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'File 8/16 Bahrain Intelligence Reports' [‎62r] (123/146)

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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.

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The Shaikh of Sharjah appears to be meeting with
some success in arranging a settlement of this dispute. No
further incidents have been reported.
(ii) A Hibsi tribesman was recently shot at and
wounded by a Has al Khaimah subject. The Shaikh of Has al
Khaimah brought the wounded man to Dubai and had him flown by
B.O.A.C. aircraft to Bahrain, where he arrived on the 26th.
He was admitted to the Bahrain Government Hospital, and is
making good progress. The Shaikh of Has al Khaimah is paying
for his treatment.
239. PETROLBUF C ONCESSIONS LIMITED .
Reference para. 226 of intelligence Summary No.19.
The Geophysical Party have now worked over the
whole of the territories of Ajman and umm al Qaiwain.
240. ARMS TRAFFIC .
The Ron'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. on his recent
visit to Qatar taxed Shaikh Hamad with the sale of arms
reported in paragraph 230 of intelligence Summary No.19. The
latter, however, denied that there was any truth in the report.
241. BAHRAIN WATER SUPPLY .
The Bahrain Government have recently contracted with
Messrs. Holloway Brothers for the installation of a town water
supply in Manama. Water will be distributed through a ring
main round Manama feeding a sub-main with extensions to private
consumers, public wash houses, and street hydrants. The pumping
plant, consisting of three sets, of pumps and storage tanks, will
be located in the Municipal Garden where there is a good supply
of water. Two new artesian wells are being sunk in the garden.
242. AIR TRAFFIC
During the last three months there has been a con
siderable increase in the number of aircraft landing at Bahrain
and Sharjah on charter and delivery flights between India and
the united^Kingdom. in addition to these, a number of private
aircraft^ALandMut Muharraq.
243. COTTON MILL FOR BAHRAIN.
Mr. Hussain Agar, Managing Director of the Etemedieh
Mills, Bushire, has asked for permission to visit Bahrain to
discuss with 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 the Bahrain Government
the possibility of establishing a cotton mill in Bahrain. He
has been informed that there is no objection to his coming
here.
244. ABU MUSA - RED OXIDE .
Mr. E. Innes Pocock of the Golden valley Ochre and
Oxide Company, Limited, has telegraphed to his agent at Sharjah
that he will shortly arrive to re-open operations on Abu Musa.
The agent has left for Abu Musa to prepare for these operations.
245. PEARLING .
Reference para. 193 of Intelligence Summary No.16.
The pearling season closed on the 23rd October this
/year....

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The file contains fortnightly intelligence summaries produced by the Political Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. 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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