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'Administration Report of the Persian Gulf for the Year 1937' [‎5r] (9/72)

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The record is made up of 1 file (34 folios). It was created in 1938. 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 Documents collected in a private capacity. .

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In March His Highness announced his intention not to renew with His
Majesty's Government the Treaty of Commerce and Friendship oi
beyond February 1938, and asked that a new treaty should replace it. His
Highness was persuaded with some difficulty to prolong the treaty unti
February 1939 in order to give time for a fresh treaty to be negotiated, and at
the end of the year the terms of the new treaty were under the consideration
of His Majesty's Government and the Government of India.
In November His Highness paid an official visit to Delhi as the guest of
the Government of India, and was much gratified by his reception.
From India His Highness proceeded on a world tour, which included
Japan, the United States of America, England, Germany, France and Italy.
In England His Highness was to be the guest of His Majesty's Government.
PERSIAN SIDE.
Bushire District and Tangistan. —The Iranian Authorities continued to
disarm the tribes and establish law and order in the more remote districts.
For this purpose a Civil Governorate was established in Shibkuh. People
continued to emigrate, especially from Lingah, on account of the weight ot
heavy indirect taxation and the oppression of the Military Authorities in the
districts.
No improvement has been made in the primitive roads radiating from
Bushire.
Iranian wireless communication was established at Jask and Bushire.
Cable and Wireless, Limited, now only concern themselves with cable work.
Prices of food-stuffs rose steadily during the year and the management of
wheat supplies by the Revenue Authorities caused definite hardship.
Persian Navy. —The Iranian Navy co-operated at sea in the suppression
of smuggling and indeed were given land duties in this connection also.
Reljtions with local Iranian officials. —These continued to be most friendly.
T. C. FOWLE,
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 The historical term used to describe the body of water between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. .

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The file consists of Administration Report of the Persian Gulf The historical term used to describe the body of water between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. for the Year 1937 (New Delhi: Government of India Press, 1938).

The Report, prepared by 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. , summarises important information relating to the Gulf and notable events in the Gulf during 1937. The Report contains a review by 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. , and separate sections on each of the agencies, consulates, and other areas that made up the Residency An office of the East India Company and, later, of the British Raj, established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. . The information provided includes lists of personnel, movements of British officials and foreigners, local administration, military and naval matters, aviation, the political situation, trade and commerce, medical reports, meteorological reports, and related information.

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1 file (34 folios)
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There is a list of contents at the front of the Report, on folio 3.

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Foliation: the foliation system in use commences at 1 on the front cover, and continues through to 36 on the back cover. The sequence is written in pencil, enclosed in a circle, and appears in the top right hand corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. page of each folio.

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