Coll 35/39 'Telegraphs, Postal and Wireless, Saudi Arabia: Transmission of mail between Saudi Arabia and India; Adjustment of Postal charges in connection with disposal of mail bags from Jedda'

IOR/L/PS/12/4147

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The record is made up of 1 file (5 folios). It was created in 27 Jun 1939-6 Sep 1940. 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 mail service between Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, and Bombay [Mumbai], India. It is particularly concerned with an adjustment in postal charges to meet the cost of distributing mail from Jeddah after it reaches Bombay. The correspondents are: 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 Commissioner of Police, Bombay; the Government of Bombay; and the Government of India.

The file includes a divider which gives the subject number, the year the subject file was opened, the subject heading, and a list of correspondence references by year. This is placed at the back of the correspondence.

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1 file (5 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 7; 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/12/4147
Former external reference(s)
Coll 35/39

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27 Jun 1939-6 Sep 1940 (CE, Gregorian)

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Coll 35/39 'Telegraphs, Postal and Wireless, Saudi Arabia: Transmission of mail between Saudi Arabia and India; Adjustment of Postal charges in connection with disposal of mail bags from Jedda', British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/12/4147, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100000000648.0x0002d5> [accessed 23 November 2019]

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