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'File 1/29 I Head Munshi, Bahrain' [‎12v] (29/436)

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The record is made up of 1 file (218 folios). It was created in 31 May 1934-21 Jun 1942. 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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The file relates to the service of holders of the post of Head Munshi A secretary or political assistant working in the British administration in the Gulf, often also providing linguistic interpretation. at the Political Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. , Bahrain. The papers, which consist of correspondence, memoranda, telegrams, notes, certificates, sanction orders, office orders, and last pay certificates, cover the following topics: pay and allowances; increments and advances of pay; appointment; correspondence concerning last pay certifcates, service books, and leave accounts; papers concerning the repayment debts incurred by the Head Munshi A secretary or political assistant working in the British administration in the Gulf, often also providing linguistic interpretation. , February 1937 (and copies of earlier papers) - September 1939; leave and leave salary; examination results for employment, October 1937; certificates (references); travel arrangements; papers concerning grants of leave on medical grounds, including medical certificates; subscription to General Provident Fund; papers concerning unaccounted sums of money that should have been credited by the Head Munshi A secretary or political assistant working in the British administration in the Gulf, often also providing linguistic interpretation. to the estate of a deceased person, May 1939, with supporting correspondence dated August to October 1938; and request for retirement, April to May 1942. The Arabic language content of this file consists of various items of correspondence and the printed letterhead of a medical certificate.

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1 file (218 folios)
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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 first item of correspondence, and continues through to 210 on the back cover. The sequence is written in pencil, enclosed in a circle, 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. 20, 20A; ff. 84, 84A; ff. 109, 109A; ff. 112, 112A; ff. 127, 127A. The following number is not used: 121. There is also an incomplete foliation sequence numbered 1-14, running through part of the notes at the end of the file (ff. 185-198).

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English and Arabic in Latin and Arabic script
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'File 1/29 I Head Munshi, Bahrain' [‎12v] (29/436), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/2/1020, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100023515328.0x00001e> [accessed 27 June 2019]

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