'File 1/4 Personal File of Captain H D H Rance' [9r] (21/936)
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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No. 817 - 65/19.
Tho Secretary to the HorTble the Political Resident A senior ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul General) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Residency. 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.
presents his compliments to
The Political A<ent,
and is directed to transmit to him a copy of the undermentioned documents.
British Residency A diplomatic office of the British Government established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India.
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Dated.. ijt- nd February, 1946
Reference to previous correspondence:
Description of Enclosure,
Endorsement No. D,310-^(D)/
45, dated the 24th January,
1946, from the Government
of India in the External
nffair" Department, New
Extension of leave granted
to Captain H, D. H.
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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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