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'File 8/16 Bahrain Intelligence Reports' [‎27r] (53/146)

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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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Amongst the meats was a roast young camel and the
fruit was brought from Karachi by air, I am glad that eti
quette does not demand the camel's skull on the table as it
does for lambs.
.l^^ ng ^ n ? gotia ^ ions the Shaikh of Abu Dhabi demanded
date-gardens in the Buraimi area of Abu Dhabi
Ixc^nee e for n th P b ? t] ?V hail * of Dubai should be given him in
f ° r , tl ? e 4 . l0 ° te d camels, and he also required the
nnh^ h « forb;Ld the entr y °f Abu Dhabi subjects into
the Shaikh i? t n r h d f 5 £ P f d P ro P osals >but in the meantime
nh e h^ hal v^ °£ Dubal bad replied with a counter claim that Abu
tionf U th p ir S ^grate to Dubai should not suffer confisca-
aMp hp ^h L P n°S erty in Abu Pbabi. The proposal is not accept
o/nubai^motives ° r Ab ?’. :Dhab f wh0 is suspicious of the Shaikh
oi Dubai s motives m making it. The Shaikh of Dubai has not
SS 0l '' 1 “ Slr P»* ««
Reference paragraph 91 of intelligence Summary No.9.
_Most of the pearling boats were driven back to Bahrein
a strong shamal which blew during the latter half of this
Reference paragraph 97 of intelligence Summary No.9.
author it S R 11 U ? det in Y esti S ation by the military
ennuiri^ ’rh d H -Q- B ? sra has sent an officer to make
enquiries. The result is not yet known.
Inference paragraph 78 of Intelligence Summary No.8.
publicitvllif^ revival of Persian claims to Bahrain and the
P ^ b il c i ty lt ls receiving in the Persian press and radio has
Bahrain here that the fate of
hanrain is to be decide^ by plebiscite.
automatic telephone.b .
Reference paragraph 56 of Intelligence Summary No.6.
n, Mess r s * Cable & Wireless Limited are now negotiatinp
for the purchase of a piece of land on Muharraq fof the
h^neluffor 86 -, T \ e ? S tat6 that the Bahrain Goverment is
noiaing out for a too high figure.
® loodwor bb, the engineer who is to instal the
Kingdom! telephone s y st e®> has not yet arrived from the united
1° 9 * OPENING of dubat BANK-.
. 4 4 . , Mr ” Burton, Bahrain Manager of
visited Dubai during the period under
lease of a building to be occupied by
be opened in Rubai shortly.
the imperial Bank of Iran,
review and concluded the
the branch of the Bank to
(Cont »d)

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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)

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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