File 600/1905 Pt 4-6 'Aden Hinterland Affairs'

IOR/L/PS/10/75

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The record is made up of 1 volume (262 folios). It was created in 1903-1920. 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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The volume contains correspondence and memoranda relating to the affairs of the Aden Protectorate. The correspondence is mostly between the Political Residency A diplomatic office of the British Government established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. in Aden, the Government of Bombay, the Government of India, the 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. , and the Foreign Office. There are many enclosures to the correspondence, often in the form of printed series of related papers. This includes translations of correspondence to and from tribal leaders.

The papers cover the discussion over, and conclusion of, treaty relations with several tribes and sections of tribes in the Aden Hinterland. This was largely brought about by the delineation of the border with Ottoman Turkish territory and the need to secure support from the tribes of this region.

Extent and format
1 volume (262 folios)
Arrangement

The papers are arranged in approximate chronological order from the rear to the front of the volume.

The subject 600 (Aden Hinterland Affairs) consists of 2 volumes, IOR/L/PS/10/74-75. The volumes are divided into 6 parts, with parts 1, 2 and 3 comprising one volume, and parts 4, 5, and 6 comprising the second volume.

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Foliation: the foliation sequence commences at the inside front cover with 1, and terminates at the inside back cover with 264; 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 A previous foliation sequence, which is also circled, has been superseded and therefore crossed out.

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English and Arabic in Latin and Arabic 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/L/PS/10/75
Former external reference(s)
P 600/1905 Pt 4-6

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1903-1920 (CE, Gregorian)

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