This is one of a series of pages giving brief descriptions and summary lists of documents in the India Office Accountant-General's Records, as one of the India Office Records classes.
The Accountant-General's Department also served the Burma Office after its creation in 1937. Where necessary, it maintained separate accounts in respect of the Government of Burma. The method of keeping these accounts was almost identical to that used for the Government of India accounts, and each series of Burma Office accounts corresponds to an established India Office series.
Summary list of records
L/AG/8/1/1-7 Ledger Abstracts and Ledger 1937-1959
Corresponds to India Office General Ledgers series L/AG/1/1.
L/AG/8/2/1-3 Journals 1937-1955
Corresponds to India Office Cash Journals series L/AG/1/5 (later Journal Entry Registers series L/AG/22/13).
L/AG/8/3/1-2 Cash Receipt Books 1937-1952
Corresponds to India Office Registers of Cash Receipts series L/AG/5/2. Abstracts of Cash Receipts 1942-1955 were recorded in the general Abstracts of Receipts at the Bank of England series L/AG/5/1.
L/AG/8/4 Abstracts of Military Payments 1942-1955
Recorded instead in the general Abstracts of Military Payments series L/AG/2/1.
L/AG/8/5 Abstracts of Miscellaneous Payments 1943-1955
Recorded instead in the general Abstracts of Miscellaneous Payments series L/AG/4/1 and Abstract of Railways and Remittances Payments series L/AG/4/2.
L/AG/8/6/1 Cash Account of the Secretary of State for Burma at the Bank of England 1945-1948
Corresponds to India Office Cash Account of the Secretary of State at the Bank of England series L/AG/22/9.
L/AG/8/7/1-7 Numbered Registers of Payments 1948-1957
Corresponds to India Office Numbered Registers of Payments series L/AG/6.
L/AG/8/8/1-6 Monthly Cash Accounts with the Government of Burma 1937-1953
Corresponds to India Office Monthly Home Cash Accounts of the Secretary of State series L/AG/13.
There are no separate indexes to these series.
How to consult documents in these series
Researchers may consult documents in the India Office Records by using the services and facilities of the Asian & African Studies Reading Room. A full list of documents in series L/AG/8/1-9 is shelved in the Reading Room. Requests to see documents should bear reference numbers from that list.
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