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'File 1/16 II Clerical Staff: Establishment, Proposals for Increase or Decrease; Rulings Regarding Pay and Allowances, and Promotion' [‎33r] (65/140)

The record is made up of 1 file (70 folios). It was created in 9 Jul 1945-10 Jul 1947. 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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No.1896-1/16. Political Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. , Bahrain f
The 16th June, 1946.
The Secretary to the Hon'ble the
Political Kesldent 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. ,
Bushire,
Camp, Bahrain *
imaamma* i :
Reference your telegram No•A/766 dated the 17th
May, 1946, on the subject of the temporary establishment
employed at Bahrain and at Sharjah.
2. Bahrain. Six posts of Upper Division Clerks have
been sanctioned up to the end of February, 1947. Two of
these were created vide Foreign^ Express Letter No.F.64-Ii/
39 dated the 21st July, 1939, two vide Express Letter No.F.8
(22)-2/42 dated the 8th June, 1942, and two vide telegram
No.496/A dated the 1st April, 1944. Their duties are in
briefI -
(A) English Office^
(i) Record Keeper.
This post was separated from that of the
Passport Clerk (4th Clerk) with effect from 1st November,
1943, as both the passport and record work had Increased
considerably (for statistics of passport work please see
Appendix A). The Record Keeper is at present in charge of
660 current files and some 460 closed volumes. He does
the docketing and filing and has to take out and replace the
files in their proper places in two separate rooms as there
is no farrash capable of doing this work.
The Record Keeper also deals with the
considerable and increasing correspondence in connection
with the issue of liquor permits. 137 permits were sanctioned
last quarter and in addition supplementary lists are issued
from time to time. Approximately 60 applications per
quarter are refused. This is official ousiness, since,

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Content

The file contains papers relating to the following subjects:

  • proposals by the Government of India for reductions in the numbers of temporary staff as a consequence of the end of World War Two, June to September 1945;
  • allowances for clerks making enforced halts at Karachi or Bombay when returning from leave, October to November 1945;
  • pay and dearness allowance of Third Clerk, October to November 1945;
  • monetary receipts of the Political Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. , Bahrain for the years 1937 to 1954, January 1946;
  • continuation of special pay to Confidential Clerk, February to April 1946;
  • summary of duties of members of temporary establishment at the Political Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. , Bahrain, with statistics of work, 1939 to 1946, covering letters, telegrams, export permits, and passport and consular work, January to December 1946;
  • request for grant of shorthand allowance to Confidential Stenographer, February to March 1947;
  • creation of post of Passport Clerk, February to March 1947;
  • other papers relating to the clerical establishment, including pay, appointments, composition, and numbers.
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1 file (70 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 71 on the back cover. The sequence is written in pencil (except for ff.3-4, which are written in red crayon, and ff.21-23, which are written in blue crayon) 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. ff.19 and 20 need to be folded out to be read. Foliation anomaly: ff.1A, 1B. Numbers forming part of the foliation sequence, but which are used as pagination numbers: 10, 54.

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'File 1/16 II Clerical Staff: Establishment, Proposals for Increase or Decrease; Rulings Regarding Pay and Allowances, and Promotion' [‎33r] (65/140), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/2/1003, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100023312099.0x000042> [accessed 23 February 2020]

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