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File 200/1928 Pt 8 'Anglo-Persian Negotiations' [‎200r] (404/1096)

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The record is made up of 1 volume (543 folios). It was created in 30 May 1932-23 Oct 1933. It was written in English and French. 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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and n.M.G. would in any case feel
unable to increase their offers as
direct result of additional pressure
applied by Persia by means of demand
for evacuation of HenJam* Nevertheless
Teymourtache 1 s untirpes^d reference,
reported in your telegram No.181, to
importance of war debt, if he were
also ready to agree to Hesidency
remaining at Bushire, may afford
possibility-of following new proposal
which, while not involving offer of
new concession to Persia as direct
result of Persian pressure, might
give 'i'eymourtache further face-saving
quid pro quo to which he seems to
attach so much importance.
*7 8 . If there are good grounds
/ T
for believing Teymourtache to be
ready to agree to Residency A diplomatic office of the British Government established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. remaining
at Bushire, and if he requests
remission of entire war debt on the
lines indicated in para .1 of yop"
telegram No. 182, you that
H.M.G. should in return for retention
of Hesidency, and as part of a general
treaty settlement make the furtle r
concession of the remission of the
whole of war and post-war debt
(including last £510,000 remission of
which has not yet been offered to

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This volume contains correspondence regarding wide-ranging negotiations that took place between the Persian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the British Legation in Tehran, the aim of which was the agreement of a bilateral treaty between the British and Persian [Iranian] governments in order to resolve a number of outstanding issues including the status of Henjam [Hengam] Island and Bahrain.

The majority of the correspondence in the volume is internal correspondence between British officials, but it also contains a limited amount of correspondence in French that was exchanged between British and Persian Government officials.

In addition to this correspondence, the volume contains the following documents:

The volume includes a divider which gives the subject number, the year the subject file was opened, the subject heading, and a list of correspondence references by year. This is placed at the back of the correspondence.

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1 volume (543 folios)

The subject 200 (Anglo-Persian Treaty Negotiations) consists of eight volumes, IOR/L/PS/10/1250-1257. The volumes are divided into ten parts, with parts 1 and 2 comprising one volume, parts 3, 4 and 5 comprising one volume each, parts 6 and 7 comprising the fifth volume, and parts 8, 9 and 10 comprising one volume each.

The papers are arranged in approximate chronological order from the rear to the front of the volume.

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Foliation: the foliation sequence (used for referencing) commences at the inside front cover with 1, and terminates at the inside back cover with 545; these numbers are written in pencil, are circled, and are located in the top right corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. side of each folio.

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