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The record is made up of 1 volume (713 folios). It was created in 30 Aug 1841-1 Sep 1841. 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 volume contains enclosures to Despatches, and abstracts of contents of Despatches, from the Government of Bombay Secret Department to the East India Company Secret Committee.

The volume is divided into five items:

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1 volume (713 folios)

The enclosures to each Despatch within the volume are divided by blue dividers. The Enclosures to each Despatch are arranged in chronological order from the front to the rear of the volume. The Enclosures within each Despatch are preceded by an Abstract of Contents, in which the Despatch itself (not included) is numbered 1, the Abstract of Contents 2, and the Enclosures 3, 4, etc. The numbers listed in the Abstract of Contents are recorded for reference on the last verso The back of a paper sheet or leaf. of each Enclosure, along with the original reference, and a description of each Enclosure.

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Foliation: the foliation sequence (used for referencing) commences at the first folio with 1 and terminates at the last folio with 710; 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.

A previous foliation sequence between ff 46-710, which is also circled, has been superseded and therefore crossed out.

The foliation sequence does not include the front and back covers, nor does it include the leading and ending flyleaves.

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‘ENCLOSURES TO SECRET LETTERS FROM BOMBAY’ [‎back] (2/1434), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/5/397, in Qatar Digital Library <> [accessed 13 December 2019]

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