Ext 329/43(1) ‘SUPPLY OF SUGAR TO PERSIAN GULF STATES’

IOR/L/PS/12/787

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The record is made up of 1 file (44 folios). It was created in 28 Oct 1947-7 Apr 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 file is concerned with replacing sugar previously obtained by the Persian Gulf Historically used by the British to refer to the sea area between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. Often referred to as The Gulf or the Arabian Gulf. States (Bahrain, Kuwait, Muscat, and the Trucial Coast The historic term used by the British to refer to the Gulf coast of Trucial Oman, now called United Arab Emirates. ) from India with sugar supplied from the United Kingdom; sugar production in India and Pakistan had fallen following the end of the Second World War (1939-1945).

The main correspondents are: the Persian Gulf Historically used by the British to refer to the sea area between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. Often referred to as The Gulf or the Arabian Gulf. Political Resident A senior ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul General) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Residency. (William Rupert Hay), officials of the Commonwealth Relations Office (Eion Pelly Donaldson, Francis Anthony Kitchener Harrison, and R I Hallows), officials of the Ministry of Food (B A Forester), and officials of the Treasury (H A G Gill).

The file includes a divider which gives a list of correspondence references contained in the file by year. This is placed at the back of the correspondence.

Extent and format
1 file (44 folios)
Arrangement

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

The subject Ext 329/43 (Supply of Food to the Persian Gulf Historically used by the British to refer to the sea area between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. Often referred to as The Gulf or the Arabian Gulf. ) consists of three files: IOR/L/PS/12/786-788.

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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 46; 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.

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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/L/PS/12/787
Former external reference(s)
Ext 329/43/1

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28 Oct 1947-7 Apr 1949 (CE, Gregorian)

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