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Coll 29/5 'Seistan: vice consulate appointments (Zabul)' [‎50r] (100/185)

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The record is made up of 1 file (90 folios). It was created in 13 Mar 1931-22 Jul 1946. 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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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA.
External Affairs Department-
EXPRESS LETTER (AIR MAIL).
7 Co .
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93 7
* a an OTIlCJNAL mtstrrgt tfvl by ATT! HAIL vhich frcrirle* a mean* cjccrrtnwiraficn tr/r*
r-j-jicdtiiovs than (he ordinary mail and i* cl f-ojcr than (he tclrgrrjh. It it intended to be treated,
on receipt, with the eame expedition as if if lad leen iele^raj hed. To eaie time and to tbi iaia
formalities it it dra/ted in the form of a (eJe^re.m. It ie auihsntiejaied by ti e tignatux*’ cf a
reeponeiLU officer of the DeportmaU.)
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No. i?.24( 5) -3/37.
m#n.
Kcto jjei'hr'
Dated — > the
December
19 37
To
minister* Tehran (3y telegraia).
Secretary of State f_„
Consul CJeneral 9 Meshed.)
{Repeated Secretary of State for India, London^and
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It is proposed to post V.W.D. Willoughby Ixidian Political
Service on return ^rom leave in March next as Vice-Consul
Sabul vice Fry applied for leave. Willoughby is qualified in
Persian and served as Vice-Consul Anwaz from December 1928 to
March 1930. He also held additional charge of Consul Ahwaz for
about S months. Trust you have no objection to his posting to
Sabul vice Fry. Owing to shortage of officers regret it will not
be possible to send any one as Vice-Consul Meshed till the next
Autumn. Local arrangements will therefore have to be
continued.till then.
ihe issue of the above has been authorised.
7i *
Under Secretary to the Government of India.
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The file concerns appointments at the Consulates in Seistan and Zabul.

The file covers:

  • appointment of G Fawsitt Taylor as Medical Officer and Vice Consul to Seistan, in 1931
  • appointment of T F Shepherd as member of the staff
  • appointment of J J Beausang as Medical Officer and Vice Consul to Seistan, in 1932 (acting)
  • creation of the post of Vice Consul at Zabul [Afghanistan]
  • appointment of L A C Fry as Vice Consul at Zabul, in 1937
  • appointment of W V D Willoughby as Vice Consul at Zabul, in 1937
  • appointment of L H V French as Vice Consul at Zabul, in 1942
  • appointment of R A Clinton Thomas as Vice Consul at Zabul, in 1942
  • creation of the post of Assistant to the Vice Consul at Zabul
  • Personal aspects of Life as Vice-Consul, Zabul , report by L H V French, 1942 (ff 18-21).

The file is composed solely of internal correspondence between the Foreign Office, 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 Government of India, the Passport Office, the Consulate in Seistan, the British Minister at Tehran, the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, and the Office of the High Commissioner for India.

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1 file (90 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 front cover with 1, and terminates at the inside back cover with 92; 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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English in Latin script
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