'206 Cypher Codes. Correspondence re.'
The file comprises copies of telegrams written in cypher, some of which have the decoded words written above in pencil. The cyphers in use in the file are the Government Telegraph Code and the Indian Word Code, and correspondence from the Government of India is also included regarding the updated Indian Word Code released in 1926.Further correspondence between the Civil Commissioner at Baghdad and the Political Agent at Bahrain relates to the assignment of a word under the Indian Word Code to represent Ibn Saud [‘Abd al-‘Azīz bin ‘Abd al-Raḥmān bin Fayṣal Āl Sa‘ūd] in correspondence between them.Also included in the file is correspondence between the Political Agent at Bahrain and the Officer Commanding the 2/1st Brahmans at Muscat regarding new rates of pay for the men under his command.
1 file (20 folios)
The papers are arranged in approximate chronological order from the front to the rear of the file.
Foliation: the main foliation sequence (used for referencing) commences at the front cover with 1 and terminates at the back cover with 20; these numbers are written in pencil, are circled, and are located in the top right corner of the recto side of each folio. An additional foliation sequence is also present in parallel between ff 3-18; these numbers are also written in pencil, but are not circled, and are located in the same position as the main sequence.
- Item contributor:
- British Library. India Office Records and Private Papers
- Data contributor:
- Qatar National Library
- 1 file (20 folios)
- DC rights:
- Open Government Licence
- Is part of:
- British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers