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'File 8/16 Bahrain Intelligence Reports' [‎2r] (3/146)

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The record is made up of 1 file (71 folios). It was created in 1 Jan 1946-31 Dec 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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POLITICAL AGENCY An office of the East India Company and, later, of the British Raj, headed by an agent. , BAHRAIN, FOR
PERIOD 1ST TO 15TH JANUARY ^ 1946 .
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Reference paragraph 200(ii) of Intelligence Sumarv
No. 24 of 1°45.
Comr-iodore l. r; . "liicehorn, R.N., Senior ; T aval Officer,
Persian Gulf The historical term used to describe the body of water between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. , returned frou Basra in H.H.S. ’'oRABiXLF" on the
8th January.
2. CALLS .
(i) On the 8th January Sheikh Abdulla bin Isa al Nhalifah,
C.I.-R, uncle of His Highness the Sheikh of Bahrain, called, on
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. .
(ii) On the 13th January, His Highness Bheinli Salman
accompanied by his uncle Sheikh Abdulla bin Isa al yhalifah
lunched *dth the Senior .-aval Officer, Persian Gulf The historical term used to describe the body of water between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. , aboard
H.K. G, J SGASrjLLB”. 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 the Assistant
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. vere also present.
(ili) On the 14th January, 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. called on
Kis lighness Sheikh Salman at Rafa'.
3. GRAY HACIIENZIL (Sc C0> , LTD .
(i) On the 13tU January B'r. H.L. Gregor, vlio has been
ac tin... General Manager of Messrs. Gray Hackenzie and company,
Limited, arrived in Bahrain to relieve Hr. J.'R ALLCARD, the
Bahrain Agent.
(ii) On the 7th January the first ship to berth at the
nen Si era pier vas successfully unloaded by ' "essrs. Gray Mackenzie
and Company, Limited, into BAPCO motor transport. It is stated
that deficiencies in commissariat supplies amounted only to some
.02t.
4. SAU D I ARABIA .
(i) There was trouble with creins of American tankers at
Has Tanura on New gear's Day. All worn on these snips was held
up and shore leave stopped. The united States Consulate at
Dhahran have in consequence decided to depute a representative
to spend three days of every week at Ras Tanura.
(ii) The runway of the Dhahran Aerodrome was inaugurated
on Ne '-ear's Day when Raj or Shoenan left for Cairo in the first*
aircraft to take off.
5. rPB7 YBAR’S DAY .
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 the Assistant 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.
received visits from His Highness Rheikh .Sir Salman bin Hamad al
Fhalifah, R.CRI.R., and by dr. 'G. r kR. Smith, Acting Adviser to
the Bahrain Government and members of the Ruling Fauil;/ on He-/
^ear's Day. His Highness inspected the guard, of honour on his
arrival at the Agency An office of the East India Company and, later, of the British Raj, headed by an agent. .
Thgpolitical Agent and the Assistant 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.
also received visits from members of the British, American, Arab,
Persian, and Indian communities in Bahrain.
6. LOCAL AFFAIRS .
(i) On the 7th January His Highness Sheikh Salman went on
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The file contains fortnightly intelligence summaries produced by the Political Agency An office of the East India Company and, later, of the British Raj, headed by an agent. at Bahrain for the year 1946. The reports, marked as secret, were sent to the Government of India, the 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. , and numerous diplomatic, political, and military offices in the Middle East. Each report is numbered from 1 to 24 and covers a two week period.

The reports are divided into short sections that relate to a particular subject. Contained within the file is intelligence on the following:

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1 file (71 folios)
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Foliation: the main foliation sequence (used for referencing) commences at the front cover with 1, and terminates at the inside back cover with 73; 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. An additional foliation sequence is present in parallel between ff 1-73; these numbers are also written in pencil, but are not circled, and are located in the same position as the main sequence.

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