'File 1/38 Papers regarding the Appointment of a Driver-Mechanic for the Motor Car of the Political Agent, Bahrain' [12r] (29/108)
The record is made up of 1 file (54 folios). It was created in 29 Oct 1935-22 May 1937. 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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Novemner ^."rd, 1^35.
My dear M&cken; le.
I do not know v Vie the r you still have a motor
driver named i »achiij&n, %hom you got from us some years ago,
but if so and if you are going AOS* in the near future and
T.ish to get a job for him, 1 shall be very glad to consider
taking him on here to look after a 16/^0 D&imler. I do
not for a m3mcnt v .ant him if you are still employing him,
but -if he is likely to be free, I should like to knov. of
it and what pay he T.ould i&ant. '
V'e are just settling down for the cold weather
after a ferocious summer* 1 had four months at .iome and
ve both landed in the Gulf in July 11 I hope that all goes
ell v.ith you.
The Reverend D.F.Meckenzie,
Church of Scotland,
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The file relates to holders of the position of Driver (Chauffeur) at the Political Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. , Bahrain. The papers consist of correspondence and memoranda, and cover the following topics: request for advance of pay in order to pay off personal debts; discharge from service; enquiries to find a suitable replacement Driver for the Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. ; references of candidates; terms and conditions of appointment; appointment of new Driver; provision of driving licence; and leave. The file includes one letter in Arabic.
The correspondence in this file covers the period 30 October 1935 to 1 April 1937. The overall date range is supplied by entries in the notes at the rear of the file.
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- 1 file (54 folios)
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 1 on the third page after the front cover, and finishes at 47 on the second page before the back cover. None of the folios omitted from this sequence (apart from the front cover) has any text. 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. 28, 28B, 28C.
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