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Coll 29/12 'Bushire: office allowance of consul-general' [‎63r] (127/603)

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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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OUTWARD TELEGRAM
Servioee & General Departm ent,
S?&G ”5511745',“
'■N C0HFXI1SMTIAL GObE - TELEG-RAM
Proni Secretary of State for India
To ‘ Government of India, Horae Department
Despatched 23*00 hourp 27th March 1S45*
No.6839 <
' Your telegram 26th February No.1942/
Dearness allowance. I have given careful consideration
to points you raise,
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2. As income tax concession will result in
benefit under your scheme being not markedly less than
that intended to be granted under ray scheme I am
prepared to accept your proposals as regards percentage
increase*
3 , As regards question of retrospection, it seems
to me that as original grant has been shotfn to have been
inadequate Services can reasonably argue that they '
Should not be required to bear consequences of
miscalculation by Government and mistake should be
corrected with full retrospective effect. In case of
higher Services a large part of arrears might be
expected to be used to clear overdrafts, meet debts
and replace savings already used.up. and risks arising
in respect of low paid Services can be considerably
reduced by spreading payment of arrears over suitable
period. In view however of your strong representations

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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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