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'File 8/16 Bahrain Intelligence Reports' [‎57r] (113/146)

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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.SIMARY FOR PERIOD 1ST
TO 15TH OCTOBER, 1946.
221. MOVEMENTS OF OFFICIALS.
(i) On the 3rd the Hon : ble Lt-Col. W.R. Hay, C.S.Io,
C.I.Eo,' 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. , handed over
charge to Lt-Col* A.C. Galloway, C.I.Eo, O.B.Eo, and left by
air for the United Kingdom. Captain H.D.H, Ranee 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, the same day,
(ii) on the 1st Captain R.J.R. Dendy, R.N., Senior Naval
Oflicer, Persian Gulf The historical term used to describe the body of water between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. , arrived in Bahrain on H.MoS. "WILDGOOSE".
He left for Cairo by air on the 10th. v
Uii)' On the 15th Air Vice-Marshall S.C. Strafford, CoB. ,
C.BoEo, D.F.C., Air officer Commanding, ’Iraq, arrived in Bahrain.
22 2. VISITORS .
MaulvI^J.D. Shams, H.A., Imam of the Woking Mosque,
arrived in Bahrain by B.O.A.C. ’plane on the 7th en route to
India. His aircraft developed engine trouble and it was not
until the morning of the 10th that he was able to resume his
journey. During his stay.His Highness entertained him to dinner
at Rafaa' and Mr. Hafiz, the Indian Assistant, took him sight
seeing around Bahrain. . ,
' 22 3. CALLS ,
C. I
(i) On the 1st the Hon’ble Lt-Col. w.R. Hay, C
, accompanied by Lt-Col. A.C. Galloway, C.I.S.,
called on His Highness Shaikh Salman at Raf aa ’
His Highness returned this call at the Agency An office of the East India Company and, later, of the British Raj, headed by an agent.
S.I. ,
O.B.E,
On the 3rd
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On the 5th Captain R.J.R. Dendy, R.N., Senior Naval
Gulf 9 'accompanied by Captain J.E.H. Hudson,
AoSistant 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. , called on His Highness at Rafaa'.
His Highness, accompanied by his two uncles, Shaikh Mohammed
bin isa and Shaikh Abdulla bin Isa, C.I.E., returned this call
die same day on board H.M.S. "Wildgoose"i
( Ri) on the ^ 12th His Highness called at the Agency An office of the East India Company and, later, of the British Raj, headed by an agent. on
Lr.. Galloway, wife of 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
nfthfN?! GU H’ llad arrived by air from the United Kingdom
nn Hls Highness made this call on behalf of his wife.
On the 16th Mrs. Galloway called on the Shaikha at Rafaa’.
DUBAI-ABU D HAB I DISPUTE .
(i) Reference paragraph 212 of Intelligence Summary No.18.
4. ha oG Manasir and Awamir tribesmen recently raided
- RM ni dV a lU Baiiah, 25 miles due east of Sharjah, killed
tribesmen, and looted about 70 camols. They were
S ?i xed force of Beni Qitab and Dubai tribesmen who
ane up with them near the south-eastern tip of jabal Faiyah.
nere a clash took place in which 3 Dubai and 2 Beni Qitab
tribesmen were killed, 2 Dubai subjects wounded,'and some 4 or
casuallies inflicted on the raiders. The latter succeeded,
however, m escaping with their loot.
. ^ ^ Shaikh, of Dubai is still actively preventing the
Bern Qitab from making their peace with the Shaikh of Abu Dhabi,
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/and has....

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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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