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File 1247/1912 Pt 2 'Anglo-Turkish Agreement. Acceptance by Sheikhs of Koweit and Mohammerah.' [‎17r] (29/166)

The record is made up of 82 folios. It was created in 11 Apr 1913-1 Oct 1913. 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 Documents collected in a private capacity. .


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(1U). tlio ciauoa providing for the eetebllahmont of uio-
torau Offloan In article a*
It v»a •;> I ten (l) with which the dlscunslon which fol
lowed wee B#inljr concerned, hut it will be nore convenient to
dispose of (11) and (111) flret.
9. Ao rornrdo the question of terBlnologf In (11), I woe
rot posltlvo off—hand what the ^rahlo word used In previous
®hgageciento with hln wee, but without pursuing *h&t point
It was explained to him that as the lurks hod egpreseily un-
dertaken not to interfere In the ouooeeelon. It seemed of
little consequence whether this particular Convention used the
word "euooeesor* or sons other cognate expression, as the
question was one will oh rested between himself and us alone,
without the Arable text It was difficult to say more on this
point than what I have recorded above{ but It la referred to
/ enclosures 9 and 4.| In the Oialkh's letter to me and mp re
ply* It will bo frtxid that In the thwalkh /^groeaent the word
"oone* (aolad) was not used as the Obaikh thought but the
iford "h«lro* (warasah), and that we managed to fence with the
vltio eoFroepor.doncs ending with foreign) dynastlo Issue then
hepartwent letter ho.l054-E,3., da- I
tedldth .arch 1900. | raised by the Shaikh.
i%r written reply to the latter (enclosure 4) leaves the ques-
tion in the earn# position as did the Shwalkh Agreenont, and I
«hall bo glad to know what further# if tmyVilngj*7iii§
Jovemuent would wiah mo to »ay to him. It might ha worth
whila # if Lhaikh ^obaralc himaalf wiahaa it, that wa should of-
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Shaikh Jabr - in hia lifa lira, this would probably oat hi#
mind at root coaaplataly as regard# hia own mjoceasion and load
him to forgot or drop all further effort# to aoouro a parr*a-
dynaatio guarantoa* I aolioit talagraphlc orders on this
I fa „ 11^ ^ 3 )
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bait* brou??ht ua on to M>m»wh&t delicate groxmd, but It eeased
to ma that the boat line to take wa# the Article disoussad
oontingencloe which might never take eh&pa, eo ttimt in any

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The correspondence discusses the Anglo-Turkish Agreement and the negotiations with the Shaikhs of Koweit [Kuwait] and Mohammera [Khorramshahr] in relation to the agreement.

The Turkish boundary with Koweit and the boundary with Persia at Mohammera are discussed in detail and a number of maps showing the proposed boundaries are included with the correspondence.

The principal correspondents are 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 The historical term used to describe the body of water between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. (Percy Zachariah Cox), the Political Agent A mid-ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Agency. at Kuwait (Stuart George Knox, William Henry Irvine Shakespear), the Viceroy of India (Charles Hardinge, 1st Baron Hardinge of Penshurst), the Secretary of State for India (Robert Crewe-Milnes, 1st Marquess of Crewe), and the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs (Sir Edward Grey).

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Foliation: The foliation sequence for this description commences at f 3, and terminates at f 85, as part of a larger physical volume; 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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