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'File 8/16 Bahrain Intelligence Reports' [‎54r] (107/146)

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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 INTELLIGENCE SUMMARY FOR THE PERIOD'
16TH TO 30th SEPTEMBER, 1946.
210. MOVEMENTS OF OFFICIALS.
(i) Reference paragraph 196(11) of intelligence Summary No.17.
On the 20th the Hon'ble Lt-col. W.R. Hay, C.S.I., C.I.E.,
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. , arrived in Bahrain on the
L.T. NEARCHUS.
(ii) Reference para,196(i) of Intelligence Summary No,17.
On the 20th Captain H.D.H, Ranee, 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, arrived on the s.s. Barpeta. Mr.- C.J. Pelly, O.B.E.,
I. C.S., Secretary to 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. in the
Persian Gulf The historical term used to describe the body of water between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. , arrived by the same vessel.
(iii) On the 21st Major M-P.O'C. Tandy, 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. ,
Kuwait, arrived by air from India, and left on the 22nd for
Kuwait. He was accompanied by Mrs. Tandy.
(iv) On the 26th Captain J.E.IL Hudson, Assistant political
Agent, Bahrain, and political Officer, Trucial Coast A name used by Britain from the nineteenth century to 1971 to refer to the present-day United Arab Emirates. , left by
BoO.A.Co 'plane for Sharjah and-returned on the 29th.
(v) Reference para.154(iii) of intelligence Summary No.14.
OU the 30th Lt-Col. A.C. Galloway, C.I.E., O.B.E.,
arrived by air from the United Kingdom ahd assumed charge as
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.
2 11° HAS Ah KHAIMAH . . y
Reference paragraph 197 of intelligence Summary No.17.
The Regent of Kalba has joined the Rulers of Sharjah and
A 3 man but their joint efforts have so far been unsuccessful. On
the 18th September Shaikh Muhammad bin Salim, brother of the Ruler
of Has al Khaimah wrote to the Residency An office of the East India Company and, later, of the British Raj, established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. Agent, and asked.for
Government help in effecting a settlement. On the 25th Captain
J. E.Ko Hudson visited Sharjah and in a series of interviews dis
cussed the^situation with the Ruler of Ras al Khaimah, Shaikh-
Muhammad bin Salim, brother of the Ruler, the Ruler of Sharjah,
the ^Ruler- of Ajman and the Regent of Kalba. The Shaikh of Ras ai
Khaimah stated that his nephews had plotted to murder him at the
end of Ramadan and also accused them of beating local merchants
and firing at a British subject some ten years ago. He did not
produce any evidence to support his statements but insisted that
i.l he was to feel safe his brother and his brother's sons must
leave Ras al Khaimah. He stated that he would, if.necessary, use.
force to achieve this. He was informed that he should have' taken
action against his nephews at the time they committed the acts o 1
which they were accused, and that he should try to reach a settle--,
rnent without resorting to force. 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.
left Sharjah on the 29th after extracting a promise from both
sides that they would take no action until his return.
2 12o DUBAI-ABU D HABI DISPUTE,
Reference paragraph 198 of intelligence Summary No.17.
I
Shaikh Hamad bin Ahmad of Dhank and Shaikh Obeid bin
Jum'ah, chief of the Beni Ka'ab informed the Residency An office of the East India Company and, later, of the British Raj, established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. Agent that
they fished to mediate in the Dubai-Abu Dhabi dispute' and asked
nim if Government had any objection. He replied that Government
/had no .. 0

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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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