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'File 1/27 Clerical Staff: Priority Sea and Air Passages and Calculation of Joining Time' [‎33r] (71/590)

The record is made up of 1 file (295 folios). It was created in 15 Oct 1942-24 Aug 1950. It was written in English. 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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26th May, 194-6.
The 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. ,
I beg to refer to my letter dated the
17th April 1946 regarding passage for myself
and my family,
2. My leave has been extended up to 21st
June, 1946. The Secretary has kindly informed me
by a telegram to this effect. I shall be
grateful if you will kindly inform me by
air mail whether Messrs. Mackinnor Mackenzie
and Co., Bombay have been informed to book
my passage to Bahrain.
I beg to remain.
Your most obedient servant,
Sd, N.l/ r , Joshi.
(Offing. 2nd clerk, Bahrain, on leave.)

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The file includes papers from the Political Residency A diplomatic office of the British Government established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. setting out general administrative rules for travel within 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. area; correspondence relating to travel arrangements by sea and air for individual members of staff and their families, especially to India and other destinations in the Gulf; invoices, receipts and correspondence from the British Steamship Navigation Company Limited, British Overseas Airways Corporation (BOAC), and Gray Mackenzie and Company Limited, Agents, Bahrain; correspondence from individual members of staff requesting sea and air passages; and letters certifying that the bearer was a Government servant.

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1 file (295 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 1A on the front cover, and continues through to 293 on the back cover. The sequence is written in pencil (with a few in blue crayon) 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. 1A, 1B, 1C, 1D; ff. 93A, 93B; ff. 138A, 138B. The following number does not appear in the foliation sequence: 85. The following pagination range occurs: 41-42.

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'File 1/27 Clerical Staff: Priority Sea and Air Passages and Calculation of Joining Time' [‎33r] (71/590), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/2/1017, in Qatar Digital Library <> [accessed 11 December 2019]

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