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Coll 29/12 'Bushire: office allowance of consul-general' [‎10r] (19/603)

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The record is made up of 1 file (298 folios). It was created in 26 Oct 1918-24 Feb 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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COMMONWEALTH RELATIONS
INWARD TELEGRAM TO fJOTTTCTONS OFFICE
72.
ALLOTTED TO EXTERNAL DEPARTMENT (B)
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. -r
£•
R.
BAHREIN, 4.10 p.rn
4.10 p.m., 13th J.
13th January
13th January 1948
IMPORTANT
No.A/29 .
Reference correspondence resting with paragraph 2 of
your telegram 10529 of,14th Au gust. Dearness Allowance for
staff on Arab side.
2. Request sanction for continuance of Dearness Allowance
at existing rate for a further period of § months from 1st
J anua ry•
3. prices have risen substantially at Bahrein since
present rates were sanctioned, and I shall probably have to
apply for their enhancement. Sanction may, however, kindly
be accorded for the continuance of allowance at* all porte' at
existing rate while matter is under consideration, as otherwise
no allowance at all can be drawn, and staff will experience
hardship.
No distribution.

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The file concerns 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. , in Bushire.

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The file is composed solely of internal correspondence between the Foreign Office, 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. , 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 Government of India, the British Legation at Tehran, and the Treasury.

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1 file (298 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 for this description commences at the inside front cover with 1, and terminates at the last folio with 299; 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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