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Coll 29/2(4A) 'Budget estimates, Persian Gulf 1948-1949' [‎5r] (10/161)

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The record is made up of 1 file (78 folios). It was created in 29 Oct 1947-22 Mar 1948. 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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To enable posts on the .Arab side of the Persian
Gulf to introduce Foreign Office system of accounts from
1st April, 1948, it is requested that arrangements may
kindly be made most urgently for the supply to this
Residency A diplomatic office of the British Government established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. and the Political Agencies at Muscat, Bahrain
and Kuwait of all the necessary forms for drawing pay
of officers, ministerial staff and menials and for
money required for day-to-day expenditure together with
necessary instructions and circulars.
2. A book of 25 forms of Bill of Exchange for
drawing money on the Finance Officer, Foreign Office,
London, may also kindly be supplied to the Political
Agent, Muscat.
3. Presume limp sums will be placed at the disposal
of this Residency A diplomatic office of the British Government established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. and the Political Agencies at Bahrain
and Kuwait by mail transfer, i.e. by depositing sterling
in the London Head Offices of the 3-Ocal banks with ins
tructions for crediting equivalent amounts in rupees
to the accounts of the Resident and the Political Agents
Bahrain and Kuwait, otherwise supply of forms of Bills
of Exchange will be necessary for these posts as well.
REPGU
The issue of the above has been authorised.
Secretary to the Political
Resident 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. .

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The file concerns budget estimates for the financial year 1948-49.

The file is composed solely of internal correspondence between the Foreign Office, Commonwealth Relations Office, and the Political Residency A diplomatic office of the British Government established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. 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 correspondence contains estimated details of expenditure of 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. Residency A diplomatic office of the British Government established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. and the Agencies, and pay of officers.

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1 file (78 folios)
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The papers are arranged in approximate 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 80; 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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