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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' [‎495r] (994/1171)

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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[This Document is the Property of His Britannic Maje sty^ Governm ent, and should be
returned to the Foreign Office if not required for official use.]
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No. 280.
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Sir H. Clive. (Terjran).
Cctober 28th. 1230.
D. 9.00.a.m. October 28th. 1930.
R. 12.45.p.m. October 28th. 1930.
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On the occasion of lunch given to me and staff of
the legation today by the Minister for Foreign Affairs
at which Minister of the Court and Cabinet were present,
Minister of the Court discussed treaty in a more reason
able tone. He was prepared to modify Henjam protocol
regarding use of wireless station. He was ready to admit
urgent visits of warships to Persian ports by notifica
tion to and agreement of local governor without recourse
to Tehran. He offered to lease Tamb and Bumusa for 50
years paying over to Sheikh whatever we paid for the
lease of Kenjam. Finally he begged me to represent to
you Persian point of view about satisfaction over Tamb
as & set-off for Persian amour propre to withdrawal of
claim to Bahrein and said he would gladly continue
negotiations by correspondence with me during my leave.
Regarding maintenance of status quo, he said obviously
Persian government could have no interest in upsetting
things while negotiations were proceeding.
General atmosphere v/as more satisfactory and
friendly than for some time past.
Full report by bag.
Addressed to Foreign Office No. 280; repeated to
Government of India No. 152, Bushire No. 129.
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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' [‎495r] (994/1171), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/12/4101, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100060649681.0x0000c5> [accessed 14 December 2019]

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