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Coll 29/36 'Kerman: consulate buildings' [‎8r] (17/216)

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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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In any further comn
on this subject, please quote
In any further communication
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No. Y 1132/31/650
7916
not to any person by name
but to—
“ The Under-Secretary of State,"
V.
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Foreign Office.
S.W.l.
Foreign Office,
London, S.W.l.
25th November, 1938
Sir
I am directed by Viscount Halifax to state for the
information of the Marquess of Zetland that His Majesty’s
Minister at Tehran has requested that His Majesty* s Consul at
Kerman should be supplied v/ith.the following locks and padlocks
for official use:-
3 Yale type door locks, with 3 keys to each.
3 2 n Chubb padlocks en suite with 3 keys.
2 2” Chubb padlocks en suite with 3 keys.
2. These articles are needed to provide greater security
at the Consulate and arrangements have therefore been made for
the provision of the padlocks and keys from the Foreign Office
stock. It has, however, been necessary to obtain the door locks
from the Office of Works and that Department has been asked
to supply suitable locks to the Foreign Office for transmission
to Kerman.
Enclosure rTair mail letter 1 ^
No -/ff 4 a 32
FROM SECRETARY, POLITICAL AND1 our
SECRET DEPT. 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.
our obedient Servant
Sir,
The Under-Secretary of State
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. .

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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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