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'File 18/14 I. Political Agency – Bahrain: Buildings – Air Conditioning of Bahrain Agency – From Feb: 1938 To Feb: 1947. Vol. II’ [‎157r] (313/534)

The record is made up of 1 file (265 folios). It was created in 7 Feb 1938-8 Feb 1947. 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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UNITED KINGDOM COMMERCIAL CORPORATION LIMITED.
14, DARIH SAAD,
./
TELEPHONES I 49072/5
(4 lines)
CAIRO, 14th September,1944 #
- U 1
BabrA Receipt ^
No . A. Date.. ^*4-
T.E. ROGERS, ESQ.,
Political Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. ,
BAHREIN.
Dear Rogers,
I have sent off a cylinder of Freon Gas which
I hope will arrive safely.
The Lease-Lend man in Cairo, who is a friend of
ours, agreed to let us have the cylinder without charge,
and R.A.F. agreed to carry it free, so there wil l 5®^°
of any kind coming to the Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. in connection with the gas.
I hope it will be sufficient for your purpose and that you
will find it useful.
I should like to take this opportunity of
mentioning that we very much appreciate the hospitality which
the Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. has extended to members of the U.K.C.C. on
different occasions when they visited Bahrein.
I have been back in Cairo for a week now (heat,
humidity, dust, flies, mosquitoes and dirt) and often think
longingly of the beautiful climate of Bahrein and a good
sailing breeze in the early morning.
Kind regards,
Yours sincerely,

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The file contains papers relating to air conditioning for the Political Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. buildings at Bahrain.

The correspondence is largely between the Political Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. , Bahrain, and the following: the State Engineer to the Bahrain Government; 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. 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. ; 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. , Muscat; oil companies including The Bahrein Petroleum Company Limited; the Eastern Bank Limited; and Gray, Mackenzie and Company Limited. The file also includes correspondence between 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. , Muscat, 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. .

Detailed file notes are found on folios 234 to 266.

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1 file (265 folios)
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The papers are arranged in chronological order from the front to the rear of the file.

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Foliation: the foliation sequence for this description commences at the front cover with 1, and terminates at the inside back cover with 267; 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 4-233; these numbers are also written in pencil, but are not circled.

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'File 18/14 I. Political Agency – Bahrain: Buildings – Air Conditioning of Bahrain Agency – From Feb: 1938 To Feb: 1947. Vol. II’ [‎157r] (313/534), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/2/1645, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100060386388.0x000072> [accessed 20 February 2020]

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