|Arrangement||The incoming papers [O] were numbered for each year [from 1 January] in the chronological order in which they arrived at headquarters. A mimeoed precis was prepared for each meeting of the Group Committee. This comprised number, date, writer, date received, summary of contents, proposals for committee action to be taken and/or secretary's remarks. A file copy of the precis [used as agenda papers by the committee] was pasted in the precis book on the left-hand side. On the right-hand the committee clerk entered relevant committee action (minutes or recommendations to Committee of Correspondence, General Committee etc.) and notes of secretarial action (e.g. letters written [see letter-books]).|
N.B. The Group Committee minute books do not necessarily include the recommendations or minutes entered in the precis books.