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Coll 35/16 'Opening of an Indian Post Office at Dubai: postal arrangements in the Persian Gulf' [‎14r] (27/739)

The record is made up of 1 file (368 folios). It was created in 23 May 1933-10 Jan 1949. 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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The file concerns postal offices 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 is composed of correspondence between 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 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 Foreign Office; the Government of India; the Political Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. at Bahrain; the General Post Office; the Air Ministry; the Ruler of Dubai, Shaikh Said bin Maktoom; the Ruler of Sharjah, Shaikh Sultan II bin Saqr Al Qasimi; the Director-General of Posts and Telegraphs, India; HM Treasury; the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Commonwealth Relations of the Government of Pakistan; the HM Ministry of Civil Aviation; the Commonwealth Relations Office: the HM Ministry of Works; and Cable and Wireless Limited.

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1 file (368 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 inside front cover with 1, and terminates at the last folio with 369; 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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Coll 35/16 'Opening of an Indian Post Office at Dubai: postal arrangements in the Persian Gulf' [‎14r] (27/739), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/12/4119, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100055128071.0x00001e> [accessed 15 December 2019]

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