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Coll 29/6 'Mohammerah and Khorramshahr: vice consulate and consulate appointments' [‎36r] (73/470)

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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. till yoo plaass rafsr to Donaldson's letter
o. a»t,32 96/4 6 of the 15th Vmj about the Consular post at
KnorrSshafir? I think that instead of oonsidering i horramshahr in
isolation ee had better turn our nindB to the future of all the ooaat
Jpusulates on the Persian shore of the Culf. The old unit; of direc
tion which the cotrioined poet of Bushire eas able to provide has now
been destroyed and ee have the further consideration that
constitutional chanties in India eill inevitably lead to the severance
of the United Kingdom - India partnership in the posts on both sides
oi the Gulf. It is possible, and indeed likely, that this severanoe
may coos about even during, the life-time of tne Interim Government in
India, and ehat ee stmll have to consider is the requiremente of India
in the say ot separate Consular representation,on bote shore*. Nor
could there bo any question of subordination of the Indian Consulates
to the British posts that remain, as is suggested in para.3 of
Donaldson's le tter No.fext.1565/45 oi the 29te Uaroh. Pending the
separation, Tio sever, it uaght be possible for teo oo-ordination of
the Persian coast Consulates, which the Consulate General at Bus hire
has hithsrto provided to be exeroiaed in some way by the Indian
Additional Counsellor in Tehran - thou# frankly I an very doubtful
whether thia will amount to muoh, eavo that he will at least ensure
that the Governmant of India are mads awars promptly of any events
or jpOTsibxlltl^direo tl^a ttraoting their interest, e.g. affairs
2 » ,, , Je shall be grateful for your views on thee#
questions, though I realise that they will necessarily be based
in the main on previous end not present experience.
I am sending e oopy of this latter to Donaldson.
Yours sincerely.
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The file concerns appointments at the Vice-Consulate (later Consulate) at Mohammerah [Khorramshahr, Iran].

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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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1 file (232 folios)
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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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