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Coll 35/39 'Telegraphs, Postal and Wireless, Saudi Arabia: Transmission of mail between Saudi Arabia and India; Adjustment of Postal charges in connection with disposal of mail bags from Jedda' [‎3r] (5/14)

The record is made up of 1 file (5 folios). It was created in 27 Jun 1939-6 Sep 1940. 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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Allotted to Pol.Dept,
DECIPHER of telegram.
7197.
Govt .of India, External Affairs
Dept., to Secy.of State for
India.
Dated Simla, 16.23 hrs., 19th August,
1940.
05.10 hours, 20th August,1940.
XXX
Addressed to Minister at Jedda,
repeated to Secretary of State and Aden,
with reference to his telegra m No.96 ,
Your telegrams Nos.41 of July 21st
and 160 of July 25rd^ Jedda mails.
2. Confidential mails from India for
Jedda will be sent via Aden.
5. Ordinary mails from U.K. for
Saudi Arabia will be despatched either
through Aden or through Iraq, as
opportunity offers and letter mails fbr
Saudi Arabia will also be sent by an
additional route via Bahrain.
RECd. POL. DEPt^
20 AUG1940
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.

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The file contains correspondence regarding the mail service between Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, and Bombay [Mumbai], India. It is particularly concerned with an adjustment in postal charges to meet the cost of distributing mail from Jeddah after it reaches Bombay. The correspondents are: 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 Commissioner of Police, Bombay; the Government of Bombay; and the Government of India.

The file includes a divider which gives the subject number, the year the subject file was opened, the subject heading, and a list of correspondence references by year. This is placed at the back of the correspondence.

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1 file (5 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 7; 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 35/39 'Telegraphs, Postal and Wireless, Saudi Arabia: Transmission of mail between Saudi Arabia and India; Adjustment of Postal charges in connection with disposal of mail bags from Jedda' [‎3r] (5/14), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/12/4147, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100079448381.0x000006> [accessed 17 November 2019]

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