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Affairs in Aden and its Hinterland, the Gulf of Aden, and the Lower Part of the Red Sea Coast [‎365v] (4/146)

The record is made up of 1 item (73 folios). It was created in 31 Mar 1842. 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 Documents collected in a private capacity. .

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This part of the volume consists of copies of enclosures to a despatch from the Government of Bombay From c. 1668-1858, the East India Company’s administration in the city of Bombay [Mumbai] and western India. From 1858-1947, a subdivision of the British Raj. It was responsible for British relations with the Gulf and Red Sea regions. Secret Department to the Secret Committee Pre-1784, the Committee responsible for protecting East India Company shipping. Post-1784, its main role was to transmit communications between the Board of Control and the Company's Indian governments on matters requiring secrecy. , Number 32 of 1842, dated 31 March 1842. The enclosures are dated 24 February to 31 March 1842. They consist of a general report by the Political Agent A mid-ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Agency. at Aden, and other correspondence, on the state of affairs in Aden and its hinterland, the Gulf of Aden, and the lower part of the Red Sea Coast.

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The primary correspondents are the Political Agent A mid-ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Agency. at Aden and the Secretary and Officiating Chief Secretary to the Government of Bombay From c. 1668-1858, the East India Company’s administration in the city of Bombay [Mumbai] and western India. From 1858-1947, a subdivision of the British Raj. It was responsible for British relations with the Gulf and Red Sea regions. .

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There is an abstract of contents of the despatch, numbered 1-28, on folios 365-371. These numbers are repeated for reference on the verso The back of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'v'. of the last folio of each enclosure.

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Affairs in Aden and its Hinterland, the Gulf of Aden, and the Lower Part of the Red Sea Coast [‎365v] (4/146), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/5/405, ff 364-436, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100184303237.0x00005a> [accessed 22 September 2023]

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