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File 759/1912 'Henjam Coal Depot: Persian Customs' [‎20r] (44/434)

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The record is made up of 1 volume (215 folios). It was created in 1912-1923. 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 Deputy Secretaiy to the Government of India
in the Foreign and Political Department,
To
The Secretary to the Government of Bombay,
Public Works Department*
Dated. Simla, the ^ September 1917
Sir,
I am directed to forward a copy of the papers marginally
L Letter from the Deputy Political Resi- ) citod on the subject of the
dent in the Persian Gulf Historically used by the British to refer to the sea area between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. Often referred to as The Gulf or the Arabian Gulf. , Go. 576, dated )
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2. I am to request that the Assistant Engineer, Persian Gulf Historically used by the British to refer to the sea area between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. Often referred to as The Gulf or the Arabian Gulf.
Sub-Division, may be directed to carry out the work as
expeditiously as rjossible on the lines indicated in the Memorandum
from the Government of India to the Deputy 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 Historically used by the British to refer to the sea area between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. Often referred to as The Gulf or the Arabian Gulf. , Bushire, Do* 387-W., dated 30th April 1917*
As the work is now to be carried out by the Public Works Depart
ment the usual departmental charges should be added to the
expenditure of Rs. 1000/- sanctioned*
3. The expenditure should be debited to the head "47-4111 it ary
Works-Ordinary Demands".
19th March 1917.
construction of a platform
for stacking coal at
Henjam.
i. Memorandum to —ditto— N0.387-
dated 30th April 1917.
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No.387-W., }
}. Memorandum from —ditto— Ho*1570
dated 13th August 1917.
I have the honour to be,
Sir,
Your most obedient servant.
Sd. W. G* Heale
Deputy Secretaiy to the Government of India.

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Content

The volume comprises telegrams, despatches, correspondence, memoranda, and notes relating to the creation of a coal depot at Henjam Island, alongside the existing telegraph station.

The discussion in the volume relates to the handling of relations with the Persian government in connection with the development of the coal depot at Henjam. Discussion centres on how British proposals could be best communicated, including the negotiating strategy involving Henjam and the naval base at Bassidu.

Further discussion surrounds plans and estimates; piers and infrastructure, protection, funding and accounting as well as the erection of a flagstaff.

Correspondents include the Viceroy; 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 Historically used by the British to refer to the sea area between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. Often referred to as The Gulf or the Arabian Gulf. ; Under Secretary of State, 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. ; Government of Indian, Marine Department; Director, Royal Indian Marine; and the Senior Naval Officer Persian Gulf Historically used by the British to refer to the sea area between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. Often referred to as The Gulf or the Arabian Gulf. .

Each part includes a divider which gives the subject and part numbers, the year the subject file was opened, the subject heading, and a list of correspondence references, contained in that part by year. This is placed at the back of the correspondence.

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1 volume (215 folios)
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The papers are arranged in approximate chronological order from the rear to the front of the volume. The subject 759 consists of one volume.

Physical characteristics

Foliation: the foliation sequence commences at the inside front cover with 1, and terminates at the inside back cover with 215; 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.

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