‘Payments on behalf of P.R.O. Bushire etc – Absentee statements – cash account’

IOR/R/15/2/1983

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The record is made up of 1 file (546 folios). It was created in Apr 1946-Mar 1947. 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 comprises papers relating to the financial operation of the Political Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. in Bahrain, including the Public Relations Office (PRO) and, for most of the months represented in the file, contain the following:

Included amongst the paperwork are numerous handwritten notes made by staff at the Political Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. , some correspondence discussing financial matters in the Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. , and some monthly lists, compiled by Cable & Wireless, indicating telegrams sent by the Bahrain Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. , including destination, class, word count and cost (ff 24-25, ff 117-121, ff 281-283, ff 480-482).

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1 file (546 folios)
Arrangement

The file’s contents are arranged in approximate chronological order, starting with papers relating to the Agency’s accounts for April 1946, running through to papers relating to the Agency’s accounts for March 1947.

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Foliation: the main foliation sequence (used for referencing) commences at the front cover with 1 and terminates at the inside back cover with 546; these numbers are written in pencil, are circled, and are located in the top right corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. side of each folio. A previous foliation sequence, which is also circled, has been superseded and therefore crossed out.

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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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IOR/R/15/2/1983

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Apr 1946-Mar 1947 (CE, Gregorian)

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