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Letter no.3737 of 1856 from Henry Anderson, Secretary to the Government of Bombay, to Commander Felix Jones, Acting Resident in the Persian Gulf [‎179r] (11/12)

The record is made up of 6 folios. It was created in 31 Jul 1856. 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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PART 11.
fees to be taken in respect op matters in which the consul's interposition is
to be given only when required by the parties interested.
Matter in respect of which the Fee-is to be taken.
For noting a protest, with certified copy if required ..
For order of survey; with certified copy if required
For exteiltiing a protest or survey, with certilied copy if required
And if it exceeds 200 words, for every additional 100 words
For preparing and attesting bottomry or arbitration bond
For attesting bottomry or arbitration bond not prepared by
Consul . .
For attendance out of Consular Office at a shipwreck, or for the
purpose of assisting a ship in distress, or of saving wrecked
goods or property, over and above travelling expenses per
diem . . .. .. .. . . ..
For attending valuation of goods, if under 200/. in value
For attending valuation of goods, if 200Z, and upwards in value,
for every day's attendance during which the valuation Continues
J- For attending sale of goods if the purchase money is under 200Z.
For attending sale of goods, if the purchase money is 200Z. or
upwards, for every day during which the sale continues
Certificate of due landing of goods exported from the United
Kingdom
Bill of health . . . . . . . . . .
I Vise of passport .. . . ....
Opening of Will of a British subject, not being a seaman
/ Management of property of a British subject, not being a seaman,
dying intestate, commission of 2^ per cent.
Registration of documents or other matters .. *.
And if exceeding 100 words, for every additional 100 words
For every certified copy of a document not before mentioned
And if it exceeds 100 words, for every additional 100 words
For administering an oath or declaration, including attestation of
signature if required . .
For attesting a signature .. ..
For annexing the seal of office and signature to any document
not mentioned in, or otherwise provided for, by this Table . .
Fee.
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Note 1.—No fee is to be taken for the custody of or endorsement on ship's
articles and papers deposited with the Consul in pursuance of the Merchant /
Shipping Act, 1854, Section 279.
Note 2.—Where any fee is fixed by the foregoing Tables for any particular
act or transaction, no additional fee is to be demanded for signature, attestation,
or annexing seal of office.
Note 3.—The above fees, if not paid in English money, are to be calculated
at the current rate of exchange.

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The letter and its enclosures relate to the extent of the Resident in the Persian Gulf’s consular powers, and follows Anderson’s earlier letter on the subject (folio 173). The letter is a covering letter, with a number of enclosures, as follows:

1. An extract of paragraph 28 from despatch no.25 of 1856 (folio 175) from the Court of Directors, dated 21 May 1856, affirming that consular jurisdiction for the Bushire Resident is not permitted, as indicated in the second article of the commercial treaty signed with Persia;

2. A printed copy (folios 176-77) of Act of Parliament no.42 (CAP XLII), An Act to enable British Diplomatic and Consular Agents Abroad to administer Oaths and do Notarial Acts, dated 2 July 1855;

3. A printed copy (folios 178-79) of enclosure no.1B in the Consular General Instructions, dated 1 May 1855, which includes details of consular roles and the fees chargeable for each.

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Letter no.3737 of 1856 from Henry Anderson, Secretary to the Government of Bombay, to Commander Felix Jones, Acting Resident in the Persian Gulf [‎179r] (11/12), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/1/149, ff 174-179, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100023318563.0x0000a9> [accessed 17 February 2020]

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