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File 2908/1907 Pt 3 ‘Persian Gulf:- Quarantine; German complaint’ [‎95r] (189/250)

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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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Art. 124. The bill of health given at the port of departure
must not be changed during the voyage.
It shall be countersigned at each port of call by the sanitary
authority, who shall enter—
(1.) The number of passengers disembarked or embarked at the
port;
(2.) Anything that has happened at sea affecting the life or
health of the persons embarked ;
(3.) The health conditions of the port of call.
Section IY .—Measures on arrival of Pilgrims in the Red Sea.
A. Sanitary control of ships from an infected port, going from the
south to the Hedjaz with Mohammedan pilgrims.
Art. 125. Pilgrim-ships from the south, bound for the Hedjaz,
must, in the first instance, put in at the Kamaran sanitary station,
and shall be dealt with as provided by Articles 126-128.
Art. 126. Ships found, on medical inspection, to be healthy
shall be given free pratique on completion of the following
procedure :—
The pilgrims shall be disembarked ; they shall take a shower
bath or bathe in the sea; their soiled linen and any portion of
their personal effects or their baggage, open, in the opinion of the
sanitary authority, to suspicion, shall be disinfected. The duration
of these operations, including disembarkation and embarkation,
must not exceed forty-eight hours.
If no recognized or suspected case of plague or of cholera be
discovered during these operations, the pilgrims shall immediately
be re-embarked and the ship shall proceed to the Hedjaz.
In the case of plague, the provisions of Ai tides 23 and 24
regarding rats shall Ripply in the event of there being any of these
vermin on board.
Art. 127. Suspected ships, which have had cases of plague or of
cholera on board at the time of departure, but no fresh case of
plague or of cholera within seven days, shall be dealt with as
follows:—
The pilgrims shall be disembarked; they s all take a shower
bath or bathe in the sea; their soiled linen and any portion of
their personal effects or their baggage, open, in the opinion of the
sanitary authority, to suspicion, shall be disinfected.
In time of cholera, the bilge-water shall be pumped out.
The parts of the ship occupied by the sick shall be disinfected.
The duration of these operations, including disembarkation and
embarkation, must not exceed forty-eighty hours.
If no case or suspected case of plague nr of cholera be

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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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