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'File 17/29 DISPOSAL OF CERTAIN ELECTRIC GENERATING EQUIPMENT ORIGINALLY ORDERED FOR INSTALLATION IN CONSULATES AT BANDAR ABBAS AND BUSHIRE' [‎10r] (19/30)

The record is made up of 1 file (13 folios). It was created in 13 Jun 1947-20 Jul 1947. 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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CODES:
BFNTLEY’S SECOND PHRASE
PETROLEUM DEVELOPMENT (QATAR) LTD.
Directors: N. A. Gass. V. oe Mbtz. W. Fraser. C.B.C.. C. S Guuberkian ( formerly armen.an )
G Uegm-Jones J. B. A. Kessler ( DUTCH ), R. oe Montaiou, D. A. Shepard, R. V/. Sellers, J. Skliros.
BAHREIN
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.
LP-18/6509
29th June 19+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. ,
Bahrein.
Dear Sir,
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SIDENCY D.C. GEMERATING EQUIPMENT
We thank you for your memorandum No.
2089-17/29 dated the 22nd June 194-7 offering
us the above equipment, but regret to inform
you that we find we cannot make any use of it,
which would Justify its purchase. Neverthless
we are grateful to you for giving us the first
opportunity of this offer.
Yours faithfully,
For & on behalf of
PETROLEUM DEVELOPMENT(QATAR)LIMITED
MANAGER.
PBN

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This file documents the Bahrain 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. 's efforts to find a new owner for some electric generating equipment that was ordered from England by the Political Residency A diplomatic office of the British Government established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. 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. . In order to avoid having to cancel the order (and pay a large cancellation fee) the Residency A diplomatic office of the British Government established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. requests that 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. make enquiries in Bahrain and elsewhere in the Gulf, in the hope of finding a buyer for the equipment, which was intended for the consulates at Bunder Abbas [Bandar-e ʻAbbās] and Bushire but is now no longer required. The file contains 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. 's correspondence with the following: the Secretary 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. 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. , Bahrain; the Residency A diplomatic office of the British Government established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. Agent, Sharjah; the Adviser to the Government of Bahrain; the Manager of Petroleum Development (Qatar) Ltd; the Secretary to the Ruler of Qatar, Salih Al-Mani' [Ṣāliḥ Āl Māni‘].

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1 file (13 folios)
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The papers are arranged in chronological order from the front to the rear of the volume. Circled serial numbers (red for received correspondence; blue/black for issued correspondence) refer to entries in the notes at the rear of the volume.

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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 15; 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 2-6; these numbers are also written in pencil, but are not circled.

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'File 17/29 DISPOSAL OF CERTAIN ELECTRIC GENERATING EQUIPMENT ORIGINALLY ORDERED FOR INSTALLATION IN CONSULATES AT BANDAR ABBAS AND BUSHIRE' [‎10r] (19/30), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/2/1630, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100029781966.0x000014> [accessed 23 February 2020]

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