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File 21/1911 Pt 2 'Aden Protectorate:- Recruitment of coolies for employment in British East Africa.' [‎60r] (79/166)

The record is made up of 1 item. It was created in Dec 1912- Jun 1913. 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 concern the recruitment of natives of the Aden Protectorate to work as labourers ('coolies') in commercial plantations in British East Africa.

The papers include: a request to the Colonial Office from representatives of several rubber and fibre companies for the supply of labourers from Somaliland to work in plantations on the coast of British East Africa, November-December 1912 (folios 98-103); discussion of a request from the above-mentioned companies to 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. to obtain the labourers from the tribes of the Aden hinterland, December 1912 (folios 83-97); further discussion by British officials of both proposals, December 1912 - January 1913 (folios 72-82); agreement to the proposed recruitment in the Aden Protectorate, January-February 1913 (folios 51-70); papers concerning the necessary regulations and terms of employment, February-May 1913 (folios 28-50); and the text of a letter from 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 to the Sultan of the Abdali, setting out the terms on which labour would be recruited, April-June 1913 (folios 22-27).

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File 21/1911 Pt 2 'Aden Protectorate:- Recruitment of coolies for employment in British East Africa.' [‎60r] (79/166), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/10/190/2, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100035497808.0x00007d> [accessed 4 April 2020]

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