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File J/36 'Correspondence received from outside Bahrain' [‎20r] (39/60)

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The record is made up of 1 file (30 folios). It was created in 8 Oct 1946-17 Aug 1948. 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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Soni Bhagwanji Burshotam
i ^aharagw B ahrain»
Batedo 9th aug 47•
HoB.^’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. ,
B ^ H H a l B
I the undersigned Soni Bhagwanji rurshotam humbly
bet' to state that my daughter named Bevkunvar bai has been
turned out of her house by her husband. He has threatened he-v
that if she again enters his house he will kill her. He has
also talked to some of the persons in oanrain that ne has
threatened ray daughter and there is enough proof to them
that she has been turned out by her nusband.
Previous to this also my dauthter was troubled by
house again, at present ray daughter is not willing to go
to ner husband and the chief reason for this is as stated
above. 4y daughter has explained to me that her husband nas
told her plainly not to enter nis house and if sne enters
he has tnreatend her to kill her and she is afraid tnat he
could easily murder her as he is addieted to many vices,
and evil habits*
i’or the above reasons, my daughtej/is residing with
me i am her father and as such she and her young son cannot
stay at any other place when her husband has turned her out.
Hy daughter is therefore not willing to return to her husba^
nd . Her husband had previously attacked her with ppen knife
and she thinks that if she goes back to his house her life
is in complete danger*
1 humbly beg to bring to your honour's notice that
my daughter has been ill treated by her husband who has
threatened to murder her*
following gold ornaments wmch were given oy her
husband are on the person of my daughter*
(1) One necklace height about 2f Tolas*
H) pair "
(3) Bangles two
(4) Amlet one
{$) King 6
(6j Pin one
This is my humble petition to your honour*
I remain,
four itfiost Obedient servant,
i.e* Soni Bhagwanji lurshotam.

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This file contains correspondence with claimants of funds and estates from outside Bahrain, but who either have relations in Bahrain or used to reside there as foreign subjects. Most papers relate to civil cases of divorce and inheritance, primarily between Bahrain, Iran and India.

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1 file (30 folios)

The papers are arranged in approximate chronological order from the front to the rear of the file.

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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 30; 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 2-24; these numbers are also written in pencil or crayon, but are not circled.

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