Coll 1/21 'The Resident: leave and acting arrangements; duties of Civil Secretary' [361r] (723/886)
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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Paraphrase of telegrm from the Secret xy of Btate
for India to the tfoY^rament of India, foreign and Political
Departiaent, Ho.1771 dated 50th Juno, 1932.
Ploaae rofer to your telegram Ho. 1444 of the 23rd
It will he unneoeeeary to consider Paroona ae
i ohtwielc ie willing to act and to curtail hie leave
accordingly* ho decision ms to Whether and if so when
there shall he a visit to Sanaa hy iiei lly is liicely to he
taken h for? id*July, and if visit is a graved (about w ieh
a further telegram will he rent you) it may possibly not
take jl ioe until after Vi dbtwiek has returned to duty. Hie
appointment in this event would he welcomed by the Colonial
Office if hie services can he spared from India and their
wishes will no doubt receive your sympathetic consideration.
Actin? Resident’s pay will it is presuaed he borne
by India, allowances being shared mder the standing agreement.
While the Colonial Office are prepared in the last resort to
pay the extra passage expenses incurred by ightwick 9 *
em.jloysse it, th y 3-*-s the view that, w hi* employment
becomes n#ce«f!ary ewin to the abolition of the poet of first
Assistant, (the eoonomy v aulting from m,ioh was of benefit
to India only) with the con equence that the staff is
in dequ^te on occasions like the present, the Government of
India should share the exienditure on passages. Efforts
will be m^de to arrange if ^o^eible for H btwiok to break
i is Journey when returning free leave at Aden. i’lease
communicate your observations by telegram.
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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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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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