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File 1093/1915 Pt 1 ‘Persian Gulf:- H.M. Consul at Mohammerah’ [‎50r] (93/142)

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The record is made up of 1 item (70 folios). It was created in 23 Jan 1915-9 Dec 1926. 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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P& O.S.N.Co.
S. S. Kaidar-i-Hind.
l£th March, 1915<
Sir,
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I have the honour^ irvr aohnowledge the receipt oj
year letter No. P.619/15, dated 11th March 1915 3 and
to report that in accordance ivith the instructions tnere
in contained, I left London in this steamer on the
13th March to take up my a jpointment at Mohammerah.
With reference to tne decision communicated to me
tnat my passage to India will not be at public ex cense,
I would respectfally submit the f(flowing explanations
and remarks:
Tne leave originally grantee me was for six weeks only
from the 6th June, at the conclusion of which I was to
oroceed to Kashgar. For the expenses of this journey,
I was to receive Travelling allowa nee , computed from
tne Malakand, my last station', wnile in order inat my
arrival at Kasngar should coincide with the commencement
of Sir leorge macartneys leave, my joining time was
extended to the 20th September.
Owing to the outbreak of war, my appointment to
Kashgar was cancelled. My post at the kalakand had in
the meantime been filled up, and the six weeks leave

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Correspondence exchanged chiefly amongst 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. officials concerning the appointment of staff at the British Consulate at Mohammerah [Khorramshahr] in Mesopotamia [Iraq]. Papers dated 1915 concern the immediate appointment to the post of Consul at Mohammerah of Lieutenant-Colonel Roger Lloyd Kennion; Kennion’s transfer from the War Office to the Indian Political Department; and arrangements for Kennion’s free passage to Mohammerah. Subsequent correspondence concerns: the appointment of Assistant Surgeon C H Lincoln as Acting Consul at Mohammerah in 1916; the temporary appointment of Everard Huddleston Gastrell as Consul in 1922; the temporary replacement of Lincoln as Vice Consul by John Wilson Woodsell in 1926.

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File 1093/1915 Pt 1 ‘Persian Gulf:- H.M. Consul at Mohammerah’ [‎50r] (93/142), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/10/547/1, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100058781644.0x000069> [accessed 13 November 2019]

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