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'File 8/16 Bahrain Intelligence Reports' [‎17r] (33/146)

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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 INTxSLLIGBNCj) SUISIARY No. 7 FOR PJIRIOD 1ST TO
15TH APRIL, 1946.
62. H OVRLIRNTS OF OFFICIALS .
(i) On the 7th the Hon’ble Sir Geoffrey Prior, 'K.C.I.R.,
r°l„?r al Hesid ent in the Persian Gulf The historical term used to describe the body of water between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. , arrived from Bushire by
La L.T. Nearciius ,, r left for Kuwait/^y Basra by air on the 11th.
63 * C ALLS .
4 -t Political A^ent called on His Highness
the Shaikh at Rafa’.
(ii) On the 13th His Highness returned this call at the
Agency An office of the East India Company and, later, of the British Raj, headed by an agent. .
64 • VISITORS .
n 3n the 7th Shaikh Ali bin Abdulla bin Qasim A1 Thani,
eldest son of the Ruler of Qatar, accompanied by his son Shaikh
Jasim^bin Ali, arrived by launch from Qatar. They have come to
Bahrain for^medical treatment and after spending two days as
guests of His Highness at Rafa 1 were admitted to the Mission
Hospital.
65. POLISH SPORTS .
5th There was a large gathering at the Police Sports held
on the April. A novelty this year was the horse cum motor
cycle race by members of the British Police Detachment.
His Highness and 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. attended.
66. SPRING RASH HBJjTIN j .
The Bahrain Spring Race Heeting was held this year on
the 12th April* There was a well-filled card of 7 events and 10^
of the tote takings realised will be expended on the new orphanage
which is under construction, and half will go to the Gymkhana Club,
His Highness Shaikh Salman, Mr. C.D. Belgrave, Adviser
to the Bahrain Government, Mr. Russell M. Brown, General Manager
of The Bahrain Petroleum Company, Limited, and 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.
were among tiiose present.
67. G RAY 1IACKBNZIB c°c CO.. LTD.
On the 7th Mr. V/.S. Gregor, Bahrain Manager of Messrs.
Gray Mackenzie and Company, was relieved by Mr. W. Meikle. He
left by air for Basra on the 10th.
68 * U.3. FORBIGN LIQUIDATION COMMITTHB .
On the 14th Commander Herring of the United States of
America Foreign Liquidation Committee, accompanied by Hr. Parker
T. Hart, United States Consul, Dhnhran, arrived at Sharjah from
Dhahran by air and left for Muscat the same day. They called on
the Political Officer, Trucial Coast A name used by Britain from the nineteenth century to 1971 to refer to the present-day United Arab Emirates. ., at the Agency An office of the East India Company and, later, of the British Raj, headed by an agent. , where Com
mander Herring negotiated the sale of certain American Ordnance
equipment.
69. GBCLOGICAL SURVBY PARTY.
Reference paragraph 39 of Intelligence Summary No.4.
(P.T.O.)

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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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The file is arranged chronologically.

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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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