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File 2908/1907 Pt 2 ‘Bahrain: quarantine arrangements’ [‎146r] (41/112)

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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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No. 148 of 1910.
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA.
FOREIGN DEPARTMENT.
ESTABLISHMENT.
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The Right Hon’ble VISCOUNT MORLEY of BLACKBURN, O.M.,
Bis Majesty's Secretary of State for India.
Simla ; the 20th October, 1910.
My Lord,
We have the honour to refer to Your Lordship’s telegram, dated
the 10 th June 1909, which conveyed sanction to certain proposals for placing
p'ttZe our despatch No. 195 (Establishment), dated the (quarantine miangcments at Bahrein
the 3rd December 1908 . on a p r0 p er footing, at an estimated initial
outlay of Rs. 5,000 approximately and a recurring annual charge of about
Rs. 2,664.
2. We have now to report that the Sheikh has expressed his willingness
to pay the cost of the quarantine arrangements generally, but desires himself
to appoint a quarantine doctor (under the advice of Government), and to
have the quarantine fees collected by his own representatives, the Political
Agent disbursing all expenditure. We have accordingly agreed that the
cost of the quarantine arrangements
* Letter from 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 -j-i uui ir -it
Gulf, No. 1514 , dated the 5th June 1910, with encio- generally snoulcl be uelrayed by the
Letter 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 Sheikh OU these terms. A Copy of the
Gulf, No. 3°55.Est. A ., dated the 30th September correspondence* on the subject is en
closed.
3. In view of the reasons given in paragraph 5 of Lieutenant-Colonel
Cox’ letter cited in the margin above, we have sanctioned an annual grant of
Rs. 1,250 for expenditure in connection with plague preventive measures at
Bahrein, to be utilised in the manner indicated in the Political Agent’s letter
No. 319, dated the 13th May 1910. This expenditure will be met from the

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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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