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Coll 29/36 'Kerman: consulate buildings' [‎90r] (181/216)

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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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him on the subject (he being still in Tehran) and forwarded to
him a copy of the account up to that date v/hich stood as
Two instalments (first and second)
due on J)- 7-1925 Krans
Interest at_^% on the original loan of
krans I
from t0
70,000 (39000 each)
91 T 935 I 90
Repaid by aardai* Rusret last year
from rent account and credited to
jovenrent in this consulate September
I 924 account to the a.CJ.O.R
balance due from Sardar "
nusret on afternoon of
30 th duly 1925 * :
7 , 182-90
2. rrom this sum of Krans 84.753-43 ^ardar nusret has
since raid a further sun of Krans 9*8 U '° (fall amount of the
rent which became due to him for one year ending the 30 th
July 1929 ) thus leaving a balance of items 78.953-4^ which
are made 14 ) as follows
2 instalments Krans
balance of interest
Total Krans.
8.953- 4>
73.953- 40
3 . I now enclose nerewith a translation of a letter addressed
by bardar bus rat to ri.b.m’s iviinister, Tehran, and forwarded
to rrfi hv the latter, in v/hich the ^ardar pleads inability to
me in/taiiiients now due, and asks to oe allowed to pay
payback the loan within the last three years of the ten years
lease of building which conn®need on the 5 th ^9^3 promising
at tiie sarne time to pay the ordinary interest (of 7 P e r cent)
evarv vear. He fui*ther aitrees to pay the sun of lira ns
(balance of present interest account as shown above) during
the curr ent year, its there is no penalty clause in the
agreement which Ccin be enforced in case of default (vide copies
forwarded to you by Lt. ool. Haworth with his No. 29 / 40 ^. dated
27 /^th June 1923 ) there appear to be only two alternative
courses open to us; either ( 1 ) to foreclose the mortgage on "the
buildings which are security for this loan or ( 2 ) to make tad

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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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