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Coll 29/36 'Kerman: consulate buildings' [‎70r] (141/216)

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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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was first occupied in 1904 that the rent, which has remained
unchanged throughout, is ridiculously low. There is no doubt
that the normal rent at any time during the last ten, if not
the last fifteen years would have been at least double what we
have been paying. It was only by keeping the landlord
continually under a financial- obligation to Government that it
was possible to obtain such a low rental in the first instance
and to avoid any subsequent increase, .biow that this financial
obligation is to be liquidated I venture to submit that it
would be proper to forego the outstanding interest in view of
the exceptionally favourable terms of rent that Government
«
have been enjoying for so many years.
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7. I enclose a draft sale deed for the approval of the
Government of India,
8, how that matters have reached this stage it appears to
be desirable to conclude a final settlement as early as
possible. I am therefore.forwarding a copy of this letter and
enclosure to the Government of India in the hope that it may
be possible for 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. 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. to obtain the orders of Government by telegram.
A copy of this letter with its enclosure is also being
forwarded to His Majesty’s Minister, Tehran, for information.
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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