Coll 29/6 'Mohammerah and Khorramshahr: vice consulate and consulate appointments' [39r] (79/470)
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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British &nb& 8 uy y
10th May, 1946 .
I have considered the proposal, contained In
your teleg ram Ko.^ q! the 14th April, to leave unfilled,
after the departure of Captain P. Keexan, the post of
His Majesty’s Vice-Consulate at Khorra/nehahr 5 and I have
reached the conclusion, after consultation with His
Majesty’s Consul-General at Buahire and His Majesty's
Consul at Khorramshahr, that the consular work at
Khorramshahr has sufficiently diminished to warrant the
abolition, at least for the time being, of the vice-consul’s
2 , In recommending this measure, however, I have
the honour to propose the immediate creation of a post of
Confidential nssistant at Hia Majesty’s Consulate, as is
suggested in Lieut,-Colonel hay’s D.O. letter ko. jG/ 94f
oi the iLth March, 1942, addressed to Sir deader Bullard
and copied to dir Olaf Caroe; the holuer of this office
to be a European or Anglo-Indian drawing a salary similar
to the salary of the Assistant at Kerman, with 1LO rupees
a month in addition as Gulf Allowance,
3, Should the Goverrenent of India and His Majesty’s
Government concur in the creation oi such a post* 1
understand that His Majesty’s Consul-General could find
a suitable incumbent,
4, X am sending copies of this uespatch to His
Majesty’s Conaul-Gerieral at Bus h ire and, together with a
copy of the letter to which I have referred above, to the
I have the honour to be,
Your Lordship’s most obedient
3gd/- d. K, LS HCOTCTEU
The Governor-Gonerel of India
External nffalrs 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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