Pol Ext 8078/49 'Visit of Royal Indian Navy ships to East African ports, Seychelles, Mauritius and Aden'

IOR/L/PS/12/1414

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The record is made up of 1 file (53 folios). It was created in 13 Apr 1949-1 Sep 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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This file contains papers relating to visits by the Royal Indian Navy to ports in East Africa and the Indian Ocean. The majority of the papers are exchanges between the Colonial Office in London and British officials in East Africa. The bulk of the papers convey serious British concerns about Indian ambitions across the region, particularly in places such as Mauritius where there is a sizable Indian majority. Many of the folios discuss the reception accorded to visiting Indian officers and naval staff in East African port cities as a measure of loyalty to Britain.

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1 file (53 folios)
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The papers are arranged in approximate chronological order from the rear to the front of the file.

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Foliation: the foliation sequence (used for referencing) commences at the front cover with 1, and terminates at the inside back cover with 55; 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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IOR/L/PS/12/1414
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Ext 8078/49

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13 Apr 1949-1 Sep 1949 (CE, Gregorian)

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Pol Ext 8078/49 'Visit of Royal Indian Navy ships to East African ports, Seychelles, Mauritius and Aden', British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/12/1414, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100000000517.0x000388> [accessed 22 October 2019]

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