Coll 29/6 'Mohammerah and Khorramshahr: vice consulate and consulate appointments' [31r] (63/470)
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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the 13th June 1 *46•
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MVt6 doteo the 3rd June 1G46 9
2* with regard to the coordination of the Fere ion Coast
oonsulatee 1 an very much attracted by the sug cation »ade by
Le rtougetel in his telegram iio* ?81 of the 6th of dune* The
oontinuonoe of the post of ConsuiUGeneral at Pismire in addition
to having the advantages aentionsd in he Hougetel's telegraa
sill mtak* it easier to preserve a unity of action in the Gulf*
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. and the ConeuJUOeneral aili be able both
through oorreepondenoe and personal meetings to ensura tiiat
uniform policy Is so fsr as is posaibls foliosod tisro igao
Gulf In matters which affsot it as a eliols such as lighting and
buoying and the suppress ion of piracy, the elave traffic err gun*
running. If there ie no officer of adequate status at Bushlre
to coordinate the iereian Coast Consulates the iolitioal
Resident sill presumably hays to correspond with Tehran about
matters of the nature described above, which will inevitably
entail considerable delay and may result in a is understandings*
1 would add in passing that 1 welcome La Rougetel's suggestion
that the post should bs filled by Galloway in the first instance*
3* Le Rougetel has not stated whether he ie wllllMg to
resile from his predecessor's proposal regarding the suboxtiinatior
of the fchorrarathahr Consulate to the Ah was Cons u lute-General
if a Consul-General ie retained at Buehire, and it is difficult
to reply to India Of floe express Letter fto*-xt* 3719/46 dated
6th June 1946 until this point hae been olearea end until a
J *3 • 1 * , C*I*4*, 1 » • • ,
Secretary to the Government of India
in the External if airs Department,
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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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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 (used for referencing) commences at the front cover with 1, and terminates at the last folio with 233; 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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