'File 1/29 I Head Munshi, Bahrain' [1r] (6/436)
The record is made up of 1 file (218 folios). It was created in 31 May 1934-21 Jun 1942. It was written in English and Arabic. 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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C's P. P—L (III) 129—500-4-31.
No. ^'1/ op 193 4 ,
The Political Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. , Bahrain,
Dated the 31,81 May
The Secretary to the Hon'ble 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. .,
Mr* Abdur Hozzaq, Head ttanshi of this Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. proceeded
on duty to Qatar on the 21st r arcli 1934 and he had to halt
there from the 23rd March to 4th tpril 1934 both days
inclusive until the arrival of the Honourable the Political
Resident at atar#
2* According to Supplementary Rule 73 f he is entitled to
daily allowance for ten days only*
3* I am to request that you will kindly send me a sanction
order from the Honourable the Political Hesiaent allowing
Kr# Abdur Rezzaq to draw halting allowance for thirteen days.
For Political A^ent, Bahrain.
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The file relates to the service of holders of the post of Head Munshi A secretary or political assistant working in the British administration in the Gulf, often also providing linguistic interpretation. at the Political Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. , Bahrain. The papers, which consist of correspondence, memoranda, telegrams, notes, certificates, sanction orders, office orders, and last pay certificates, cover the following topics: pay and allowances; increments and advances of pay; appointment; correspondence concerning last pay certifcates, service books, and leave accounts; papers concerning the repayment debts incurred by the Head Munshi A secretary or political assistant working in the British administration in the Gulf, often also providing linguistic interpretation. , February 1937 (and copies of earlier papers) - September 1939; leave and leave salary; examination results for employment, October 1937; certificates (references); travel arrangements; papers concerning grants of leave on medical grounds, including medical certificates; subscription to General Provident Fund; papers concerning unaccounted sums of money that should have been credited by the Head Munshi A secretary or political assistant working in the British administration in the Gulf, often also providing linguistic interpretation. to the estate of a deceased person, May 1939, with supporting correspondence dated August to October 1938; and request for retirement, April to May 1942. The Arabic language content of this file consists of various items of correspondence and the printed letterhead of a medical certificate.
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- 1 file (218 folios)
The papers are arranged in chronological order from the front to the rear of the file. Circled serial numbers (red for received correspondence; blue/black for issued correspondence) refer to entries in the notes at the rear of the file.
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Foliation: the foliation system in use commences at 1 on the first item of correspondence, and continues through to 210 on the back cover. The sequence is written in pencil, enclosed in a circle, and appears in the top right hand corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. page of each folio. Foliation anomalies: ff. 20, 20A; ff. 84, 84A; ff. 109, 109A; ff. 112, 112A; ff. 127, 127A. The following number is not used: 121. There is also an incomplete foliation sequence numbered 1-14, running through part of the notes at the end of the file (ff. 185-198).
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