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'File 19/2 IV The Honourable the Political Resident's tours, etc' [‎217r] (433/832)

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The record is made up of 1 file (415 folios). It was created in 20 Mar 1937-2 Dec 1944. 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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Telegram GTC •
From Resident, Nearchus.
To Political, Bahrain.
No.T/169
Dated 3 0th November
Received 1st December, 1940.
Arriving at Bahrain 0600 hours
December 3rd. Arrival private. Will
land after breakfast at 0900 hours
preferably at Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. pier. Please send
launch for staff.
2. If Kennedy is likely to be in Manama
during the day I should like to consult
him about my eyes.
3. There seems no necessity for visit
from Sheikh. I propose to leave at dusk.

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The file contains telegrams and correspondence regarding arrangements for official visits of 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. to Bahrain and other 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. countries between 1937 and 1944.

The file contains programmes of the visits, arrangements for meetings with ruling families, seating plans for official dinners, and notes on etiquette.

The principal correspondents are: Imperial Airways Limited Station Superintendent at Baghdad; Yusuf bin Ahmed Kanoo; British Overseas Airways Corporation (BOAC) Station Superintendent at Bahrain; Petroleum Concessions Limited (Bahrain); the Adviser to the Government of Bahrain; Shaikh Hamad bin Isa al Khalifah and his successor, Shaikh Salman bin Hamad al Khalifah, rulers of 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 at Sharjah; 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. ; 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. at Bahrain.

Some of the correspondence with 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. Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. in Sharjah and with the ruler of Bahrain is in English and Arabic.

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1 file (415 folios)
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The papers in the file are arranged chronologically. There are notes at the end of the file, on folios 390-416. The notes are arranged chronologically and refer to documents within the file; they give brief description of the correspondence with a number in blue and red crayon, which refers back to that correspondence in 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 417; 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 4-389; these numbers are also written in pencil, but are not circled.

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