‘Office Orders II’

IOR/R/15/2/1985

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The record is made up of 1 volume (184 folios). It was created in 5 Oct 1937-21 Oct 1949. 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 volume comprises orders made by 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, pertaining to the administration of the Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. , and in some cases to the administration of the Victoria Memorial Hospital. The file is a direct chronological continuation of the file ‘Office Orders. Vol.1 (Closed)’ (IOR/R/15/2/1984). Orders are numbered, dated, and in most cases signed by or on behalf of 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. .

The volume includes:

A large portion of the volume has been left blank (ff 95-185). The last dated entry, dated 18 September 1949 (f 93) is followed by a number of further orders, which refer to dates in December 1949 and February 1950, but which are themselves undated.

Extent and format
1 volume (184 folios)
Arrangement

The volume’s contents are arranged in approximate chronological order, from the earliest items at the front to the latest on ff 93-94. The volume includes an incomplete index of office orders for 1943 (f 61), listing orders by their number, with date and description given.

Physical characteristics

Foliation: the foliation sequence commences at the inside front cover with 1 and terminates at the inside back cover with 185; 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.

Pagination: the volume also contains a handwritten pagination sequence.

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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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IOR/R/15/2/1985

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5 Oct 1937-21 Oct 1949 (CE, Gregorian)

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