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'File 1/4 Personal File of Captain H D H Rance' [‎3r] (9/936)

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The record is made up of 1 file (472 folios). It was created in 27 Aug 1943-11 Nov 1950. 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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Grindlay & Company Limited
Bankers and Agents,
* _ affiliated with
national provincial bank. limited.
directors i
trevor j. matthews.
sir austin low.
r. malcolm.
donald s. campbell.
o. c. wilkinson.
t. e grant.
h. e. griffin.
Captain H.D.H.Ranee,
99 St.Hele^s ^oad,
Telegraphic Address
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Deaf Sir,
We acknowledge and thank you for your letter of the
15th Octoher enclosing your Leave Salary Certificate from
which we obaerve that you have been granted leave on average
Pay fbr seven months with effect from the 11th June last.
The Certificate has now "been forwarded to the High
Commissioner for India with a view to the adjustment of Leave
Salary now due to you from the 11th July.
The Certificate is endorsed that Leave salary -freffl
the 10th July is "being paid in India. On receipt of the
avrears of Pay due to you to the 30th September last, we will
credit your account and advise you.
Yours faithfully,
w 1
Manager,pay Dejartment.

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The file covers the service of Hugh Dunstan Rance as Assistant 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, 1943 to 1947, and includes papers relating to pay; travel; leave; the transport of personal effects; transport; certification for personal arms, ammunition and swords; National Savings Certificates; service records; personal details; papers relating to awards and decorations; insurance; subscriptions; pensions; war gratuity; medical bills; personal letters; and miscellaneous matters. The Arabic language content of this file is confined to a few receipts.

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1 file (472 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 f.1 on the second folio after the front cover and continues through to the back cover (f. 471). The foliation sequence appears written in pencil 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. The following foliation anomalies occur: ff. 98, 98A; ff. 105, 105A; ff. 168, 168A; ff. 219, 219A; ff. 250, 250A; ff. 265, 265A, 265B; ff. 285, 285A-G; ff. 372, 372A; ff. 426, 426A. The following folio numbers are not used: 58-60; 64; 69; 92-94; 102; 116; 180; 206-207; 306; 311; 315; 318; 334; 338; 343. The folllowing folios need to be folded out to be read: ff. 166-168 and ff. 182-184. A second foliation sequence has been crossed out. A third foliation sequence starts at 1 on f. 434. There are occasional additional numbers in red and blue crayon.

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