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    CONFIDENTIAL. Sir Edward Grey to Mr. Marling (Constantinople). (No. 437.) R. Foreign Office, August 28, 1913, 5 p.m. * YOIIR telegram No. 430 , and your private telegram of 24tli August. In view of other requirements of service, it would be very inconvenient to spare diplomatic secretary. Moreover, ...

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    Sir Edward Grey to Sir G. Buchanan (St. Petersburgh). j ; j ’.i) l'' n (No. 636.) R. Foreign Office, August 29, 1913, 1’15 p.m. PLEASE ask Russian Government if they will instruct Russian Minister at Tehran to co-operate with Sir W. Townley in securing customs immunity for all gear and personal effects ...

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    Foreign Office, August 30, 1913, 2'35 p.m. YOUR telegram No. 446 of 29th August : Turco-Persian frontier. No diplomatic secretary can be spared. If secretary is absolutely necessary a Levant officer or a junior Indian political officer will have to be appointed. Mr. Wratislaw considers Levant officer most suitable, ...

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    r OON'KmKNTiAL. 1 Sir Edward Grey to Mr. Cheetham (Cairo). {No 81.) R- Foreign Office, August 30, 1913, 2*20 p.m. AN Anglo-Persian Commission will be appointed to delimit Torco-Persian frontier. Mr. Wratislaw will be principal British commissioner, ft may become necessary to appoint a British secretary ...

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    Ab-i-Neft), which the fW k r h nT ar P r ® tei jded is the stream marked in the War Office map of October 1906 ...

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    "2 ~ 2 - . CONFIDENTIAL. Sir Edward Grey to Mr. Marling (Constantinople). (No 408 ) R Foreign Office, August 18, 1913, 2T5 P3i. ' SI™ iSS I M. Mmorsky -ill d*, k„ d—. W Cons L nop e for a few days, ... be no difficulty in supplying camp equipment from India for Russ an Mission but Wilson will discuss point fully ...

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    CONFIDENTIAL. Rfc 1 \J O' i &, 3 Sir Edward Grey to Mr. Marling (Constantinople). (No 408 ) R. ^ ^ Foreign Office, August 18, 1913, 2T5 P3i. YOUR telegrams Nos. 416 and 417 • , . , , Captain Wilson leaves to-morrow, and I trust M.Minorsky will delay his departure from Constantinople for a few days, as, ...

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    (No. 604.) R. Foreign Office, August 18, 1913, 2*15 p.m. PLEASE communicate to Russian Government Mr. Marling’s telegrams Nos. 416 and 417 , and my reply. vs K ...

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    and despatch it by Russian ship leaving for Basra about 6th October, Minorsky asks whether Government of India ...

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    CONFIDENTIAL. & lihK-M l 9 i <3 Sir Edward Grey to Mr. Marling (Constantinople). (No. 405.) R. Foreign Office, August 15, 1913, 6'45 p.m. I HAVE some difficulty in making definite plans for Mr. Wratislaw and Captain Wilson, partly because I am uncertain of the Russian plans. I assume that the date ...

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    CONFIDENTIAL I OoU i Sir Edward Grey to Mr. Marling {Constantinople). (No. 400. Urgent.) R. Foreign Office, August 14, 1913, 2‘30 p.m. YOUR telegram No. 404 of 13th August: Turco-Persian frontier. I sanction action you propose. The maps should be signed by representative of Ottoman Government when ...

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    CONFIDENTIAL. Sir Edward Grey to Mr. Marling (Constantinople). {No 392 ) Foreign Office, August 9, 1913, 5 p.m. I UNDERSTAND from Captain Wilson that the most suitable part of the Turco- Persian frontier to make any eventual further concessions to Turkey would probably be between Mendali and Hawizeh, ...

