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'File 8/16 Bahrain Intelligence Reports' [‎39r] (77/146)

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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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150. MOVEMENTS OF TRUCIAL SHAIKHS .
(i) Shaikh Sultan bin Salim, Ruler of Ras al
Khaimah, arrived at Sharjah on the 2nd and left for Dubai
the following day.
(ii) Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmad, Regent of Kalba, 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 Sharjah on^the
7th. He stated that he was leaving for Kalba by car within
the next few days.
151. LOCAL NEWS .
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. , the political
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. , have attended
a number of tea parties given by the leading members of
the Arab community of Bahrain in their gardens on the
outskirts of the town.
152. SHIPPING .
18 ships (11 British, 5 American, 1 Norwegiaan, 1
Panamanian) called at Bahrain during the period under
report. Imports were 5820 tons of general cargo and 7
motor cars for Bahrain and 1091 tons for transhipment to
the mainland. Exports consisted of 6000 tons of general
cargo and 139,300 tons of petroleum.
153. METEOROLOGICAL.
Maximum Temperature
Minimum Temperature
Maximum Humidity
Minimum Humidity
100°F on 4. 7. 46.
77°F on 13. 7. 46.
93 % on 12. 7. 46.
36 % on 3, 7. 46.
Sd. A.C. GALLOWAY
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. , Bahrain.
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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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