File 3443/1914 Pt 4 'Persia: East Persia affairs; German agents' [8r] (20/368)
The record is made up of 1 volume (179 folios). It was created in 9 Feb 1916-20 Dec 1916. It was written in English and German. 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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According to the Honoured Note Verbale of
the 3rd instant, P.O.No.13201, nothing is
known at the English "Prisoners of War Information
Bureau as to the whereabouts of Lieutenant Voigt,
whereas he himself according to the honoured Note
Verbale of the 12th instant, P.O.No.13435- has had
word sent to his friends that he is in East Persia
a prisoner of war in the hands of the English.
The Foreign Office has the honour to request
the Unload states Embassy to be so kind as to clear
up ihe contradiction in these two statements and to
transmit to the Foreign Office as soon as possible
information as to the whereabouts and condition
or Lieutenant Voigt.
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The volume contains correspondence regarding the Persian Campaign of the First World War and the movements and activities of the Central Powers in Persia [Iran] between May and November 1916. The correspondence is particularly concerned with finding and capturing German, Ottoman and Austrian agents active in Persia and Afghanistan.
The primary correspondents are: British Legation, Tehran; War Office Directorate of Military Intelligence; Chief Commissioner, North-West Frontier Province; British Legation, Sistan and Kain; British Consulate General, Meshed; Government of India.
The volume contains a single item in German (ff 149-150), a list of German military personnel active in Persia in February 1916 written by the German Military Attache, Tehran.
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 (179 folios)
The papers are arranged in approximate chronological order from the rear to the front of the volume. The subject 3443 (German War/Persia) consists of six volumes, IOR/L/PS/10/472-477. The volumes are divided into six parts, with each part comprising one 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 181; 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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