'File 1/7 II Office Orders'

IOR/R/15/2/991

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The record is made up of 1 file (94 folios). It was created in 23 Dec 1942-10 Oct 1944. 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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The file consists of copies of Office Orders, both those issued by the Political Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. , Bahrain in its own right, and those issued by the British Residency A diplomatic office of the British Government established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. and Consulate General, Bushire, and then forwarded to the Bahrain Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. amongst other British agencies and consulates. The Orders cover the official notification of such issues as advances of pay; appointments/postings; discharges from employment; travel allowances; leave; payment of dearness allowance; procedure relating to correspondence, telegrams, office security, cleaning, reporting for duty, the handling by clerks of sums of money in excess of 100 rupees, time of starting work; and general matters, with some associated correspondence. The file also includes a list of duty clerks, October 1943; list of staff in the English Office, Confidential Office and Arabic Office; and list of menial staff.

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1 file (94 folios)
Arrangement

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 1A on the front cover, and continues through to 88 on the back cover. The sequence is written in pencil 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. The folio numbers on ff. 1A-13 are underlined. Foliation anomalies: ff. 1A, 1B; ff. 19A, 19B; ff. 22A, 22B; ff. 48A, 48B; ff. 67A, 67B; ff. 70A, 70B.

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English in Latin script
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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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Archive reference
IOR/R/15/2/991
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English Office files: 1/7 II

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23 Dec 1942-10 Oct 1944 (CE, Gregorian)

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