PZ 3191/34 'Persian Gulf Viceroy's passage by Imperial Airways from Karachi to UK' [22r] (49/66)
The record is made up of 1 file (30 folios). It was created in 5 May 1934-15 Aug 1934. 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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409t: [ 34.
~ > JUL 1954
Secretary of State...
Secretary of State....
Tisit of Kis Excellency the
/1ceroy to Bahrein,
x oil tical Agent 1 s Repcr t.
The Si eilih of Bahrein was obviously pleasecljat
having an opportunity to welcome the Yiceroy
during the brief halt which the aeroplane
conveying His Excellency made at Bahrein.
To mark the occasion the Sheikh presented to the
Yiceroy a photograph of himself and a golden
sword of honour, and the visit appears to
have created a very good impression. The
Sheikh’s reference in his address to an
exchange of presents as ’’one of the holy customs"
seems to suggest that he hoped to receive
something in return. / 0 ^
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The file contains correspondence relating to the ceremonial visits made by the Viceroy of India to Bahrain, Kuwait and Sharjah in the summer of 1934, where he landed by aeroplane, on route from Karachi to England by Imperial Airways Ltd, for a period of home leave. The file contains reports 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 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. which describe the ceremonies that took place. Also included in the file are English translations of the speeches made by the Shaikhs of Bahrain and Sharjah to mark the Viceroy’s visit to their sheikhdoms, as well as a letter of greeting addressed to the Viceroy by the Sultan of Muscat and Oman.
The file includes a divider, which gives a list of correspondence references contained in the file by year. This is placed at the back of the correspondence.
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The papers are arranged in approximate chronological order from the rear to the front of the file.
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Foliation: the foliation sequence for this description commences at the first folio with 1, and terminates at the last folio with 30; these numbers are written in pencil, 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.
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