Coll 1/21 'The Resident: leave and acting arrangements; duties of Civil Secretary' [88r] (175/886)
The record is made up of 1 file (442 folios). It was created in 15 Apr 1925-20 Jul 1940. 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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Copy of letter Ho.5421, dated 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. ,
Aden, the 18th May 1935, from the Ag* Chief Commi asioner-.
Aden, to the Secretary to the Government of India,
foreign and Political Department, Simla.
Subject:- Charge allowance to Captain T. Hickinbotham,
Civil Secretary, for holding charge of the
°f the District and Sessions Judge,
I have the honour to refer to your Departments
letter No.P. 348-H/34 dated 8th November 1934 and to
state that consequent upon the grant of leave of absence
to Mr. R. W. H. Davies, I.C.3., District and Sessions
Judge, Aden, during the Court Vacation, Captain T.
Hickinbotham, the Civil Secretary to the Chief
Commissioner and Additional Sessions Judge, has been
appointed to hold charge, in addition to his own duties,
of the office of the Sessions Judge from the forenoon
of 14th May to 3rd July 1935, both days inclusive for
the reasons stated in paragraph 3 of this office letter
Ho.'6508 dated 20th October 1934.
2. While he holds charge of that office he has
to attend to all the criminal work in exercise of his
jurisdiction in the Court of Sessions and to the routine
work of the office of the District Court. He is also
appointed to hold charge of the various offices, namely,
Inspector-General of Registration, Registrar-General of
Births, Deaths and ^ferriages. District Registrar and
Commissioner for Workmens Compensation, which, though
they wre not permanently linked to the post of District
and Sessions Judge, are held by the incumbent of that
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The file contains correspondence regarding leave arrangements for Government officials in Aden, including the Resident (later Chief Commissioner, and then Governor), the Assistant Residents, the Protectorate Secretary, the Civil Secretary, and the District Magistrate. The following topics are discussed: the temporary secondment of officials to cover positions; the pay and allowances due to officials assuming temporary positions to cover leave; the proportion of funds to be contributed by the 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. and the Colonial Office; and the suitability of officials for particular posts.
The correspondence dated between 1932-1933 also contains references to the treaty negotiations conducted between the Resident (Sir Bernard Reilly) and the Imam of Yemen. Correspondence dated between 1934-1935 contains references to the transfer of the civil administration of the Aden Protectorate from the Government of India to the Colonial Office.
The principal correspondents are: the Aden Resident (later Chief Commissioner, then Governor); the 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. Political Department (John Charles Walton, Sir John Gilbert Laithwaite); the Colonial Office (Hubert Russell Cowell, F J Howard, Kenneth William Blaxter), and the Foreign and Political Department, Government of India (William Kerr Fraser-Tytler).
The file includes a divider which gives a list of correspondence references contained in the file by year. This is placed at the end of the correspondence (folios 1-2).
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- 1 file (442 folios)
The papers are arranged in rough chronological order from the rear to the front of the file
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Foliation: the foliation sequence commences at the front cover with 1 and terminates at the inside back cover with 442; 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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