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File 4535/1928 Pt 13 ‘Persian Gulf: Bushire: Residency Flagstaff.’ [‎41v] (76/94)

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The record is made up of 1 item (44 folios). It was created in 25 Mar 1929-23 Dec 1929. 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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4 On the other hand, according to 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. Pilot, the flagstaff its beacons is
‘’close to” the town Residency A diplomatic office of the British Government established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. at Bushireh If the
flagstaff stands only a few yards outside the Residency A diplomatic office of the British Government established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India.
grounds it might be possible, therefore, to meet the
Persian objection by removing it within those grounds,
making the necessary alterations in the sailing
directions, charts, etc. The temporary degree of error
might be so small as to justify our risking TGT
The two courses open to us, then, seem to be -
(a) to remove the flagstaff within the Residency A diplomatic office of the British Government established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India.
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ground s; <
(b) to instruct Sir Robert Clive to inform the
Minister of Court that, in deference to his
representations, we were prepared to remove our flag
within the Residency A diplomatic office of the British Government established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. grounds (or on to the roof);
that the present flagstaff was, however, an important
landmark, and that its removal would cause considerable
inconvenience to shipping; that in these circumstances
he would agree that it was undesirable to remove it
altogether; that we therefore suggest that the beacon
and staff should be handed over to the Persian
authorities, but that, as he would appreciate that it
would be embarrassing from our point of view if,
immediately on the lowering of the British flag, the
Persian flag were ran up, such transfer would be on the
understanding that he would instruct the local
authorities that the Persian flag was not to be flown
on it.
• £ The objection to (a) is that any move, however
small, will throw out shipping and will necessitate
alteration of the Admiralty shipping instructions, etc.
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The town Residency A diplomatic office of the British Government established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India.
is a large building
at the south-west
comer lof Bushir8 )
with a flagstaff
close to it, and is
now used for office
purposes, the
Resident living at
the Residency A diplomatic office of the British Government established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. half
a mile southward
of Imamzada. "
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This part contains papers relating to the question of the removal of the flagstaff of the British 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. at Bushire from outside the Residency A diplomatic office of the British Government established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. grounds, due to the objection of the Persian [Iranian] Government that the flagstaff was in Persian territory (this was being discussed in the context of the treaty negotiations taking place between the United Kingdom and Persia).

The papers mostly consist of correspondence and 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. Political Department minute papers.

The correspondents are as follows: 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 Foreign Office; 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. ; the Government of India Foreign and Political Department; and HM Minister, Tehran (Robert Henry Clive).

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