a i' Khaimah ’ and Dlba » and
lefv the Trucial Coast A name used by Britain from the nineteenth century to 1971 to refer to the present-day United Arab Emirates. on the 22nd October
sale to the Trucial Shaikhs. F y - LX v ®nicies by
(Continued)

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The file contains correspondence relating to the collation and submission of the 1945 Administration Report of the Bahrain Political Agency An office of the East India Company and, later, of the British Raj, headed by an agent. and the Trucial Coast A name used by Britain from the nineteenth century to 1971 to refer to the present-day United Arab Emirates. , as well as the reports themselves.

The correspondence is 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. and representatives of institutions that provide reports and statistics for the annual report. These include: Medical Department of the Government of Bahrain; Indian Posts and Telegraphs Department; American Mission Hospital; Eastern Bank Limited; Bahrain Petroleum Company (BAPCO); Customs Department of the Government of Bahrain; Cable and Wireless Limited; Victoria Memorial Hospital; British Overseas Airways Corporation; Petroleum Concessions Limited; Adviser to the Government of Bahrain (Sir Charles Belgrave); Imperial Bank of Iran; and Gray, Mackenzie & Co Limited. The Trucial Coast A name used by Britain from the nineteenth century to 1971 to refer to the present-day United Arab Emirates. report (folios 98-105) is submitted to the Bahrain Political Agency An office of the East India Company and, later, of the British Raj, headed by an agent. by the Political Officer at Sharjah. Both final reports are then submitted by 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 to the Political Residency An office of the East India Company and, later, of the British Raj, established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. at Bushire.

The final report (folios 111-135), which includes the final version of the Trucial Coast A name used by Britain from the nineteenth century to 1971 to refer to the present-day United Arab Emirates. Report, is made up of numbered sections, as follows: 1. Officers; 2. Bahrain Government Officials; 3. The Al Khalifah Family; 4. Bahrain Police; 5. Agriculture; 6. Municipalities; 7. Public Works; 8. Electricity Department; 9. Telephone Department; 10. Pearl Industry; 11. Customs; 12. Food Control; 13. Shipping; 14. Accidents within Port Limits; 15. Medical (General); 16. The Post Office; 17. Administration of Justice; 18. Education; 19. The Bahrain Petroleum Company; 20. Visits of Foreign Notables; 21. Local Affairs; 22. The Weather; 23. Economic; 24. Cable & Wireless Limited; 25. British Overseas Airways Corporation; 26. Petroleum Concessions Limited; 27. The Royal Air Force; 28. American Consulate; 29. Qatar; 30. Trucial Coast A name used by Britain from the nineteenth century to 1971 to refer to the present-day United Arab Emirates. . Some sections are further divided into parts assigned either a lower case Roman numeral (iv, for example) or a lower case letter of the alphabet (d, for example). Several of these parts also come under a sub-heading.

Folios 137-139 are internal office notes.

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1 file (138 folios)
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Foliation: the foliation sequence commences at the front cover and terminates at the inside back cover; these numbers are written in pencil, are circled, and are located in the top right corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. side of each folio. A previous foliation sequence, which is also circled, has been superseded and therefore crossed out.

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