Coll 29/60 'Kermanshah: claim of Reuben Lalezar against British consul in respect of fines imposed in 1919'

IOR/L/PS/12/3636

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The record is made up of 1 file (154 folios). It was created in 30 Dec 1930-26 Jul 1933. 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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The file concerns the claim of Reuben Lalezar, a Persian merchant, in respect of fine levied by HM Consul at Kermanshah, in 1919.

Lalezar, accused for seizing donkeys under contract to carry petrol for British troops and for loading them with his own goods, requests refund of fines imposed on him and compensation for losses alleged to have been caused by his detention.

The file also contains correspondence related to the Foreign Office's request that Indian Revenues should bear a moiety of the legal expenses.

The file is composed of correspondence between the Government of India; the Secretary of State for India; the Foreign Office; the British Legation at Tehran; the Civil Commissioner in Mesopotamia; the British Consulate for Kermanshah; the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Iranian Ministry of Justice; and 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. .

There are some letters in French, from Reuben Lalezar.

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1 file (154 folios)
Arrangement

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

Physical characteristics

Foliation: the foliation sequence (used for referencing) commences at the front cover with 1, and terminates at the inside back cover with 156; 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. The file has one foliation anomaly, f 2A.

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English in Latin script
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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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IOR/L/PS/12/3636
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Coll 29/60

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30 Dec 1930-26 Jul 1933 (CE, Gregorian)

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