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Military Affairs in Scinde and Beloochistan and Elsewhere in Asia [‎451v] (30/482)

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The record is made up of 1 item (241 folios). It was created in 1 Apr 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 35 of 1842, dated 1 April 1842. The enclosures are numbered 3-84 and are dated 10 December 1841 to 31 March 1842. They mainly consist of correspondence, and also include some minutes by the Governor of Bombay and resolutions of 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. . The enclosures mostly concern military affairs in Scinde [Sindh, also spelled Sinde in this item] and Beloochistan [Balochistan], including:

The principal correspondents are as follows: 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. in Scinde and Beloochistan; the 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. ; the Secretary to the Government of India; the Military Board, Bombay; the Accountant General of Bombay; the Superintendent of the Indian Navy; and the Quarter Master General of the Army.

This item also includes copies of news letters from the Secretary to the Government of India, consisting of précises of intelligence on the state of affairs in various places, including: Candahar and elsewhere in Afghanistan; Upper and Lower Scinde; Quetta; Baroda [Vadodara] and elsewhere in India; Burmah [Burma]; Nepal; and China.

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The copies of enclosures are numbered 3-84. There is a note on folio 438 stating: 'The Abstract of Contents could not be prepared for want of time'.

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Military Affairs in Scinde and Beloochistan and Elsewhere in Asia [‎451v] (30/482), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/5/405, ff 437-677, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100184303238.0x00005b> [accessed 22 September 2023]

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