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‘File 29/18 vol. iii TEA FOR BAHRAIN, EAST SAUDI ARABIA AND QATAR’ [‎170r] (339/480)

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The record is made up of 1 file (238 folios). It was created in 28 Mar 1944-26 Sep 1949. It was written in English and Arabic. 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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PA/Q/
THE CUSTOMHOUSE:
BAHRAIN:
12th April, 194-7.,
H.B.M*s 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 e
MEM ORANDUIvI: -
QATAR TEA QUOTA i f
A y
Reference our telephone conversation on the above
subject. I am arranging to deliver to the Representative of the
Ruler of Qatar- 16,300 lbs ; arrived at as follows:-
194-5/194-6 quota 12 tons - 26,880 lbs
194-6/47 quota less 27^ reduced
by Govt.of India 31 T on«7.280 lbs
8 f ^ 19,600 lbs.
less: 30 cases loaned vide
your No.2700-29/18
of 18.8.46. 3,300 lbs.
T ota1:- T l£T300 ~lbsT
DIRECTOR OF CUSTOMS
AND
PORT OFFICER,BAHRAIN•
c.c. Qatar Representative, with a request
to pay and collect for shipment to Qatar.

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This is a correspondence file about the operation and impact of the quota system and export licensing restrictions that were imposed by the Government of India, on the supply of Indian tea (and to a lesser extent the supply of coffee) to Bahrain and also to Eastern Saudi Arabia and Qatar, during the Second World War (1939-1945). The main official correspondents are 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 Historically used by the British to refer to the sea area between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. Often referred to as The Gulf or the Arabian Gulf. ; 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. , Bahrain; the Adviser to the Government of Bahrain; the Director of Customs and Port Officer, Bahrain; the Food Controller, Bahrain; the Tea Controller for India, Calcutta; and other Government of India officials in the Departments of Commerce and External Affairs. Included in the file are various circular lists that give the names of Indian tea exporters and Bahrain tea importers, such as the monthly list of India tea quota allotments prepared by 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. , Bahrain and similar lists, complied by the Director of Customs and Port Officer and the Food Controller on behalf of the Government of Bahrain.

The file also contains merchants' correspondence between: Indian tea exporters and Bahrain tea importers about their shipping consignments; the Chairman of the Persian Gulf Historically used by the British to refer to the sea area between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. Often referred to as The Gulf or the Arabian Gulf. States Pool (an association of Indian tea exporters) and 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. , Bahrain about the distribution of tea quotas among members of the Pool; Bahrain tea importers and 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. , Bahrain about Indian tea importations allowed to be landed at Bahrain under the Government of India quota system.

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1 file (238 folios)
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Files papers are arranged more or less chronologically.

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Foliation: the main foliation sequence (used for referencing) commences at the front cover with 1 and terminates at the back cover with 240; 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 also present in parallel between ff 176-217 with numbers sporadically appearing on other folios; these numbers are also written in pencil, but are not circled, and are located in the same position as the main sequence. A previous foliation sequence, which is also circled, has been superseded and therefore crossed out.

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‘File 29/18 vol. iii TEA FOR BAHRAIN, EAST SAUDI ARABIA AND QATAR’ [‎170r] (339/480), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/2/769, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100027781716.0x00008c> [accessed 9 December 2019]

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