File 4673/1919 Pt 1 ‘Persian Gulf:- Visit to England of the son of the Sheikh of Bahrein + party. General arrangements + proceedings. Incidence of cost.’ [27r] (31/494)
The record is made up of 1 item (258 folios). It was created in 20 Feb 1903-9 Jul 1928. 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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( 2 ) refund price of saddlery being Government
(3) ration money Rs.930/-/-.
Of these items, (l) and (2) have been admitted and
credit for the amount iRs.397/6/-j has been afforded to
Copy of letter from the Accountant General, l the Accountant General,
Baghdad, lio.24980/D. 1/104, dated 24th 1
September 192b, attached. 1 Central Revenues, by the
Accountant General, Baghdad.
As regards item 3, I am to state that ration allowance
is not admissible under the orders of the Government of
Memorandum from the Government of India, I India (copy attached) appoint-
Foreign and Political Department, to the i
Hon*ble 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 1 ing Major Bray as Political
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. , ]tfo.2158-Est.A., dated 26th i
June 1919. I Agent, Bahrain, and that
therefore the amount drawn by him on this account was
correctly recovered. In this connection I am to add that
when these orders issued the point regarding Major Bray's
previous enjoyment of free rations was taken into consi
4. The amount still due from Major Bray is, therefore,
Rs. 1,592/15/6 (viz. Rs. 1,990-5*6 referred to in paragraph
2 of Mr.Latimer’s letter Lo.246-X, dated 22nd May 1924
less Rs. 397/6/- the total of items (l) and (2) in para
graph 3 above) and I am to request that he may be ins
tructed to refund it.
I have the honour to be,
Your most obedient servant,
Deputy Secretary to the Government of India
(With 2 spare copies).
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This part contains correspondence regarding the visit of a Mission (deputation) consisting of ‘Abdullah bin ‘Īsá Āl Khalīfah, son of Shaikh Isa of Bahrein [Bahrain], Abdullah’s son Muhammad, Abdullah’s Private Secretary Jasim Cheravi, and a personal servant, to the United Kingdom and Paris in 1919.
It includes correspondence regarding arrangements for the visit, but most of the correspondence relates to expenditure on the visit, including: the question as to how far the Government Hospitality Fund accepts responsibility for the expenses connected with the visit, including the payment of an interpreter; and the adjustment of the account of Major Norman Napier Bray (Political Officer attached to the Bahrein Mission) in connection with the Bahrein Mission.
The main correspondents include: 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 Civil Commissioner, Baghdad (‘Political, Baghdad’); the Foreign Office; the Treasury; the Government Hospitality Fund, HM Office of Works; Norman Napier Bray; the Government of India Foreign and Political Department; the Secretary to the Government of Bombay Political Department; Haji Abdul Majid Belshah, of the School of Oriental Studies, London Institution (Interpreter to the Mission from Bahrein); the Accountant General, Bombay; and the Accountant General, (Civil) Baghdad.
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