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Coll 29/114(2) 'Supply of motor vehicles for use of Political Officers' [‎33r] (65/250)

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The record is made up of 1 file (103 folios). It was created in 12 Nov 1941-12 Dec 1947. 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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NOVEMBER 4th»1946«
Dear Mr. Harrison,
Thank yon for your letter of November
1st regarding the supply of a Humber Snipe to Colonel
Hay, 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. .
I much regret having to inform you
that it will not be possible for us to effect delivery
during the present year owing to our limited production
and the large bank of priorities on this particular
model•
I have discussed the matter with
our Sales Manager and he is hopeful of being able to
allocate a car to Colonel Hay in the early weeks of
next year* I will watch the situation personally
and do all I can to expedite delivery.
Regretting my inability to do
more than this.
Yours sincerely.
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F.O.K. Harrison, Esq.,
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. ,
Whitehall, S.W.l.
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The file concerns the supply of cars for use of consular officers 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 their maintenance.

The file contains 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 Political Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. at Bahrain, 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 British Embassy at Tehran, the Government of India, the British Consul for Khorasan at Meshed, the War Office, the Commonwealth Relations Office, the Ministry of War Transports, the Treasury, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders, Armstrong Siddeley Motors, Rootes, Jaguar Cars, Daimler Co, and Austin Motor Company.

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1 file (103 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 105; 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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