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Coll 29/22 'Compensatory allowance in lieu of customs exemption to officers serving in Persia and the Persian Gulf' [‎4r] (9/396)

The record is made up of 1 file (198 folios). It was created in 13 Aug 1929-9 Apr 1940. 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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FOREIGN OFFICE,
S.W. 1.
2nd April, 1940.
Sir,
With reference to Treasury letter E 6373/9 of the
29th April 1938 regarding the payment of special customs
compensation allowance to His Majesty’s Consular Officers
in Iran, I am directed by Viscount Halifax to state, for
the information of the Lords Commissioners of His Majesty’s
Treasury, that there has been no change in the circumstances
attending the levy of customs duties in Iran.
2. I am therefore to express the hope that Their
Lordships may be moved to sanction the continued payment
at the same rates, of these customs compensation allowances,
v/here necessary, in the form of a running account.
I am, etc.,
(Signed) A.B. HUTCHEON.

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The file concerns compensatory allowances granted to consular officers as consequence of the withdrawal of customs exemptions by the Persian Government.

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The file is composed 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 British Consulate at Khorramshahr, the British Legation at Tehran, and the 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. .

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1 file (198 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 199; 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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