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File 2908/1907 Pt 3 ‘Persian Gulf:- Quarantine; German complaint’ [‎106r] (211/250)

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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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(L.S.)
A. LEG HAIT.
(US.)
GABRIEL DE PIZA.
(L.S.)
HENRY WHITE.
(L.S.)
S. PICHON.
(L.S.)
G. TORNIELLI.
(L.S.)
YANNERUS.
(L.S.)
BRUNET.
(T,S.)
A. DE STUERS.
(L.S.)
M. SAMAD.
(L.S.)
GR. G. GHIKA.
(L.S.)
NELIDOW.
(L-S.)
LARDY.
(Translation.)
Proces-verbal of Deposit of Ratifications of the Inter
national Sanitary Convention signed at Paris, De
cember 3, 1903.
In accordance with Article 184 of the International Sanitary
Convention of December 3, 1903, the Undersigned, Representa
tives of the co-signatory Powers, viz.H.E. Sir Francis Bertie,
Ambassador of His Britannnic Majesty ; H.S.H. Prince de
Radolin, German Ambassador : H.E. Count de Khevenhiiller-
Metsch, Ambassador of Austria-Hungary; Mons. Leghait, Minister
of Belgium; Mons. de Piza, Minister of Brazil; H.E. Mr. White,
Ambassador of the United States of America ; H.E. Mons. Pichon,
Minister for Foreign Affairs of the French Republic ; H.E. Count
Tornielli, Ambassador of Italy; Mons.Yannerus, Charge d’Affaires
of Luxemburg: Mons. Brunet, Consul of Montenegro at Pans ;
Mons. le Chevalier de Stuers, Minister of the Netherlands ; Samad
Khan, Minister of Persia; Mons. Ghika, Minister of Roumania ;
H.E. Mons. de Nelidow, Ambassador ofiRussia; and Mons. Lardy,
Minister of Switzerland, have met together at the Ministry for
Foreign Affairs at Paris in order to deposit in the hands ot the
Government of the French Republic the ratifications of the High
Contracting Parties.
The Undersigned take note that—
I. The Governments of Greece and Servia having notified by
two communications addressed to the Legations of the liench
Republic at Athens and Belgrade on May 16 and July 14, 1904,
that they do not accede to the said Convention, it is understood that

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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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