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    r. In any further communication on this subject, please a note No. oject, please Quote 37500/13. and address— The Under-Secretary of State, Foreign Office, London. Urgent. Foreign Office O & o u August 14th, 1913. -» Sir:- I am directed ty Secretary Sir E. Grey to refer to a telegram. No.301 of the 13th. ...

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    has been selected, or that it is proposed that he should he selected, to serve as political officer ... of Captain Wilson to serve on the mission if it should he sent, and he considers that other officers could ... as to which that officer is himself now doubt ful) ...

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    I an to express the hope that the Secretary of State for India will concur in this letter, and that an early reply ... that the several missions should meet at Mohamnerah on October 31st. If, however, any officer has to go ...

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    ■wnw i L iihihi „ i Office, August 13, 1913, 12'45 p.m. TURCO-PERSIAN frontier. I am disturbed at the delay which is taking place in frontier negotiations at Constantinople, especially in view of M. Minorsky’s ...

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    \ ■ssSxxa Immediate and Confidential. I he Under - Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs presents his compliments to the Under-Secretary of State for India, and is directed by the Secretary of State to transmit the accompanying copies of telegram , as marked in the margin. Foreign Office, ^ ^ , iqi y [ 15 a ] ...

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    In any further communica tion on this subject, please quote No. and address— The Under-Secretary of State, Foreign Office, London. 1A © \ i ^ ^ I 19:3 \ * JVie Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs ... transmits herewith cop of the under-mentioned paper. S Foreign Office, > Reference to previous letter ...

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    the Foreign Office, the India Office and "hs Principal Commissioner of his action. (Signed) A.C. Wratlslaw. ... constitution of staff, financial arrangements to the Foreign Office for preliminary approval. (3) As soon as Foreign Office have examined and generally approved of proposals made. Captain Wilson to he Instructed ...

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    haj ©sty’ s Kepre tenta tive. Subject to any obeorvationc the Secretary of State for India my desire ...

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    CONFIDENTIAL. Sir Edward Grey to Mr. Marling (Constantinople). (No. 371. Confidential.) R. Foreign Office, August 2, 1913, 2*35 p.m. ^1 SHALL be glad to know when I may expect maps indicated in my telegram ^ No. 338 of 17th July. Has any action yet been taken in pursuance of proposal made I'm in your telegram ...

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    CONFIDENTIAL. Sir Edward Grey to Mr. Marling (Constantinople). (No. 338.) R. Foreign Office, July 17, 1913, 7T5 p.m. YOUR telegram No. 337 I approve course you suggest ; please send home copies of map indicating approximately the frontier line agreed upon. Extra copies of reduced identic map go to you ...

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    CONFIDENTIAL. ' r.*? ixz*> ' k ^ # ! 913 Sir Edward Grey to Sir G. Buchanan (St. Petersburgh). (No. 568. Confidential.) R. Foreign Office, August 2, 1913, 2’30 p.m. /" I SHOULD be glad to receive reply to enquiry contained in my telegram No. 537 ^ of 17tfi July respecting technical staff to be attached ...

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    CONFIDENTIAL. Sir Edward Grey to Sir G. Buchanan {St. Petersburgh). (No. 537.) Foreign Office, July 17, 1913, 6*30 p.m. PLEASE enquire what will be rank of Russian commissioners on Turco-Persian Frontier Commission, and what technical staff it is proposed to attach to them. Should not Persian ...

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    CONFIDENTIAL. se- -v. »••-, A As 0 y v l/A Sir Edward Grey to Sir G. Buchanan (St. Petersburgh). (No. 560.) R. Foreign Office, July 30, 1913, 4 p.m. YOUR telegram No. 278 • . . Mr. Wratislaw ... to Constantinople, No. 363 ; and Tehran, No. 333.) F COPY TO INDIA ...

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    In any further communication on this subject, please quote NO. 35049/13. and address— The Under-Secretary of Slate, Foreign Office, I London. ilrrmliate. Sir:- r i Foreign Office uly 1913. 1913 ... Commission. Sir F. Grey would he glad if the Secretary of State for India would consent to the appointment ...

