Coll 1/21 'The Resident: leave and acting arrangements; duties of Civil Secretary' [142r] (285/886)
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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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, 3rd Novemher 1934
Lieut. Colonel Sir Bernard Reilly ,KCMG. ,CIE.,QBE.,
Chief Commissioner, Aden,
The Secretary to the Government of India
Foreign and Political Department,
Subject:- Leave .
I have the honour to apply for five months leave to
England on private affairs with effect from the 1st April
1935 or date of availing.
Secretary, he appointed to act as Chief Commissioner, Resident
and Commander-in-Chief during my absence. This recommenda
tion is based on the decision contained in paragraph 2 of
Colonial Office despatch No.67 dated 3lst August 1928, as a
result of which the Pol it ical( formerly Protectorate)
Secretary is the proper officer to act, the post of First
Assistant Resident having been abolished. This principle
was accepted in the case of Mr.R.S. Champion , O.B.E.,
Political Secretary, who acted for me from April to October
1933 - vide my letter No.A-520/8273 dated the 25th November
3. I am submitting a similar application to the Secretary
of State for the Colonies.
4. A formal application in the prescribed printed form has
been sent to you through the Accountant General, Bombay.
2. I recommend that Lieutenant Colonel M.C.Lake, Political
I have , e tc .,
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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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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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