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Coll 1/1 'The Resident, Aden: appointment of a successor to Sir G S Symes' [‎front] (1/212)

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The record is made up of 1 file (106 folios). It was created in 27 Jan 1931-19 Dec 1944. 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 Documents collected in a private capacity. .

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The file contains correspondence between various Government departments regarding: the appointment of a successor to Sir Stewart Symes as Resident, Aden; the nomination and appointment of Sir Bernard Rawson Reilly; extension of Reilly's contract as Chief Commissioner; and overpayment of emoluments to Reilly in 1931. There is also a draft broadcast note dated 1944 announcing that Reginald Stuart Champion will take over as Governor of Aden in succession of John Hathorn Hall.

The volume includes a divider which gives a list of correspondence references contained in the volume by year. This is placed at the end of the correspondence (folio one).

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1 file (106 folios)

The papers are arranged in approximate chronological order from the rear to the front of the file.

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Foliation: the foliation sequences commences at the front cover with 1 and terminates at the inside back cover with 106; 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.

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Coll 1/1 'The Resident, Aden: appointment of a successor to Sir G S Symes' [‎front] (1/212), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/12/1443, in Qatar Digital Library <> [accessed 11 December 2023]

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