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File 2908/1907 Pt 2 ‘Bahrain: quarantine arrangements’ [‎130r] (9/112)

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The record is made up of 1 item (56 folios). It was created in 1908-1911. 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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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. , London,
19th May 1911.
Political,
No. 39.
To His Excellency the Right Honourable the Governor
General of India in Council.
My Lord,
I have considered in Council the letter of Your Excellency’s
Government, of the 20th October
arrangements at x XT . 0 -r-, . .
last, No. 148, Foreign, relative to
the cost of plague preventive
measures at Bahrein.
Quarantine
Bahrein.
* To Foreign Office, dated 21st Decem
ber 1910.
From ditto, dated 6th January 1911.
To ditto, dated 20th January 1911
From ditto, dated 1st March 1911
(with enclosure).
2. From the enclosed correspondence'^ it will be seen that the
Treasury have agreed to share with
your Government the amount of
the annual grant of Rs. 1,250
which you have sanctioned on this
account. I confirm your pro
ceedings, on the understanding
that the sanction conveyed in my telegram of 10th June 1909 to the
arrangements originally proposed is regarded as having lapsed ; and I
request that no expenditure in excess of the annual sum of Rs. 1,250
may be incurred without a further report to me.
3. The amount actually expended on the above account should be
included in the supplement to the annual statement of diplomatic Jand
consular expenditure in Persia annually submitted by your Government
(vide paragraph 4 of my Political Despatch No. 73, dated 30th July
1909).
1 have the honour to be,
My Lord,
Your Lordship’s most obedient humble Servant,
(Signed) Morley of Blackburn.
10829. 1.989.

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The item consists of part two of the subject file 2908/1907 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. : Quarantine. It contains correspondence regarding proposals for improving and financing quarantine arrangements and plague prevention measures at Bahrain.

The main correspondents are as follows: 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. (Major Percy Zachariah Cox), 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 (Captain Francis Beville Prideaux, later Captain Charles Fraser Mackenzie), officials of the Foreign Office, and officials of the 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. . It also contains input from the Treasury, representatives of the Foreign Department of the Government of India, and Shaikh Esa Bin Ali Al Khalifa [Shaikh ‘Īsá bin ‘Alī Āl Khalīfah] – Ruler of Bahrain.

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The papers are arranged in chronological order from the rear (folio 181) to the front of the part (folio 126).

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