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Coll 29/36 'Kerman: consulate buildings' [‎48r] (97/216)

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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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be affixed to the deed, as an additional precaution, though
this is not strictly necessary. In any case, there is an
indemnity clause, as in paragraph four of the draft deed
previously sent.
6 . I have the honour to enquire whether, on completion
of the draft deed in conformity with the above, I may proceed -
to have the deed itself completed and signed without further
reference to you. A separate document will also be executed
terminating the loan transactions.
7 . I have also the honour to enquire whether the telegram
from foreign quoted in telegram 579 dated 5th May, is suffi
cient authority for the disbursement of the sum mentioned less
the amount of loan outstanding. If so, will you kindly let
me know the number and date of the telegram so that I may quote
them in the disbursement order. If not, will you kindly request
the Hon'ble 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. to move the Government of xna
India to pass the requisite order and supply me with a copy.
I have no funds from which I can meet the amount in my
budget, and I have the honour to request that the necessary
provision may be made.
8 . A copy of this letter and of the telegrams noted
(1) Telegram No.630 dated 17th May 1928 from the )
Hon*ble 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. ,to H.M*s Consul, )in the
Kerman; )
(2) Telegram No.18 dated 10th May from H.M’s Consul, )
Kerman, to the Hon'ble 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. )margin has
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. , Bushire. }
been sent to the Foreign and Political Department of the
Government of India under cover of a letter No. 467, dated
2nd June 1928.
I have etc.,
Sd. J.H. Davies,
His Majesty's Consul,Kerman.

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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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