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File 2908/1907 Pt 2 ‘Bahrain: quarantine arrangements’ [‎176r] (101/112)

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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. 195 of 1908.
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA.
FOREIGN DEPARTMENT.
ESTABLISHMENT.
To
The Right Hon’ble VISCOUNT MORLEY of BLACKBURN, O.M.»
His Majesty’s Secretary of State for India,
Poet William, the 3rd December 1908,
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
Gulf, No. 778, dated the 8th March 1908, -with
enclosures. . , _ •
Telegram 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, No. 475 S , dated the 11th August 1908.
Telegram 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 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. , No. 556, dated the 15th August 1908.
My Lord,
With reference to the correspondence ending with our despatch
Ho. 97 (External), dated the 21st May 1908, on the subject of quarantine 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. , we have the honour to forward, for the consideration ot His
Majesty’s Government, the _ marginally
cited correspondence relative to the *
question of putting the quarantine
arrangements at Bahrein on a proper
n Gulf, No. 556, dated the l&tu August; iyuo. footing.
2. Your Lordship in a telegram, dated the 8th May 1907, approved of (7 /
our action in moving the Sheikh of Bahrein to issue a proclamation prescribing
inspection by the Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. Assistant Surgeon, ar^ arrangements ^re made
accordingly as reported in our telegram, dated th^25th June 1907. Major Uox / -
imw proposes that regular quarantine he enforced at Bahrein under our direct
P P supervision, and has submitted an estimate
of the necessary expenditure, which, he
considers, should he met from . British
revenues. The estimate comprises an
initial outlay of Rs. 5,000 approxi
mately (apart from the cost of the stove
which has been sanctioned separately)
and a recurring annual charge of about
Rs. 2,664.* The Sheikh has agreed m
principle to the imposition of quarantine
at Bahrein, but is unable to meet the cost
in the present state of his exchequer.
s , m it to. T“Sfolu “
ihould he in keeping with tnose P ,, £ ore rec0 mmend that the
^^re^=^u understanding' similar to that applied
* Quarantine allowance to Assistant
Surgeon ... •••
Quarantine guards—
1 Chief at Rs. 25 •••
4 guards at „ 18 ••• -
Us.
75 a month.
•97
Contingencies
Total
172 ,
Ms.
=2,064 a year.
= 600 „
2,664 „

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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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