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'File 8/16 Bahrain Intelligence Reports' [‎10r] (19/146)

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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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BAHRAIN INTELLIGENCE SUMMARY No.4 FOR PERIOD
16TH to 28TH FEBRUARY,
1946 o
34* M OVEMENTS OF OFFICIALS ..
(i) Reference paragraph 23(ii) of Bahrain intelligence
Summary No.3. ^
_ .n , . Hon ' b l e Sir Geoffrey Prior, K.C.I.Eo, political
Resident m the Persian Gulf The historical term used to describe the body of water between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. , left for India by air on the
18th February and returned to Bahrain on the 27th February.
A • 18th February Captain H.D.H. Ranee, the new
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. , accompanied by Mrs. Ranee arrived
by S,S."BARJORA".
(iii) On the 18th February sir Olaf Caroe, K.C.S.I.,
Governor-designate of the North-West Frontier Region of British India bordering Afghanistan. Province passed
through Bahrain en route for India accompanied by Lady Caroe.
(iv) Commodore I.W. Whitehorn, R.N., Senior Naval Officer
Persxan Gulf, left for Basra by air on the 21st February and
returned on the, 25th February.
nn , 0 (v) ° n th ? 2 ^ h February |jr. j.a. Croning, I.S.O., M.B.
Under-Seoretary to the Hon'ble 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 the
Persian Gulf The historical term used to describe the body of water between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. , and members of 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. 's staff
arrived from Bushire by L.T."NEARCHUS".
(vi) on the^28th February the Hon'ble Sir Geoffrey
Prior, KoCoI.E., 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 the Persian Gulf The historical term used to describe the body of water between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. , left
Bahrain by the L.T."NEARCHUS".
27th
(vii) on the February Captain R.E.R, Bird left for
Kuwait via Basra.
35. CALLS
i
(i) 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 His Highness Shaikh
Salman at Rafa'a on the 20th February.
. „ 2 n ^ e Februar y 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. , accompanied
S in blrb anb Captain H.D.H. Ranee, called on
His Highness at Rafa'a.
, . , ? n 25th February they called on Shaikh Abdulla
bin Hamad al Khalifah, C.I.E., uncle of the Ruler.
called 1 ^ the Poimca/lgen?^ HlS Hlghness shaikh Sir Salman
36. VISITORS.
,, . 5n the 18th February Viscount Knollys. Chairman rvf
the British Overseas Airways Corporation, accompanied by Ladv
Knollys, Air Commodore Brackley, and Group/captain FW Winter
botham, C.B.E., passed through Bahrain en route to lAdia
37. MUTIHY IW NAVAL RASP .
„ , 0n the morning of the 22nd February the Royal Indian
rat rngs attached to the Naval Base, with the exception
of the petty officers, refused duty in sympathy with theR I w
mutineers in India. The mutiny was passive and the men retonAc
/to duty......

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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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