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    The Under-Secretary of State, Foreign Office, London. Sir: 1913 Foreign Office July 29til, 1913. I am directed by Secretary Sir E. Grey to trans mit to you, to be laid before the Secretary of state for India ... if the Secretary of State for India would allow Captain Wilson, of the Indian Army, to ...

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    copy. 4 FOREIGN OFFICE July 28th7'T9T3 A commission is to be appointed, consisting of British, Russian, Persian, and Turkish delegates, to demarcate on the spot the frontier between Turkey and Persia. ... that it v/ould be best to appoint Consular officers of experience both in Persia and Turkey, and r -ir E.Grey ...

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    - of State, India Office. ... The Under-Secretary of State, Foreign Office, London. Sir:- Foreign Office July 26 , 1913. / V,ith reference to my ... to the appointment in question until he is in possession of the views of the Russian Government. ! COPY TO India ...

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    by superior engineer officers. Technical work can well be performed by junior engineer officers. . . I would ...

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    officials possessing above qualifications than by superior engineer officers. Technical work can well ...

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    for India as to the selection of officers to fill the posts in question. A similar letter has been addressed ... Secretary of State, India Office. TO IN Ob ' i- 25 JUL1913 HU 1 A.iY’S N2 KU ... The Under-Secretary of State, Foreign Office, London. 2 ) & L U [ July 16th, 1913 ; r> : *T i' Sir:- I an directed ...

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    which he considers satisfactory. He is ready to proceed at once with appointment of officers to the two ...

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    CONFIDENTLY Sir Edward Grey to Sir G. Buchanan (St. Petersburgh) (No. 513.) R. Foreign Office, July 10, 1913, 5*40 p.m Mr. MARLING’S telegram No. 324 I agree that frontier should as far as possible be definitely laid down by treaty and indicated on a map before work of commissions begins, and I think ...

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    and India Office as to suitable officers. Steps will also have to be taken at Tehran. (Repeated to St. ... CONFIDENTIAL. a Sir Edward Grey to Mr. Marling {Constantinople). (No. 309.) R. Foreign Office, July ... and to be composed of four principal officers, viz., Russian, British, Turkish, and Persian, in each case. It seems ...

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    Sir Edward Grey to Sir G. Buchanan (St. Petersburgh). (No. 537.) Foreign Office, July 17, 1913, 6'30 p.m. PLEASE enquire what will be rank of Russian commissioners on Turco-Persian Frontier ... ? (Repeated to Tehran, No. 310, and Constantinople, No. 337.) f COPY TO INDIA 01. A ? H I 1 I | SECRE PARY’S j ...

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    CONFIDENTIAL. Sir Edward Grey to Mr. Marling (Constantinople). (No. 338.) R. y Foreign Office, July 17, .1913, 7T5 p.m. YOUR telegram No. 337 I approve course you suggest; please send Lome copies of map ... to-night. (Repeated to St. Petersburgh, No. 539, and Tehran, No. 312.) "copy TO INDIA ij 1.3... • 1 c E cnE ...

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    ■MMHi CONFIDENTIAL « 3> •b??' Edward Grey to Sir G. Buchanan (St. Petersburgh). (No. 458.) R. ^ Foreign Office, June 17, 1913, 5’45 p m. m ieceiv ed a communication from the Russian Embassy respecting the I urco-Fersian frontier from Hawizeh to the sea. Following is an extract:— “ Cette ligne suivrait ... la rive ...

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    and India Office as to suitable officers. Steps will also have to be taken at Tehran.^ (Repeated to St. ... CONFIDENTIAL. Sir Edward Grey to Mr. Marling (Constantinople). (No. 309A R. Foreign Office, July 7, ... and to be composed of four principal officers, viz., Russian, British, Turkish, and Persian, in each case. It seems ...

