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'File 8/16 Bahrain Intelligence Reports' [‎42r] (83/146)

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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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,, T1 ?e Muscat Government have detained both ■
consignments. The owner of the first consignme.o.
Sard bin Abdur Rahman bin Khalfan, has offered to selj
it to the Ruler of Abu Dhabi^if the latter writes to '
rne Sultan of Muscat claiming the consignment as his
property and asking for its release^ The Shaikh of
Sharjah has been making enquiries about the second
consignment and has received a ±j£te& letter from the
buitan^of Muscat saying that an investigation is takin
place into the circumstances that led to its export
rom Mukalla and that he v/ill let the Shaikh knov/ the
resuit m due course.
arrivprt July an Disposals Officer
arrived at Sharjah to arrange for the sale of r.a f
qho?kh S Trnv! 0per i y ^ • 0ne station waggon was sold to
Shaikh Mohammed bin Saqr, brother of the Ruler of
oharjah, and res ^ The vehicles. 25 in number
ron^f tbp f p r i RUP % eS 355000 t0 Shaikh 9 Rashid 9 Sdest
son of the Ruler of Dubai. Electric plant and other
machinery were sold for Rupees Indian silver coin also widely used in the Persian Gulf. 40,000 to Yusuf ObaidH
a mercnant who had flown from Bahrain for the sale: '
mo vements of tritotal COAST SHATKU.q .
Rn1 pt n-p Pnc °t 1 t 5 ? 6 - 10 ^ shaikh Sultan bin Salim,
Ruler of^Ras al Khaimah, arrived at Sharjah from
Dubai, visited the Political Officer. Trucial Ooa-t
at^the Agency An office of the East India Company and, later, of the British Raj, headed by an agent. , and left for Has al KhaSfthebe’
Resent nfMlS 11 shaikh Khalid bin Ahmad,
f k ^ or R as al Khaimah where he
hdo taken his family for the summer,
ov > (Tii) On the 14th Shaikh Sultan bin Saqr, Ruler
Sharjan, left for Ras al Khaimah to join his familv
who had gone there the week before. 3
n . Hh , On t h e 19th Shaikh Saif al Midfa« the
of Sharjah, left for Saudi Arabia via Bahrain
Saud! der t0 recelve his usual allowance from King ibn
. 0n the night of the 21st July some coir>
ropes m the godo\m of a Bahraini merchant, Khalil bin
Ibrahim al Minayed caught fire. The hoSse was gutted
but ^ the occup^ts of the rooms above the godown stv -d
R e K f R v ® s . by . J m P ln g through the window!. The damfr*
is estimated at some ten to fifteen thousand rupee!!
. (TT) On the 28th Hamid bin Jasim Omani stphhpd
a Persian named Akbar bin Muhammad. The latter waq
removed to the Government Hospital where he died The
t! in k st R atin S the affair. This'is sA
he first muraer in Bahrain for over nine years.
34 ships (13 British, 6 American, 2 Panamanian.
1 Norwegian

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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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