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Coll 29/45(2) 'General reorganisation of consular posts' [‎80r] (159/290)

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The record is made up of 1 file (141 folios). It was created in 26 Jun 1941-28 Sep 1946. 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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in any case the comnunication
INv/ARD TELEGRAM
this document to any person outsieCerUOVU I'liiiien
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Allotted to External Department s
Repeated to Government of India, External Affairs
Departmento
IMMEDIATE *
298* Addressed to Secretary of State for India
repeated to Government of India* Demi-official®
Following for Peel from Prior repeated to Caroe*
Naval and Air Force requirements make it essential
that Rogers should take over at Bandar Ahbas earliest
possible and since Minister has agreed I am sending
him there immediately* I would however be grateful
if formal sanction for the re-opening of the post
could be expedited*
CYPHER T E L S G R AM
From
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.
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Secre.tary of State for India*
Dated
Risher* 14*40 hours, 25th January, 1943*
Received 15*30 hours, 25th January, 1943

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The file concerns appointments and creation of new posts at the British Consulates in Iran and 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 file contains:

  • proposals of Government of India for creation of new posts for the British Legation in Tehran and for the reopening of the British Vice-Consulate at Bandar Abbas, in 1941
  • creation of additional posts at the British Consulates at Kerman, Meshed, Ahwaz, and Khorramshahr, in 1941
  • reorganization of Consular posts in Persia, abolition of post of Vice-Consul at Kerman
  • security measures at Meshed
  • consular arrangements in East Persia; staff and revision of pay of Vice-Consuls at Meshed, Zahidan, and Zabul, in 1945
  • retention on permanent basis of the posts of Confidential Assistants at Meshed and Zahidan.

The file is composed of correspondence between the British Legation at Tehran, the 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. , 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 British Consulate at Kerman, the British Consulate at Zabul, the British Consulate for Khorashan, and the British Consulate at Meshed.

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1 file (141 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 inside back cover with 143; 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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