File 4880/1913 Pt 1-2 'Turco-Persian Frontier Commission'

IOR/L/PS/10/430

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The record is made up of 1 volume (314 folios). It was created in 1913-1915. It was written in English and French. 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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Correspondence, reports and maps concerning the Turco-Persian Frontier Commission of 1913.

Part 1 concerns arrangements for an Anglo-Russian loan to the Persian Commission, to provide for the cost of erecting boundary pillars.

Part 2 concerns negotiations over and arrangements for the Turco-Persian Frontier Commission, and the eventual production of the Protocole relative à la Délimitation turco-persane, signé à Constantinople le 4 (17) Novembre, 1913. It also contains maps of the Turco-Persian frontier at Hawizeh [Howeyzeh], Shatt-Al-'Arab, Bahmanshir [Rūdkhāneh-ye Bahmanshīr], Muhammareh [Khorramshar] and Abbádán I [Ābādān].

Each part includes a divider which gives the subject, part number, the year the file was opened, subject heading, and a list of correspondence references found within that part, listed by year. These are placed after the last piece of correspondence.

Extent and format
1 volume (314 folios)
Arrangement

The subject 4880 (Turco-Persian Frontier Commission) consists of one volume, divided into two parts.

Papers within each part are arranged in approximate chronological order from the rear to the front of the volume.

Physical characteristics

Foliation: the main foliation sequence (used for referencing) commences at the inside front cover with 1 and terminates at the inside back cover with 316; 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 3-313; these numbers are also written in pencil, but are not circled.

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English and French 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/L/PS/10/430
Former external reference(s)
P 4880/1913

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1913-1915 (CE, Gregorian)

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