‘File 16/29 Miscellaneous. Iraq Treaties’

IOR/R/15/2/1527

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The record is made up of 1 file (12 folios). It was created in 28 Jun 1931-25 Oct 1938. 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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A number of annexures to issues of the Iraq Government Gazette , published between June and July 1931:

  • a treaty for the extradition of offenders between Iraq and Egypt, signed at Cairo on 20 April 1931 (ff 3-4);
  • a treaty of friendship between Iraq and Transjordan [Jordan], signed at Amman on 26 March 1931 (f 5);
  • a treaty of extradition between Iraq and Hejaz, Najd and Dependencies, signed at Mecca on 8 April 1931 (ff 6-7);
  • a treaty of friendship and Bon Voisinage between Iraq and Hejaz, Najd and Dependencies, signed at Mecca on 7 April 1931 (ff 8-10).

The file also includes letters exchanged in 1938 between the Adviser to the Government of Bahrain (Charles Dalrymple Belgrave) and the Political Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. , originally sent with a copy of the Iraq Labour Law, not included in the file (ff 11-12). The file notes (f 13) refer to the 1938 correspondence only, and include remarks by Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. staff comparing the Iraq Labour Law’s chapter on compensation for death, injury and disease, to the Government of India’s Workmen’s Compensation Act.

Extent and format
1 file (12 folios)
Arrangement

The file’s contents are arranged in approximate chronological order, from the earliest item at the front to the latest at the end. The file notes at the end of the file (f 13) mirror the chronological arrangement.

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Foliation: the main foliation sequence (used for referencing) commences at the front cover with 1 and terminates at the inside back cover with 14; these numbers are written in pencil, are circled, and are located at the top right corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. side of each folio. An additional foliation sequence is present in parallel between ff 2-11; these numbers are also written in pencil, but are not circled.

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English in Latin script
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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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Archive reference
IOR/R/15/2/1527
Former external reference(s)
English Office: File 16/29

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28 Jun 1931-25 Oct 1938 (CE, Gregorian)

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