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'File 8/16 Bahrain Intelligence Reports' [‎48r] (95/146)

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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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No. 16.
INTELLIGENCE SUMMARY OF THE POLITICAL AGENCY An office of the East India Company and, later, of the British Raj, headed by an agent. , BAHRAIN,
FOR PERIOD 16TH TO 31ST AUGUST, 1946.
ISO. MOVEMENTS OF OFFICIALS .
Reference paragraph 166 of Intelligence Summary No.15.
On the 18th the Hon'ble Lt-Col. W.R. Hav p ^ t p t t?
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. , returned to Bahrain. * * * ?
181 - VISITORS.
BartlettLni? Da ^ ton » accompanied by Miss A.M.
f Miss I.M. Ogden, arrived in Bahrain from the United
following dayV° Ct0r aircraft ’ and left en route to Australia the
° n the . 30t J l Mr. G.V. Allen, United States Ambassador,
Of h hi?’staff m arrivoa b ^ hds , Co'psrcial Attache, and two other members
tLIt tho arrived in Bahrain by air from Dhahran and returned
here the same day. jhe party, accompanied by Mr. Parker T Hart
Consul, Dhahranfcalledon the Hon-ble ?hl P oii??cai
Resident at Jufair. and on 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. at the Agency An office of the East India Company and, later, of the British Raj, headed by an agent. .
182. CALLS.
V e occas i°n of id ul Fitr, which marks the end of
R-s?d=nt a ? d th 1S D yea ^ fel:L ° n the 28th, the Hon'ble the political
thl Assistant h po?lNc«? fl Ulf i acc °®P anied b 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. and
ooii pol i tical Agent and the Assistant Political Asent also
notables? the Seni ° r member3 of tha Al Khalifah family and local
H M Ca P tain G.P. Claridge, R.N., Commander of
H. 1 , 1 . 0 . Norfolk paid a farewell call on 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. .
183. D UBAI-ABU DHABI DISPUTE .
(i) Reference paragraph 167(iii) of Intelligence Summary No.15,
T ? e o5^ ai ^ h .?f now claims to have lost 125 camels in
he clash at ohimainkh between Dubai and Abu Dhabi tribesmen it
is reported that it took place while the Abu Dhabi raidin^artv
were encamped at Shimairikh on their way back to Abu Dhabi! iVhas
sir? waHSId inIhifS.^ NaSiP By Qbai ’ Chl6f ° f the Mana -
make peace^ltflhfBeni^tab? 151 haS eXpreSsed hls willingness to
camelsVeafTaELNI? 3 V ll ty 0 h 10 Manasir tribesmen looted 5 Dubai
earners near Jabal All. The raiders were unsuccessfully pursued.
184. RAS AL KHATMAH .
Reference paragraph 71 of Intelligence Summary No.15,
of psq that trouble is brewing between the Shaikh
of Ras al Khaimah and his nephews but details are not yet known.
185. DUBAI.
On the 23rd Shaikh Muir in,
Dubai, died of heart failure.
a near relative of the Ruler of
(con’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)
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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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