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'File 8/8 Agency Administration Report 1922-1930' [‎39r] (82/474)

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The record is made up of 1 volume (233 folios). It was created in 29 Feb 1922-30 Mar 1931. 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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Gospel parts for some friends at
immer Mr. Rosenthal, the Paris
Bahrein. A few years ago he
tal funds for building the ‘Rachel
and he now offered to pay for
^o additional rooms. We are very
/Osenthal for this offer for we are
f small rooms that can be used as
family wards. Mr. Rosenthal is
supply of bed linen which he saw
in great need of.
valuable gift is that of a plot of
; our present hospital grounds for
id Children’s Hospital. Through
of the local British consul, we
)m Abd el Aziz el Gosaibi, local
id, Sultan of Nejd. Another very
>perty was given to us by Sheikh
Bahrein, on which we hope to
arters. The Bahrein Station and
whole express their gratitude to
r their gifts which will make us
serve the community of which we
We also received several guild boxes. We
would gladly receive more. We are aware that
there are women’s societies at home who would
gladly send us hospital supplies if they only knew
our need. We also wish to thank a member of the
South Holland, 111., church for a gift of $100 which we
are using for cement floors and hospital equipment.
The report of the women’s work is written
separately, but I wish to make it known to friends
of the hospital that whereas we formerly pled for
more help, and complained of being shorthanded,
we now have every reason to be grateful, for under
Miss Dalenberg with the two Indian nurses the
work is well cared for and we are not only equipped,
but are actually taking care of an ever-increasing
amount of work, particularly obstetrical work.
Statistics for the year may be divided into
touring and local Statistics, and read as follows :
Dispensary treatments ..
Major operations
Minor operations
Neosalvarsan injections
In-patients ...

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The volume contains correspondence relating to the collation and submission of the annual Administration Report of the Bahrain Political Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. , as well as the reports themselves.

Present within the volume are the reports for the years 1921-1930. Each report contains a prose statement and statistics on all or most of the following subjects: Personnel; Ruler of Bahrain and the Al Khalifa Family; Local Government Officials; Bahrain State; Bahrain Police; Local Affairs; Oil Concession; Artesian Wells; Agriculture; Customs; Municipalities; Public Works; Education; Trade; Industry; Boat Building and Shipping; Electric Light/Electric Department; Royal Navy; Royal Air Force; British Interests; Post Office; Medical; Judicial; Visits of Government (British) Officials; Visits of Arab Notables; Nejd; Qatar; Slavery; Climate; General. Each subject comes under its own sub-heading. Each report is signed by the officiating 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 time of submission to 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. at Bushire.

Also included in the file is correspondence between 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 some of the institutions and offices that provided reports and statistics for the final Administration Report. These include Charles Belgrave, Advisor to the Government of Bahrain, and doctors and other employees of the American Mission Hospitals and schools.

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1 volume (233 folios)

The volume is arranged chronologically.

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Foliation: the foliation sequence commences at the front cover with 1, and terminates at the inside back cover with 235; 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. A previous foliation sequence, which is also circled, has been superseded and therefore crossed out.

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'File 8/8 Agency Administration Report 1922-1930' [‎39r] (82/474), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/2/296, in Qatar Digital Library <> [accessed 22 October 2019]

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