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'File 36/44 Applications for Assistance to Export Cigarettes & Tobacco from India, U.S.A. & U.K.' [‎10v] (20/512)

The record is made up of 1 file (256 folios). It was created in 24 Aug 1943-26 Mar 1945. 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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This file contains requests for assistance and applications for shipping space that were sent to the Political Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. in Bahrain from a number of merchants active in Bahrain.

The applications relate to requests to import cigarettes into Bahrain from suppliers based in the United Kingdom, the United States and India. The file also contains correspondence between the Political Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. , 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. and the External Affairs Department of the Government of India.

Also enclosed in the file are copies of minutes from two meetings of Bahrain's Commercial Advisory Committee in December 1943 (folios 41-42 and 45).

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1 file (256 folios)
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The papers are arranged in approximate chronological order from the front to the rear of the file.

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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 256; 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. An additional mixed foliation/pagination sequence is present in parallel between ff 2-223; these numbers are also written in pencil, but are not circled.

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'File 36/44 Applications for Assistance to Export Cigarettes & Tobacco from India, U.S.A. & U.K.' [‎10v] (20/512), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/2/1787, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100030269603.0x000015> [accessed 16 September 2019]

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