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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’ [‎169r] (337/534)

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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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA,
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EXPRESS LETTER
[N. B,—This is an ORIGINAL MESSAGE, sent by post to save telegraphic
expense and undue use of the mres, but intended to be treated, on
receipt, with the same expedition as if it had been telegraphed. To
save time and formalities it Is worded and signed as if it had been
so despatched,]
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The Executive Engineer,
Independent Persian GuTf Sub-Division,
British Consulate General,
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To.
The° Political -*gent,
9
Bahrain.
No. i ./D- 13/258/ _ Dated J th January i^5 ,
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Reference Express letter No52570-13/258-a dated 17*11*44,
from 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. . It
further * - ^ .
is/requested that the rooms and the buildings recommended to be air
conditioned may please be marked on the plans enclosed* If these plans
appear out of date, they may be corrected with the help of the member
of the 1 .i.D. Staff on duty there, ./here this is not possible relevant
remarks in respect of the changes that have taken place, will suffice*
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2. The determination and provision of air conditioning units
depends upon number of cubic feet in a room* Thereiore to effect
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^economy it might become necessary to make certain structural altar
alterations sUch as increasing or dereasing the thickness of walls,
lowering the ceiling and shifting doors, windows and ventilators* In
this connection it would be of great assistance if the following
information can be supplied:-
FOR ROOFS TO BE /vIR CONDITION TgE
^ (a) dizes of the rooms De air conaixionea.
" (b) Br*£f note regarding construction of v/alls and roofs
MFP—1190 8&P—^M-2302)—-2?i2-88—- ■ RO&OOO. L t£X*ial5 USed*
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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’ [‎169r] (337/534), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/2/1645, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100060386388.0x00008a> [accessed 13 November 2019]

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