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'File 1/4 Personal File of Captain H D H Rance' [‎11r] (25/936)

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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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G rindlay a C ompany L imited
Bankers and Agents
affiliated with
national provincial bank, limited.
Telegraphic address
london, bombay. calcutta.
delhi. new delhi. karachi.
lahore. peshawar city.
peshawar cantonment.
ou etta. simla.
directors :
stuart low.
sir austin low.
trevor j. matthews
r. malcolm
donald s campbell
g. c. wilkinson.
t. e. grant.
h. e. griffin.
in reply please quote
I M P 0 R T A N T-
Dear Sir,
We now have the pleasure
giving details of your final Pay
and credited to your account,
"tug oont te ■jypu in thu—eoui 1 biU uf t
to enclose a statement
which we have today drawn
A ray Qortifjxate valV
few dfiytv.
We would bring to your notice that the re-issue of
Sterling Overseas-Pay in this country is dependent on your
notifying the authorities in India of the nominees to whom
you wish payment made, and instructions are then sent to tte
High Commissioner for India accordingly.. If it is your wish
that payment of yo.ur dues should "be made to us as hitherto,
will you kindly sign and return to us the enclosed letter
which we require only as a guide as to when payment may be
We would also request that before sailing, you will
furnish us with your Indian address for the disposal of your
correspondence, if you have not already done so*
Yours faithfully,

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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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English and Arabic in Latin and Arabic script
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