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Coll 28/30 ‘Persia; Perso-Baluchistan Frontier. Improved Control of: Proposed Indo-Persian Extradition Treaty’ [‎55r] (109/483)

The record is made up of 1 file (239 folios). It was created in 29 Oct 1930-6 Aug 1936. 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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of similar applications from the Afghan Government on the
grounds of the non-existence of an extradition treaty.
The desirability of negotiating such a treaty with the
Persian Government was recently considered and it was
decided with the concurrence of His Majesty’s Government
not to pursue the suggestion, and the Government of India
are not disposed to reconsider that decision at present.
3. I am sending copies of this letter to Hoare and
Maconachl e»
J.G. Y/alton, Esquire, C.B. , M. C. ,
Secretary, Political Department,
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. , London.
( T .Vi th 2 sp a re copies).

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Correspondence and other papers relating to controls on cross-border movements and extradition measures on the frontier between Persia [Iran] and India (specifically British Baluchistan, part of present-day Pakistan), discussed between the British Government, Government of India, and Persian Government. The papers refer to a number of cross-border incidents, including murders and robbery committed in Persian territory, in which the perpetrators subsequently absconded into British Baluchistan. The papers include British protests to the Persian Government, in response to incursions by Persian levies into British territories, and correspondence exchanged between British officials, indicating a reluctance to sign an extradition treaty with Persia.

The file’s principal correspondents include: the British Legation at Tehran (Robert Henry Clive; Reginald Hervey Hoare; Charles Dodd); representatives of the Persian Government, including the Minister for Foreign Affairs (Mirza Mohamed Ali Khan Feroughi); the British Consul at Sistan and Kain [Ka’īn] (Major Clive Kirkpatrick Daly); the Governor General and Chief Commissioner in Baluchistan (Alexander Norman Ley Cater); the Foreign Secretary to the Government of India (Evelyn Berkeley Howell).

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1 file (239 folios)
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The papers are arranged in approximate chronological order from the rear to the front of the file.

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Foliation: the foliation sequence (used for referencing) commences at the inside front cover with 1, and terminates at the last folio with 241; 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.

A previous foliation sequence, which is also circled, has been superseded and therefore crossed out.

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Coll 28/30 ‘Persia; Perso-Baluchistan Frontier. Improved Control of: Proposed Indo-Persian Extradition Treaty’ [‎55r] (109/483), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/12/3427, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100040362260.0x000070> [accessed 18 November 2019]

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