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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' [‎122r] (246/1171)

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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DRAFT LETTER
The Under Secretary of State,
Air Ivlinistry,
Department of Civil Aviation,
Julian Road.
Bristol, 9.
sir ’ SfP
With reference to your letter
RS.1366/C.0.I.,S.41A76/II/C.0.I. of March, 1943,
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regarding the renewal of the Sharjah and Pi nanj.
Air Agreements, I am directed to inform you that
it has now been reported from 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. that these Agreements have
been renewed for a further period of five years.
In connection with the Sharjah Air Agreement
the Sheikh has raised the question of dfe awv IT
undertaking ^regarding calls by the mail steamer
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at Sharjah. I enclose for the information of the
Secretary of State for Air a copy of a telegram
from the Political. Resident regarding this point
and of a letter to the Ministry of War Transport
proposing that the Government of India should be
asked to take action in the matter.
A copy of this letter and enclosures has
been sent to the Foreigii Office.
S
(3gd.) R. PEEL

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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' [‎122r] (246/1171), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/12/4101, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100060649678.0x000031> [accessed 9 December 2019]

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