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Coll 29/6 'Mohammerah and Khorramshahr: vice consulate and consulate appointments' [‎59r] (120/470)

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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EXT. 1565 A 6
Draft Paper.
Department.
Cr»*-A-r ~
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Hugh Weightman, Esq,, C.I.E.
2 9 MAR 1946
You wrote to me in your d.o.letter
of 26th February* D.1756-lvffi/4£ about
correspondence which has passed between
Bullard, Baxter.and Prior about relations
between Bushire and Khorramshahr#
^Prior*s d.o,telegram to you, repeated to
me, No.NR.42 of 2nd March is also relevant^
I feel sure that it will be
SoIaJm
unprofitable to pursue the matter^dn the
of the correspondence of 1926 ,
The Foreign Office will certainly argue, as
Bullard wrote in his letter to Baxter of
IkoJr
29th October/"a good deal of water has
flowed under the Persian bridge^ since
1926 ” and that the time has come to settle
r
matters on a realistic, iiftthe*
frinftfiii ti iin<4 basis.
/ *
There is no doubt thai^changes are
in the wind^and that we must be prepared for
a determined Foreign Office drive to remove
most of the Indian influence and control over
consular policy in South Persia^ if not in
the East Persian Consulates. The
direction^"*^««e^that their attack may
develop is a proposal that/separate
Indian Consulates should be established^
subordinate to the British Consular
^osts,but staffed entirely from the Indian
Political Service and paid for wholly from
Indian Revenues. These posts would
/have
(10337) Wt.U054/K164 10,000 5/39 A.& E.W.Ltd. Gp.685
(11704) \Vt.20696/P.282 10,000 9/39

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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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