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    date of commencement of work I will consult with War Office and India Office as to suitable officers ... {Gonstantino'ple). (No. 309.) R. Foreign Office, July 7, 1913, 10‘30 p.m. A RECENT Renter telegram to the “ Times ... commissions, to work respectively north and south from Zohab, and to be composed of four principal officers ...

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    CONFIDENTIAL. Sir Edward Grey to Mr. Marling (Constantinople), (No. 307.) R. Foreign Office, July 7, 1913, 4'30 p.m. YOUR telegram No. 320 of 7th July : Turco-Persian frontier. I approve omission of clause indicated in my telegram No. 300 of 4th July. It would be preferable to omit a specific time limit ...

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    X CONFIDENTIAL. Sir Edward Grey to Mr Marling (Constantinople). (No. 302.) R. j Foreign Office, July 5, 1913, 12*45 p.m. MY telegram No. 300 The map with “dotted line” referred to is that described in Foreign Office memorandum of 7th November, 1907 (see “ Persia ” print). C r 9JUUS«.:> [902—141] 11 JUL1913 ...

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    CON KIDKNTl AI O 1 9.3_J Sir Edward Grey to Mr. Marling (Constantinople). (No. 300. Urgent.) R. j Foreign Office, July 4, 1913, 6 p.m. MY telegram No. 295 If yon are of opinion that there is any prospect of Turkey admitting a clause safeguarding Anglo-Persian Company’s claims south of Kuretu River siTbjoined ...

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    v ij 1913 j i Sir Edward Grey to Mr. Marling (Constantinople). (No. 295.) R. Foreign Office, July 4, 1913, noon. YOUR telegram No. 311 of 3rd July : Turco-Persian frontier. The preamble of draft article is satisfactory provided the article by which the transfer of territory is made is specifically ...

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    * V H CONFIDENTIAL. Is i 1913 Sir Edward Grey to Sir G. Buchanan (St. Petersburgh). (No. 488.) Foreign Office, July 1, 1913, 5’30 p.m. YOUB telegram No. 224 , I hope that we may shortly have a favourable reply from Russian Government, as it is most desirable to conclude negotiations at Constantinople ...

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    CONFIDENTIAL. qS) 1 £*n £ r , . Sir Edward Grey to Sir G. Buchanan (St. Petersburgh). (No. 459.) R. Foreign Office, June 18, 1913, 12*50 p.m. TURCO-PERSIAN frontier. Your Excellency should make a communication to Minister for Foreign Affairs in sense of my telegram No. 458 , and you should expressly refer ...

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    CONFIDENTIAL. Sn Edita') d Grey to Sir G. Buchanan (St. Petersburgh). (No. 458.) R. ^ Foreign Office, June 17, 1913, 5'45 pm. t p AVt recei . ved a communication from the Russian Embassy respecting the urco-Persian frontier from Hawizeh. to the sea. Following is an extract: “ Cette ligne smvrait ... la rive ...

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    [This Document is the Property of Kis Britannic Ma,iesty s Govermnent.1 j 13 ! [Bj Ah : “4 ; 3^ Osm PERSIA. 1913 f June 7. j CONFIDENTIAL. Section 1. [20331] . No. 1. Sir Edward Grey to Sir G. Lowther. (No. 176.) Sir, Foreign Office, June 7, 1913. WITH reference to my despatch No. 173 of the 6th June, ...

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    CONFIDENTIAL. "'I Sir Edward Grey to Mr. O’Beirne (St. Petersburgh). (No ' m ' ] Foreign Office, June 2, 1913, 6-15 p.m. YOUR telegram No. 201 As soon as the line is accepted finally by the Turks, we can proceed as proposed. [790—37] ...

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    Secretary of State, India Office. ... The Under-Secretary of State, Foreign Office, London. Foreign Office June 2nd, 1913 Urgent and Secret. 'b lith ... before the Secretary of State for India copies of a draft reply which Sir E. Grey proposes to address ...

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