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‘File 13/14 I General repatriation deposits – re’ [‎48r] (113/757)

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The record is made up of 1 file (376 folios). It was created in 8 Jun 1940-2 Jun 1947. 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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H, B. Wa 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. ,
Bahrein,
bahrein
10th. December,1941,
Sir,
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I shall be obliged if you will kindly
refund me Hs,40/- (Rupees forty only) deposited with an
application for a No-Objection Certificate No.222 dated
8th. December, 1940 in favour of one Feroz-ud-din, Tillage
Saddoki, Dist, Oujrat (fb.), I have no intention to get
Feroz-ud-din here now.
I beg to remain.
Sir,
Your most obedient servant.
N.M. '^ureshi.
Storehouse,
Awali,
Bahrei n 0
NAZAR MORD QURSSHI.

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The file contains numerous letters to 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. , Bahrain from local employers, requesting the refund of Repatriation Guarantee Money Deposits they had paid in respect of their Indian workers. These monies were refundable, once the Indian staff hired to work in homes and businesses in Bahrain, had returned to India on termination of their employment. A few of the letters are in Arabic.

The file also contains numerous Repatriation Deposit Receipts and No Objection Certificates issued by the Political Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. , Bahrain, in favour of allowing hired India workers to travel to Bahrain and take up the offers of employment they had received while they were still resident in India.

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1 file (376 folios)
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File papers are arranged chronologically and are followed by extensive file notes (ff.329-355), which include a list of documents in the file. The list generally records either the folio number or the reference number which has been written on many of the documents in red or blue and encircled. This helps to identify and locate specific documents in the file.

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Foliation: numbered 1A-B, 2-3, 4A-B, 5-10, 11A-B, 12, 13A-B, 14-15, 16A-B, 17-21, 22A-B, 23-29, 30A-B, 31-32, 33A-B, 34, 35A-B, 36-51, 52A-C, 53, 54A-B, 55-64, 65A-B, 66-71, 72A-C, 73, 74-82, 83A-B, 84-86, 87A-B, 88A-B, 89-91, 92A-C, 93-109, 112-115, 116A-B, 117-131, 132A-C, 133, 134A-B, 135-142, 144-149, 152-163, 164A-D, 165-256, 258-268, 269A-B, 270-357. The numbers 110-111, 143, 150-151 and 257 have been omitted. The numbering is written in pencil in the top right hand corner of the folio, starting at the front of the file, on the file cover (f.1A) and ending on the inside cover at the back of the file (f.357).

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English and Arabic in Latin and Arabic script
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