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Coll 29/36 'Kerman: consulate buildings' [‎89r] (179/216)

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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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Copy of a letter rfc.2186. dated Bushire, the 31st
October 1925 , from the Hon' Die the Political aesident in
the Persian nulf, to the aorelfpi Secretary to ttie uovex*n-
ment of India in the foreign and Political Bepartmelit,
■ nil FUT MM witi.
iiapuynient of loun granted to Liardar ftasrat.
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with reference to correspondence ending with ^oreigi
and Political Depart jent noBmorandan No.770(2)-M, dated the
25 th August 1924 , I have the honour to forward a copy of
No. 89 / 842 , dated the 26th September 1925.| the marginally noted
letter from His Majesty*s Consul, Kerman, regarding the
re parent of the loan of romans 14,000 granted by the
oovernment Of India to Sardar Nasrat.
2. Mr. Lav/ has fully explained the circumstances of the
case and I am of the opinion that the arrangement proposed
by him is the best in the circumstances. I therefore
reconrrBnd it for the favourable consideration and sanction
of the uoveminent of India.
Letter No.'lQ| f/|
Dated £1 0EC 1925
Received -- -AN *926
NO. 89/842 of 1925 .
His aritannic Majesty*s Consulate,
Kennan, the 26 th Septenfcer l%- 5 «
The Political Kesident in die Persian oulf,
19 whim 1926
He payment of loan of Tunans 14»000 to Sardai’ Nasrat.
Heference correspondence enaing with your office
endorsement N 0 .II 9 /I 927 , dated the 10 /llth Septoinber I 924 J
As payment of a further instalment by Bardar rwsret
fell due on die afternoon of the JJth July 1925 I addressed

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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)

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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