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Coll 29/36 'Kerman: consulate buildings' [‎5r] (11/216)

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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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No.F. 104 * 4 / 38 .
2244
From
Tlie Seer- tary to the
in tiie External Affairs Department
To
His Majesty’s Under Secretary of Statu
for India.
Dated hew Dellu, tiio / April 1939.
Petty increases in expenditure on
Diplomatic ana Consular Services
in Iran and 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. .
lii continuation of this Department letter ho.
F. 104r* , A / 33| dated the *»ti*. Ccv/ooer I at« vtirccted
to report the following increase in expenditure) sanctioned
by tile Government of India aur*n& UxO i^lf year ending
tiie 3ist March 1939.
Kerman - ^paixs uo Uie Conoula:^ ^XL^h^. Sanction
was accorded to tno execution of certain repairs to the
Consulate buildings at Kerman at an estiiuatea cost of
Rg.l f 0V7/- subject to the condition that the expenditure
involved would be mot frui witnin uie sanctioned budget
allotuiont for tne 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. Residency A diplomatic office of the British Government established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. duriiio 1939-40.
Tuu expenditure is diviaiole in moieties between the
Government of inuia aiia His Lajosty's Goverimient vide
External affairs Department mdmorauaum Ko.F.204-A/38 f
aattd Uie 23id Januaxy 1939, a copy of which was forward
ed to 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. unuer cover of Foreign Secretary’s
weekly letter No*15(A)-M, dated tue 23ra January 1939.
I Jmve the honour to be,
Sir,
Your most obedrent servant,
Sd/- G.K.S.Sarma

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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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