'Book No 197. Turkish Arabia, Mohumrah [Khorramshahr] & Miscellaneous'

IOR/R/15/1/145

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The record is made up of 1 volume (61 folios). It was created in 12 Aug 1857-15 Jun 1861. 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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The volume contains letters sent and received by the Resident at Bushire, Captain James Felix Jones and by Lieutenant Herbert Frederick Disbrowe, Commanding Resident's Escort. Correspondents include 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. in London, the Government of Bombay, H M Minister at the Court of Persia.

The main subject is the construction of an overland telegraph line from Constantinople to Baghdad, to be extended to Karachi.

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1 volume (61 folios)
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Foliation: the foliation is in pencil in the top right corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. of each folio. The numbering 1-58 covers all pages of writing.

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English in Latin script
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Letter book

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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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Unrestricted

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IOR/R/15/1/145

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12 Aug 1857-15 Jun 1861 (CE, Gregorian)

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