Coll 15/4 'Internal Affairs: financial situation'

IOR/L/PS/12/2767

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The record is made up of 1 file (121 folios). It was created in 6 Oct 1937-18 Oct 1944. It was written in English and French. 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 comprises telegrams, despatches, correspondence, memoranda, and a booklet relating to the financial situation of the Egyptian Government and the process of fiscal reform.

Included in the file is:

  • a copy (ff 20-90) of the booklet 'Projet de reforme du regime fiscal' published by the Egyptian Government, Ministry of Finance, Fiscal Commission
  • a letter (ff 104-110) from the Financial Secretary of the Sudan Government on the impact of a reduction in subsidy by the Egyptian Government

The file features the following principal correspondents: HM Ambassador to Egypt and the Sudan (Sir Miles Wedderburn Lampson); the Under-Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs; the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs (Viscount Halifax); and the Financial Secretary, Sudan Government.

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 (121 folios)
Arrangement

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

Physical characteristics

Foliation: the foliation sequence for this description commences at the front cover with 1, and terminates at the inside back cover with 123; 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 an original printed pagination sequence between ff 20-97.

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English and French 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/12/2767
Former external reference(s)
Coll 15/4

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6 Oct 1937-18 Oct 1944 (CE, Gregorian)

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Coll 15/4 'Internal Affairs: financial situation', British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/12/2767, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100000000602.0x000131> [accessed 8 December 2019]

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