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Coll 35/2 'Persia and Persian Gulf: steamer arrangements in the Persian Gulf; including arrangements for the carriage and delivery of consular and diplomatic mails to posts in Persia' [‎5r] (10/1171)

The record is made up of 1 file (579 folios). It was created in 28 Aug 1930-13 Feb 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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Kavigation Compary’a aarvioe to Muscat,
<i. This has 'bean tsjmn up with tiie Costpahy '-vho have replied
as follows:-
11 As to the question of frequency of calls, a new
itinerary has recently been prepared on which, what is
tended subsidiary raail ateeners, have been warning since
the middle of Januaxy. ineae itineraries allow for raore
regular calls at both Muscat and dvradur tnan nave been foini
possible ‘during tlie last few iaonths«
*Tho three stoaaers operating tliis subsidiary mail
service are intended to ia&intain fortnightly sailings
frow horabay end will each call at ; uscat and (iwadur inwards,
whilst alternate vessels will taiie in Gwadur cm outward
voyages* In fact, tula aeana that use at will have a
repnilar fortnightly service to and from India in one
direction and Basra and Bahrein amongst other porta in
the other.' Kuso.it will be able to despatch mails to
Gwadur once a fortnight and receive them direct once in
four weeks**
3« ^e siu»uld be glad to know in due course whother this
service is satisfactory.
F. A. K. HARRISON
Lieutenant-colonel dir K.
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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. Kesidenoy,
BaiU’cln.
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The file concerns the dispatch of consular and diplomatic mails by steamer and air mail service to and from 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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The file is composed of correspondence between: the British Legation at Tehran; the British Embassy at Baghdad; 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 British Consuls at Meshed [Mashhad], Sistan and Kain, Kerman, Birjand; the Government of India; the Persian Legation in London; the Secretary of State for the Colonies; the Secretary of State for India; 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 General Post Office, London; the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Government of Persia; the Postmaster-General at Bombay; 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; 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 Bahrain; the Air Ministry; the Ministry of War Transport; and British India Steam Navigation Company.

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1 file (579 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 580; 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 35/2 'Persia and Persian Gulf: steamer arrangements in the Persian Gulf; including arrangements for the carriage and delivery of consular and diplomatic mails to posts in Persia' [‎5r] (10/1171), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/12/4101, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100060649676.0x00000d> [accessed 23 October 2019]

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