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In charge of the Province was a Government Agent ( always referred to as the
G.A. ) , a senior civil servant of 20 years ' service or more . The Provincial
government office or offices , the kachcheri , was always in the chief town of the
The kachcheri is separated from the road by a small courtyard , and adjoining it at
the back is the G.A.'s Residency . Both are solid grey buildings with broad
verandahs and date , I think , from Dutch times . Attached to the Residency is
what in ...
office I always sent for the head clerk and said to him : “ Every letter received in
this kachcheri after this week must be answered on the day of its receipt unless it
is waiting for an order from me or from the G.A. ” The answer of the head clerk ...
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