Coll 29/6 'Mohammerah and Khorramshahr: vice consulate and consulate appointments' [21r] (43/470)
The record is made up of 1 file (232 folios). It was created in 9 Apr 1931-4 Sep 1948. 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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J 1 I L L 3
PROM TEHRAN TO POkuIGN OFFICE
D. 5,00 p,m. 50th September 1946
Repeated to: Khorramshahr
Mr # Le Rougetel
No i 1576
29th September 1946 R.10.45 p.m. 30th September 1946
u u u u u
Reference my telegram No. 295 [sic].
Following for Howe.
My letters of August 21st and September 4th
(297/46/46 and 448/23/46). Have you been able to
persuade the Anglo Iranian Oil Company?
2. Now that the question of status is settled
(your telegram No. 1022 ) it is most undesirable that a
decision about'THeHouse should be further postponed*
If like Government of India the Ministry of Works are
unwilling to purchase at present they could ask the
Anglo Iranian Oil Company for a lease of Khazalieh
House for say 12 months until the question of purchase
is decided. In my opinion Willoughby’s objections
to the house that the Government of India were about
to purchase are well-founded. Alterations would take
two or three months and cost a considerable sum. It
is therefore unsuitable for leasing whereas Khazalieh
is suitable for immediate occupation (see my telegram
.No. 1585). I hope therefore that you will bring all
possible pressure to bear on the Directors to override
objections which local management will certainly raise.
[Copy sent to Mr. Howe].
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The file concerns appointments at the Vice-Consulate (later Consulate) at Mohammerah [Khorramshahr, Iran].
The file covers:
- emoluments of H G Jakins as Vice Consul of Mohammerah in 1932
- appointment of F C L Chauncy as Vice Consul of Mohammerah in 1932
- clerical posts at the Kuwait Political Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. and at the Vice-Consulate in Mohammerah
- Norwegian consular representation at Abadan
- appointment of Allen Lancelot Austin Dredge as Vice-Consul of Mohammerah in 1941
- proposed opening of a Consulate at Mohammerah and reducing of Ahwaz to a Vice-Consulate
- appointment of F C L Chauncy as Consul of Mohammerah in 1942
- appointment of R A McConaghey as Acting Consul of Mohammerah in 1943
- appointment of R H Cook as Acting Consul of Mohammerah in 1944
- relations between Political Residency A diplomatic office of the British Government established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. 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. , at Bushire, and Consulate at Khorramshahr
- appointment of V W D Willoughby as Consul of Mohammerah in 1948.
The file is composed of correspondence between 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 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. ; the Viceroy; the Secretary of State for India; the British Consulates at Ahwaz, and Mohammerah; British Petroleum; the Royal Norwegian Legation to London; the British Minister at Tehran.
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