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File 2908/1907 Pt 3 ‘Persian Gulf:- Quarantine; German complaint’ [‎91r] (181/250)

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The record is made up of 1 item (125 folios). It was created in 26 Feb 1903-1 Dec 1908. 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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, ^ is Z 0 clearly understood that a ship which continues
healthy after five days, reckoned from her date of departure from
the last port infected by plague or cholera at which she has
touched shall be granted free pratique at 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. ports
piovided she is ascertained to be healthy on arrival.
Art. 80. In so far as the classification of ships and the measures
they are to undergo are concerned, Articles 20 to 28 of this Con
vention apply 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. , subject to the three followiim
modifications:— , &
(!•) 9b serva ti° n > for the same period, shall always be substituted
tor surveillance of passengers and crew.
(2.) Healthy ships cannot be granted free pratique unless they
have completed five full days since leaving the last infected port
at which they have touched.
(b.) In the case of suspected ships, the period of five days’
observation of passengers and crew shall be reckoned from the
time at which there ceased to be a case of plague or of cholera on
board.
Section VII .—Persian Gulf Sanitary Stations.
. 81. Sanitary stations must be provided, under the direc
tion and at the expense of the Constantinople Board of Health—
one at the Island of Ormuz, the other at a spot to be selected in
the neighbourhood of Bussorah.
At the Ormuz sanitary station there shall be at least two
doctors, sanitary officers, sanitary guards, and a complete plant for
disinfection and for destruction of rats. A small hospital shall be
erected.
At the station near Bussorah there shall be provided a large
lazaret with a staff of several doctors, and buildings and plant for
the disinfection of goods.
Art. 82. The Constantinople Superior Board of Health, which
has the control of the Bussorah sanitary station, shall have the
same power as regards the Ormuz station.
Pending the construction of the Ormuz sanitary station, a
sanitary post shall be provided there by the Constantinople
Superior Board of Health.
Chapter II.
Arrivals by Land.
Section 1 .—General Provisions.
Art. 83. The measures taken in respect of arrivals by land
from districts infected with plague or with cholera must be in

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The item consists of part three of the subject file 2908/1907 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. : Quarantine. This part broadly covers two topics: the proceedings of the International Sanitary Conference at Paris (1903) and complaints made by German consular staff at Bushire against the conduct of Captain Thomas Beauchamp Williams whilst undertaking his duties as Chief Quarantine Officer 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. .

Correspondence outlining the details of three quarantine incidents has been included:

Complaints against Captain Williams over his conduct during the latter two incidents were lodged by Count Quadt, German Minister at Tehran, at the Tehran Sanitary Council: see folios 4-6 for related papers. A copy – in French – of a report of the proceedings of the fifty-third session of the Tehran Sanitary Council can be found on folios 11-14.

A copy – in French with English translation – of the International Sanitary Convention, signed at Paris 3 December 1903, can be found on folios 43-108. For supplementary correspondence outlining the proceedings of the British delegation at the Conference, see folios 109-125.

The main correspondents are as follows: HM Minister at Tehran (Sir Cecil Arthur Spring Rice), HM Chargé d'affaires at Tehran (Charles Murray Marling), 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. (Major Percy Zachariah Cox), the Chief Quarantine Officer 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 German Consul at Bushire (Dr Franz Listermann), officials of the Foreign Office, and officials of 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. .

No papers have been filed for the years 1905-1906.

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The papers are arranged in chronological order from the rear (folio 125) to the front of the part (folio 1).

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