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File 2908/1907 Pt 3 ‘Persian Gulf:- Quarantine; German complaint’ [‎100v] (200/250)

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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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captain is entitled to add comments m wntmg. ^ cert ^ }
of this statement shall be sent, at the port of call or of arrival J
thp Consular authority of the country under whose flag the s “ P
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authority. The fine shall not
Constantinople Superior Board of Heaith unt _ „ hall bave
Commission, described in the Article next following, shall ha
given judgment as to whether such fine be valid. fnrward ed
Another certified copy of the statement must be forwarded
bv the convicting sanitary authority to the 1 reside
Constantinople Board of Health, who shall bring the document
the notice of the Consular Commission. . » ^
The nature of the infringement and the deposit of the fine
shall be noted upon the bill of health by the samta y
Consular authority.
Art 174. A Consular Commission shall be established a
Constantinople to decide between contradictory statements niade
by sanitary agents and incriminated captains. It sh
anpointed yearly by the Consular authorities. , .
Administration may be represented by a person dl f ha ^ => ed
duties of public prosecutor. The Consul of the country
.shall always be invited to attend ; he shall be entitled to vote.
Art. 175. The cost of providing, v^ithin the jurisdiction °
Constantinople Superior Board of Health the sanitary P os s ’ .
permanent and temporary, prescribed by this Convention, < >
in so far as construction of buildings is concerned, debited to tne
Turkish Government. The Constantinople Supenoi
Health is authorized, if necessary and in case of emergency,
advance from the reserve fund the necessary money, wnc - ’
upon demand, be furnished by the “ Mixed Commission en
with the revision of sanitary charges.” In this event,
must see to the construction of these establishments.
The Constantinople Superior Board of Health
without delay, the sanitary stations of Hanikm and Aizil--Lnz ,
near Bayazid, on the Turko-Persian and Turko-Bussian frontie ,
out of the moneys now placed at its disposal. . r f i 0 caid
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Board, from the measures prescribed by this Convention, s a
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stantinople Superior Board of Health, as agreed upon 3
Government and the Powers represented on the Boai .
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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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