Coll 29/11 'Tehran Legation: pay of munshis and menial staff; office accommodation' [29r] (57/525)
The record is made up of 1 file (261 folios). It was created in 16 Sep 1926-13 Jun 1947. 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 Under Secretary of State,
19 MAR 1942
I am directed by the Secretary of State for India to
refer to Foreign Office letters of the 27th and 28th
February, hos. X1386/1-5/503 and X1335/145/5G3 -
on the subject of -w-H^increuses in the emoluments of the
staff at H.1-. Legation, Teiiran.
2. I am to inform you that in view of the decision
referred to in iiiorre;.’jm.im t or*oo yoerftT’v t; l 1 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.
letter Lo.F.10248/42 of 21st February regarding the
sing for the duration of the war of the limit within
faich either H.m.G. or the Government of India may sanction
expenditure on diplomatic and consular services in Persia
and 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. , without prior consultation with each
otherj mr. Amery considers ^ nnmn ij cutv.in/thG
agreement of the Government of India/to the acceptance of a
moiety of the additional expenditure specified in Foreign
Office letters under reference. ^
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The file concerns the personnel employed at the British Legation at Tehran.
The file covers: increase of staff and related expenditure in 1928, accommodation, list of staff at the legation, installation of telephone systems, proposal to grant cost of living bonus to munshis and menial staff, employment of a third munshi A secretary or political assistant working in the British administration in the Gulf, often also providing linguistic interpretation. in 1933, proposal to appoint two additional Vice Consuls in 1934, pay rises, and requests for financial contributions from Government of India. There are also later documents, from 1945, regarding the employment of Indian Orderlies at the Legation.
The file is composed solely of internal correspondence between the Foreign Office, 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 Secretary of State for India, the British Legation at Tehran, and the Treasury.
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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 for this description commences at the inside front cover with 1, and terminates at the last folio with 262; 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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