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Coll 29/36 'Kerman: consulate buildings' [‎100r] (201/216)

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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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Conv of * letter > T o.PP/40« dated 27/??9th June
f^or* Tjieut-Oolonel T i# p,F # Haworth, I.A., H.B.H.'e Consul
r nr . Tr^rTran ^er6f*n Baluchistan, KerTnan to the Secretary
to t*e Hon*ble Political BesMert In the Arslan Gulf,Bushlre.
hoar "f 14O00 Turars to Bardar Nuaret C*B.E.
laase of the Kerrar Consulate*
v.^-rerer'ce to the corre8T>endence ending with your telegram
ro.41B da ted the 4th "ay 19P3, I have the honour to forward
>^ r<9W *th two conies of tv»e agreement which has beer cor^e to,
with Harder* wueT*et of C.B.E.,the landlord of this Consulate •
o. You will observe that I have altered previous documents
*rd v,«ye secured the loan not only aInst this Consulate
but fl<winst the ’"hole r^ore^ty cf the Sardar Nusret. I have
*iso oht^red the counter slpnnntur a of his mother-in-law
Pali Pibi, Mb sor vlr^t-es-Saltaneh. My object In doing
tM B 4 fl to "void any possible cuestlon rewarding ownership of
the M*oe, thouwb the nolnt is unlikely to arise*
o r - e0 Birt of this loan of Tb* 14000, Sardar Husret repaid
Ts.loofi helr'r the unnald balance of the last loan of Ts*4000.
4. T^e r>ew lease c"me Into t»orce from t^e dth May 1923.

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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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