Coll 35/16B 'Post and telegraph arrangements at Gwadur'

IOR/L/PS/12/4122

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The record is made up of 1 file (56 folios). It was created in 14 Aug 1947-14 Oct 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 concerns arrangements for the opening of a post and telegraph office at Gwadur [Gwadar, Pakistan], operated by Cable and Wireless, and the telegraph lines between Muscat and Gwadur.

The file contains correspondence between the Political Agent A mid-ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Agency. at Muscat, the 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. in 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. , 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. , the Foreign Office, the UK General Post Office, the Commonwealth Relations Office, the Government of Pakistan, and Cable and Wireless Limited.

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1 file (56 folios)
Arrangement

The papers are arranged in approximate chronological order from the rear to the front of the file. There are notes at the beginning of the file, on folios 2-3. The notes are arranged chronologically and refer to documents within the file; they give brief description of the correspondence with a reference number, which refers back to that correspondence in 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 58; 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/12/4122
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Coll 35/16B

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14 Aug 1947-14 Oct 1949 (CE, Gregorian)

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