Coll 1/47 'Aden. Col Reilly's deputation to Sana'a: incidence of cost of emoluments of officers affected'

IOR/L/PS/12/1483

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The record is made up of 1 file (78 folios). It was created in 13 Nov 1933-22 Oct 1934. 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 contains correspondence regarding the mission to Sana'a made by the Aden Resident (later Chief Commissioner) to conduct treaty negotiations with the Imam of Yemen.

The correspondence primarily concerns the pay and benefits for staff assuming temporary positions during the mission: Lieutenant-Colonel H M Wightwick as Acting Resident; Major H G Rivett-Carnac as Acting Political Secretary; and Captain B Seager as Acting Political Officer. Later correspondence concerns the arrangements for the Political Secretary (Lieutenant-Colonel Lake) to travel to Sana'a to ratify the treaty.

The correspondents are the Aden Resident (Bernard Reilly), 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. Political Department, the Colonial Office, the Accountant-General, Bombay, and the Secretary of State for the Colonies.

The file includes a divider which gives a list of correspondence references contained in the file by year. This is placed at the end of the correspondence (folio 1).

Extent and format
1 file (78 folios)
Arrangement

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

Physical characteristics

Foliation: the main foliation sequence (used for referencing) commences at the front cover with 1, and terminates at the inside back cover with 78; 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/12/1483
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Coll 1/47

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13 Nov 1933-22 Oct 1934 (CE, Gregorian)

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