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Coll 29/36 'Kerman: consulate buildings' [‎4r] (9/216)

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The record is made up of 1 file (107 folios). It was created in 9 Mar 1923-27 Mar 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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From - The Unaer &tcret&ry to tda« Grofornraent of Inaia
in Ixtcrjaal Affair* ^wfarwent,
SUBJFOTt- iipeoial works at konaan.
Reference your letter iNO#i9^-47/ilf datea Uie 7tn
February 1940*
2. Tne OfofernDMnt of India are ^leaaea to accoru tlieir
aaministrative approval to the reconstruction of tue main
rer&ixiMh roof of Vie Consulate building at keman at an
estiii^tea cost of Ra.900/- (Ku^eess nine lamdrea) on tne
unaerstanain^ that the expenditure involved ahoula be met
from within the budget allotment for the leraian Gulf
Reaidency that will be piacea at your disposal aurin^ 1940-41*
5, The expenditure involved is aivisiole in moieties between
tiie Government of Inula anu His Majesty’s Government.
Sd/- G.KwS. iiarma
Under Secretary to th* Govt-rniaent of India.

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The file concerns the British Consulate buildings at Kerman.

The file covers:

  • payment of lease of the buildings to Agha Mirza Hussein Khan Isfandiari (initially referred to as Sardar Nasrat)
  • repayment of loan granted to Agha Mirza Hussein Khan Isfandiari
  • negotiations for the purchase of the buildings and surrounding gardens
  • maintenance and repairs
  • water supply for irrigating the Consulate gardens
  • Statements comparing the Expenditure incurred by the Government of India on Diplomatic and Consular Services in Iran in the year 1928-29 with that in the previous year (folios 15-27).

The file is composed of correspondence between the Viceroy, 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 Kerman, 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. , and Agha Mirza Hussein Khan Isfandiari.

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1 file (107 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 for this description commences at the inside front cover with 1, and terminates at the last folio with 108; 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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