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Coll 29/36 'Kerman: consulate buildings' [‎101r] (203/216)

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The record is made up of 1 file (107 folios). It was created in 9 Mar 1923-27 Mar 1940. 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.


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tpvQern' 3 'rt between Lt*Col L.B.r.Kaworth N,B«M. r 8
Consul, Kerman on behalf of the British Govern
ment on one side and Sardar ITueret C.B.E., of
Kerman on the other.
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1. The British Government hereby agrees to grant
to Sardar TTusret C.B.E., on the conditions be
low stated, a loan of Fourteen thousand tumars
repayable In four yearly instalments with in
terest at the rate of 7 per cent, the instal
ments to be raid annually on the 30th July with
interest due.
On rsceirt of this loan, Sardar Kusret agrees
to ronay tumars one thousand and two hundred
1 ^ 3 ^r'g the unpaid balance of the last loan of
turns ns four thousand.
3. It 1s hereby agreed that all the premises ard
land now leased to the British Government and
used as the British Consulate shall be mortgaged
by Sardar n usret to the British Govt as security
for this loan of Ts.14000 granted in para one
above, ard ^t is further agreed that Sardar
*usret assumes full responsibility for the owner
ship of the said property and agrees to indemnify
the p ritlsh Govt against claims, if any, made by
any other persons respect of the above pro
perty , with all or any of his other lands and
property up to the value of security necessary.
a . The above mentioned properties shall remain
in the hards of the British Govt until thelloan
is repaid in full and it is further agreed that
the lease of the Consulate shall be extended for
a further period of ten years commercing from, the
5th ? r ay 1PP3- the date on which this agreement is
si prrod, that is to say that the details of the
present tease at Ts.700 per annum of which Ts 120

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The file concerns the British Consulate buildings at Kerman.

The file covers:

  • payment of lease of the buildings to Agha Mirza Hussein Khan Isfandiari (initially referred to as Sardar Nasrat)
  • repayment of loan granted to Agha Mirza Hussein Khan Isfandiari
  • negotiations for the purchase of the buildings and surrounding gardens
  • maintenance and repairs
  • water supply for irrigating the Consulate gardens
  • Statements comparing the Expenditure incurred by the Government of India on Diplomatic and Consular Services in Iran in the year 1928-29 with that in the previous year (folios 15-27).

The file is composed of correspondence between the Viceroy, the Foreign Office, the 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. , the Government of India, the British Consulate at Kerman, the British Legation at Tehran, and the Political Resident A senior ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul General) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Residency. in the Persian Gulf Historically used by the British to refer to the sea area between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. Often referred to as The Gulf or the Arabian Gulf. , and Agha Mirza Hussein Khan Isfandiari.

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1 file (107 folios)

The papers are arranged in approximate chronological order from the rear to the front of the file.

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Foliation: the foliation sequence for this description commences at the inside front cover with 1, and terminates at the last folio with 108; these numbers are written in pencil, are circled, and are located in the top right corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. side of each folio.

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Coll 29/36 'Kerman: consulate buildings' [‎101r] (203/216), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/12/3597, in Qatar Digital Library <> [accessed 28 March 2020]

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