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File 815/1917 Pt 8 'Persian Gulf:- Lighting & Buoying. Reorganisation of the Persian Gulf Light Service.' [‎444r] (19/42)

The record is made up of 1 item (20 folios). It was created in 9 Aug 1922-12 Oct 1926. 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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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA.
MARINE DEPARTMENT.
Simla, the 8 th June 1923.
To
The Director,
Koyal Indian Marine.
Appointment of a Koyal Indian'Iferine clerk ^or
lighthouse work 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. .
Sir j
I am directed to refer to the correspondence ending with
your letter No«95l/K, dated the 12th February 19 23, and to
say that the Government of India agree to the entertainment
on his grade pay of a Royal Indian Marine clerk, in lieu of
the clerk^sanctidned in paragraph 1(e) of Marine Department
letter Ho,1498“M. dated the 19th October 1922, subject, how
ever s to the condition that the appointment will be filled
only by a 2 nd or 3£d grade Royal Indian Marine clerk,
I am. Sir,
Your most obedient servant.
sa. E. R. Pate,
Demity Secretary to the Government of India.
E0.699-M.
Copy of the above forwarded, with reference to the
correspondence ending with Marine Department memorandum Do.
1499/M, dated the 19th October 1922, to *-
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The Foreign and Political Department,
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The Finance Departruent, with reference to that Department
memorandum !lo<.957-E, dated the 14th April 19 23, for
communication to the Accountant General, Central
Revenues, the Military Accountant General, and to the
Controller of Marine Accounts, with reference to the
correspondence ending with his letter Ko.Pay/14476,
dated the 2nd March 1923.
Sd. E, A, Daniel,
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Asstt. Secy.
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to the Govt, of India.

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This part contains interdepartmental correspondence relating to the reorganisation of 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. Light Service.

Matters discussed include the following: the possibility of dues being collected from ships using the Gulf, as an alternative means of financing the present service or a reduced service, in the event of the current arrangement of moieties (paid by the Government of India and the Foreign Office respectively) being discontinued; proposed increases in rates of pay for personnel working at the Gulf's lighthouses and lightships; the proposed appointment of a full-time Royal Indian Marine clerk for lighthouse work.

Notable correspondents include the following: the Viceroy of India; the Director of the Royal Indian Marine; officials of 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's Department of Commerce, and the Government of India's Marine Department.

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File 815/1917 Pt 8 'Persian Gulf:- Lighting & Buoying. Reorganisation of the Persian Gulf Light Service.' [‎444r] (19/42), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/10/661/6, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100079404361.0x000059> [accessed 16 November 2019]

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