Coll 29/36 'Kerman: consulate buildings' [74r] (149/216)
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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With reference to your letter No.P.3781/26
of 19th November last relative to the purchase of the
consular building at Kerman and the reconstruction of the
hosnital attached to His Majesty’s Consulate General
at Meshed, I am directed by Secretary Sir Austen
Chamberlain to request you to inform the Secretary of
State for India in Council that the matter was referred
to the Lords Commissioners of His Majesty’s Treasury,
who have now expressed concurrence in the proposed
arrangement whereby no charge will be raised against
Imperial Revenues in respect of the pronosed capital
expenditure pending the further consideration of the
general question of the revision of the incidence of
diplomatic and consular expenditure in Persia. Their
Lordships have noted that the Government of India
reserve the right to claim the contribution from
Imperial Revenues of a moiety or such other share as
may be in accordance with the final decision on the
I am, etc.,
(Sd.) Ernest Eyre.
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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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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