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‘Payments on behalf of P.R.O. Bushire etc – Absentee statements – cash account’ [‎56r] (111/1098)

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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To be entered by drawing officer.
T. R. 30.
(Treasury Rule 306.)
Fully-vouched Contingent Bill.
No— ^
District.
Detailed Bill of Contingent charges of^ ^ public
Voucher No.
Relations Office, in the Persian Gull
*of list of
Bahrain
Bahrain, for the month of April 19 46’
payments for
Head of Account.*
the month of
Debitable to the Foreign Office,
\y i q ✓ /
London#
t 19 ^
Number of
Sub-voucher.
Description of charge and, number and date of authority for all charges requiring
special sanction.
PRLriCES:
T
i ant of the Public Delations
Office, 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. ,
Bahrain, for the month of April,
1946. (Receipt attached),.
Petty expenses each Individual
iter: beinr less than Rs.25/«
Carried over
Rs.
a. p
Amount.
Rs.
80
16
96
Carried over

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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:

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)
Arrangement

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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