'Persian Coasting Trade (Communicated by the Board of Trade)'

IOR/L/PS/18/B412

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The record is made up of 1 file (1 folio). It was created in Oct 1928. 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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Memorandum concerning treaty rights of British ships in Persia. It covers the Anglo-Persian Agreement of 1920 and its repercussions on the coasting trade; it highlights how other powers that have treaties with Great Britain have the right to partake in the coasting trade of the United Kingdom, whereas these other powers reserve their own coasting trade to national ships. It details negotiations with Persia and the resulting Tariff Autonomy Treaty, and outlines British shipping interests in Persia. Written by the Board of Trade, 20 August 1928.

An Annex is also included providing figures for the share of British shipping in the Persian coasting trade 1925-26, and lists the lines and steamers engaged in this activity.

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1 file (1 folio)
Arrangement

This file consists of a single memorandum.

Physical characteristics

Foliation: the foliation sequence for this description commences and terminates at f 75, as it is part of a larger physical volume; this number is written in pencil, and is located in the top right corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. side of the folio.

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English in Latin script
Type
Archival file

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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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Unrestricted

Archive reference
IOR/L/PS/18/B412
Former external reference(s)
P 5517/28

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Date(s)
Oct 1928 (CE, Gregorian)
Subjects
Trade (practice)ShippingTreaties
Places
Persia
People & organisations
Board of Trade

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