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Coll 29/2(5) 'Public Works Department in the Persian Gulf: budget, etc; PWD staff serving in Gulf' [‎40r] (79/140)

The record is made up of 1 file (68 folios). It was created in 2 Nov 1946-26 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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2348
suggested to the Government of India and His Majesty*s
Government a substantial reduction in the P.W.D. staff
vide paragraph 3 of my letter No. 502-S d ated the 26th
1 ‘ March, 1947, and the Government of India sent out a
Superintending Engineer towards the end of June last
vide Government of India telegram No. 4986 of 26th June
1947 (not repeated to 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 enquire into this
amongst other matters but we have received no report
of the results of his visit. C.f. your telegram 11278 of
the 3rd September 1947.

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The file concerns budget estimates for works to the buildings of 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. and of the agencies at Bahrain, Kuwait and Muscat.

The file is composed solely of internal correspondence between the Foreign Office, Government of India, Commonwealth Relations Office, the Treasury Chambers, 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. .

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1 file (68 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 70; 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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