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Coll 29/73 'Ahwaz: grant of compensation to the Shaikh of Mohammerah on account of money he advanced towards the building of a consulate at Ahwaz' [‎42r] (85/331)

The record is made up of 1 file (164 folios). It was created in 3 Aug 1933-4 Sep 1936. 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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(K 2992/45a/2£>4)
D^.l/V229
Immediate.
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Hfk.Office of workB,
Storey*8 Gate,
Yieetminster, S.W.l.
5th karch, 1925.
Sir,
in reply to your letter with enclosures dated the
2nd instant (K 1502/452/224) regarding the proposed ex gratia
payment of 50,000 rupees .to the Sheikh of Mohammerah, I am
directed by the First Commissioner of His Majesty's works,
etc., to state, for the information of Secretary
Sir John Simon, that the Board concur in the terms of the
letter which it is now proposed to address to Minister
on the subject.
I am etc.,
(Signed) W. LklTCE*
^he Under-Secretary of tate.
Foreign Office,
S • W • 1 •
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The file concerns the British Consulate site and buildings at Ahwaz, rented from the Shaikh of Mohammerah.

The file covers:

  • affairs of Shaikh of Mohammerah with the Persian Government, 1933
  • payment of compensation to Shaikh of Mohammerah for the loss of a sum of money advanced by him in 1924 for the construction of the new Ahwaz Consulate buildings, 1934
  • disposal of Consulate building materials at Ahwaz, 1933
  • death of Shaikh of Mohammerah, 1936
  • late Sheikh of Mohammerah's property in Kuwait, 1936.

The file is composed of correspondence between the Shaikh of Mohammerah, the British Legation at Tehran, 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 Treasury, the Office of Works, and the Political Agent A mid-ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Agency. at Kuwait.

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1 file (164 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 inside front cover with 1, and terminates at the last folio with 166; 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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Coll 29/73 'Ahwaz: grant of compensation to the Shaikh of Mohammerah on account of money he advanced towards the building of a consulate at Ahwaz' [‎42r] (85/331), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/12/3649, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100049396981.0x000056> [accessed 26 February 2020]

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