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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' [‎124r] (250/1171)

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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CYPHER TELEGRAM
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To secretary of State for India,
Repeated to Government of India ■
Dated Tehran, 17.00 hours* 26th August, 1943.
Received 22.30 hours, 26th. August, 1943.
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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. telegram 7134 April 9tho Shargah Air
agreement has been renewed for a further period of five years.
Papers by mail.
f» t t 'Sn. rone wing (? agreement) Sheikh has represented to
(7 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. ) in strongesi terms our- failure to implement our
undertaking linked with agreement that mail steamers will call at
Shargah.
In R-'-eide ntf's teieKraii 623 Febru ary 16th (not repeated
o e c re t ary o f St at c) a raonthxy crJUL W%£ SU^e s t ed. Po siti on is that
tor Last eleven months^, except :’or vessels which have called at
Sha *gah with cereals provided by Middle East Supply Centre and
Governrrien t,- oi India ? no commerc: a.t cargo l?as been di b charged at
Both 6h.eikh and eidentoAgent affirm that shipping
company-s agents at -Bombay and larachr refuse to accept cargo for
jyh&vgah and insist on its being consigned to Dibai.
I_r -gard the implemoming of our pledge as of great
importance i appreciate shipping difficulties but am unable to see
why s ugarners cannot call at Shargah when they do at Pibai and request
tnat steps may be taken to ensure (a) a monthly call at Shaigah or if
' ls impracticable one Call f t Shargah for every two at Dibai ,and
^b v i ss'ue Lustruc t: one in unanlbjg'uous terms to steamship agents at
Borneaj/ and Karachi to accept. QPlymercral cargo consigned to Shargah.

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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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