‘Payments on behalf of P.R.O. Bushire etc – Absentee statements – cash account’ [33r] (65/1098)
The record is made up of 1 file (546 folios). It was created in Apr 1946-Mar 1947. 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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CHAIA1J HO. 1( - /1946
BAHRAEl POLITIC AL AG^I T C Y TIl^ASU^
Name of person paying in the money :I.A’S COUNT*
Parti cal are of Amount On whose To what head
Payment into behalf creditable»
the Treasury - paid
FINS ACCOUNT Rs.29l/- (Bipees two hundred I. A* J FIUO ACCOUITT
and ninety one only) COURT
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Received^from the Indian Assistant to 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. *
for credit to nm ACCO rjNT f
29 V- (Bupees two hundred and ninety one only)
Tr e asury^Offiaer
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The file comprises papers relating to the financial operation of the Political Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. in Bahrain, including the Public Relations Office (PRO) and, for most of the months represented in the file, contain the following:
- cash accounts for the Political Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. for each month, with a summary of the month’s receipts and payments, followed by lists of the particulars of receipts and payments;
- absentee statements, providing details of absentees, their rate of pay, nature of absence, and details of the officiating government servant;
- detailed pay bills, including those for the Public Relations Officer;
- fully vouched contingent bills, covering petroleum products, costs related to the running of the PRO (rent of the office, reading room electricity and coffee, salaries, cinema running costs), freight charges, Cable & Wireless cable charges;
- treasury vouchers, including advances for remittance to the Residency A diplomatic office of the British Government established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. Agent in Sharjah, for costs incurred on the Trucial Coast The historic term used by the British to refer to the Gulf coast of Trucial Oman, now called United Arab Emirates. , and other travel costs;
- travel allowance bills;
- details of payments on Indian military, family and uncovenanted pensions;
- vouchers relating to office allowances, motor launch grants and central contract grants.
Included amongst the paperwork are numerous handwritten notes made by staff at the Political Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. , some correspondence discussing financial matters in the Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. , and some monthly lists, compiled by Cable & Wireless, indicating telegrams sent by the Bahrain Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. , including destination, class, word count and cost (ff 24-25, ff 117-121, ff 281-283, ff 480-482).
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- 1 file (546 folios)
The file’s contents are arranged in approximate chronological order, starting with papers relating to the Agency’s accounts for April 1946, running through to papers relating to the Agency’s accounts for March 1947.
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Foliation: the main foliation sequence (used for referencing) commences at the front cover with 1 and terminates at the inside back cover with 546; these numbers are written in pencil, are circled, and are located in the top right corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. side of each folio. A previous foliation sequence, which is also circled, has been superseded and therefore crossed out.
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