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'File 1/22 Handing Over and Taking Over by the Head Clerks on Transfer: Correspondence re' [‎15r] (35/178)

The record is made up of 1 file (89 folios). It was created in 11 Nov 1930-3 Nov 1948. It was written in English and Arabic. 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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' "N
STETKiv'-ENT OF GOVEH^I^Hr PHUP^RPY .
IN STRONG ROOM .
1. une safe with two keys and one master k^y.
2. une strong wooden box with, two Chubb locks and two keys
IN OFFICE.
V-J-!
Relieving Head Clerk, Helieve( fead Clerk.
Bahrain, the 6th December 1933 ( Afternoon )
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1. two iron safes with four keys.
2. One tin box with uhubb lock and key.
3. une touring box with one key.
4. une Political Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. brass seal.
5. Four Registers of documents for registration.
6. Five registers of births, deaths, marriages, Baptise & buriali
7. Five service books of the Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. Permanent Establishment,
8. bind police Gazette.
9. Two office order books.
10. Two copies of government Telegraph Code 1322.
11. Two copies of Indian Word Code, 1924.
12. seven certificates and one service book of Shaikh Yaqub.
13* Two service books of Ismail Daud and Muhammad Kian.
14. Three certificates of Fakir Nuruddin.
15. One certificate of Kamaluddin.
16. One nickel pocket watch Swiss made.
17. One carpet.
18. Pensin papers of 1. Mr. '•'!.C. Janes C both halves )
2. isa bin Ahmed Koor.
3. Hawaldar Ahmed Khan.
4. Abdul Karim.
5. Sweeper Massoo Labhoo.
19. QOe dagger confiscated in case 30/362 of '28 on 20.2.28.
20. One Die for crested paper.
21. Supply Bill Book from No.9205 to 9250Cboth inclusive;.
22. Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. Treasury account Cheque book from No.16735 to
16750 { both inclusive ; and pass book.
23. Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. Local Funds account cheque book from No.15437 to
15450 ( both inclusive ) and pass book.
COUNTERSIGNED.
Lieut-Colonel,
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. , Bahrain,

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The file contains records of valuables kept on deposit [some as a result of legal cases], and firearms, ammunition, documents, and other items stored securely at the Political Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. , Bahrain.

The papers include statements, lists, notes, receipts, and a small amount of correspondence, and consist of: statements showing valuables on deposit, 1930-48; statements showing cash balances and local funds account, 1933; statements of Government property, 1933-39; lists of Bahrain Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. property, 1941 to 1948; lists of Toshakhana articles [securely stored valuables and firearms], 1933 to 1948; list of articles handed over to broker Often a local commercial agent in the Gulf who regularly performed duties of intelligence gathering and political representation. for sale, July 1944; list of condemned ammunition dumped in the sea, 1947; miscellaneous lists; and receipts for items sold or held in safekeeping. The statements and lists are signed by the relieving and relieved Clerks, and countersigned by 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. . The file includes some receipts in Arabic.

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1 file (89 folios)
Arrangement

The papers are arranged in chronological order from the front to the rear of the file. Circled serial numbers (red for received correspondence; blue/black for issued correspondence) refer to entries in the notes at the rear of the file.

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Foliation: the foliation system in use commences at 1A on the front cover, and continues through to 83 on the back cover. The sequence is written in pencil, and appears in the top right hand corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. page of each folio. Foliation anomalies: ff. 1A, 1B; ff. 12A, 12B, 12C; ff. 44A, 44B; ff. 56A, 56B, 56C.

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English and Arabic in Latin and Arabic script
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