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File 21/1911 Pt 3 'Aden:- Recruitment of Arabs.' [‎8r] (11/36)

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The record is made up of 1 item. It was created in May-Oct 1916. 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 papers cover two issues. The first is a request to the Colonial Office from a firm of leather merchants for permission for two Arab skin selectors, nominally Turkish subjects, to proceed from Aden to Nigeria. The correspondence records that the Political Resident A senior ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul General) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Residency. , Aden was authorised to issue the necessary passports. The second issue concerns the loss of a passport by one of six skin selectors, who also went from Aden to Nigeria, and who had been employed by a Mr G Schaerer of Messrs Max Klein of Aden. Minutes show that the former was a Swiss citizen, that the firm was American, and that the Political Resident A senior ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul General) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Residency. , Aden was satisfied with the legitimacy of both.

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File 21/1911 Pt 3 'Aden:- Recruitment of Arabs.' [‎8r] (11/36), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/10/190/3, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100035497808.0x000015> [accessed 4 April 2020]

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