File 868/1904 Pt 2 'Consular: Exemption of Foreign Consular Officers in India from Customs duties'

IOR/L/PS/10/30/2

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The record is made up of 1 item (150 folios). It was created in 12 Sep 1903-11 Nov 1910. It was written in English and French. 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 2 concerns the exemption of Foreign Consular Officers in India from customs duties. It contains:

  • customs concessions to German Consular Officers;
  • treatment for Customs purposes of articles imported into India for the official use of the German Consulates;
  • claims of Russian Consul General at Bombay to exemption from customs duties in respect of personal and household effects;
  • note by the Netherlands Minister requesting exemption from customs duties for Dutch Consular Officers in British India;
  • privileges for Dutch Consuls 'de carrière';
  • exemptions of Netherlands Consular Officers from payment of Customs duty on articles imported for their use;
  • customs privileges for Consular representatives of the United States (US), Mexico and Cuba;
  • customs facilities granted to Consuls of the Argentine Republic.

The principal correspondents are the Imperial German Ambassador in London; the German Foreign Office; the Russian Ambassador in London; the Dutch Minister; the Foreign Department of the Government of India; the Secretary of State for India; the Foreign Office; 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. . The letters from the Netherland Minister is in French.

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1 item (150 folios)
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English and French 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/10/30/2
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P 868/1904 Pt 2

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12 Sep 1903-11 Nov 1910 (CE, Gregorian)

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