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Coll 7/18 'Persian Gulf: Saluting gun for Shaikh of Koweit [Kuwait]' [‎8r] (15/70)

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The record is made up of 1 file (35 folios). It was created in 10 Mar 1932-23 Sep 1937. 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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✓^JB*egr’ams:—“ Navy Accounts, London.
In reply please quote
, Mo.l.D.N.A.
and address letter to— /
1 C. 13
The Director of Navy Accounts, '
Admiralty, London, S.W.l. / •
I have to inform you that in the course of the examination .
of the Naval Armament Store Account of H.M.S. FOWEY for the
period 15th October 1933 to 18th March 1936, it was found that
101 No. Q.F. 3 pr. blank charges were supplied on 19th December
1934, to the Political Agent A mid-ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Agency. at Bahrain, and the Commanding
Officer, H.M.S. FOWSY, has confirmed that no recovery in respect
of the cost of these charges was made locally.
It is understood that the charges in question were supplied
for use with a Q.F. 3 pr. gun sold to the Sheikh of Koweit, and
I have accordingly to enclose a claim on the Sheikh for £15.11.5.
and to request that you will cause the necessary sfips to be taken
to effect recovery, and for the amount to be transferred to the
credit of this Department.
The necessary Receivable Order is enclosed.
I am, Sir,
Your obedient Servant,
The Under Secretary of
State for India,
Political Dept.,
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. ,
, “6.W. 1.
I RECD. POL t£PT.
12JUN1937
DIRECTOR OF NAVY ACCOUNTS.

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Correspondence regarding the supply of a three-pounder saluting gun for the Shaikh of Kuwait's motor dhow, to be supplied from Admiralty stores. Details of costs and transport arrangements are provided. The correspondents are 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. in the Persian Gulf Historically used by the British to refer to the sea area between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. Often referred to as The Gulf or the Arabian Gulf. , the Admiralty, and the Government of India Foreign and Political Department.

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 (folio 1).

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1 file (35 folios)
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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 (used for referencing) commences at the front cover with 1, and terminates at the inside back cover with 35; 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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