Ext 2919/47 'Request for General Staff maps of the Arabian coast of the Persian Gulf (Kuwait, etc)'

IOR/L/PS/12/1222

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The record is made up of 1 file (5 folios). It was created in 17 Dec 1947-5 Jan 1948. 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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This file contains correspondence regarding a request made by the Iraq Petroleum Company to the Commonwealth Relations Office for three maps of the Arabian coast of the Persian Gulf Historically used by the British to refer to the sea area between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. Often referred to as The Gulf or the Arabian Gulf. .

The Iraq Petroleum Company asks that the maps be sheets of the 1:500,000 series of maps issued by the General Staff in 1936. The maps cover Kuwait, Muscat and the south Arabian coast as far as Aden.

The file features the following principal correspondents: Commonwealth Relations Office; Under-Secretary of State for Commonwealth Relations; Directorate of Military Survey, War Office; and Iraq Petroleum Company Limited.

The file 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 file (5 folios)
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The file's contents are arranged in approximate chronological order from the rear to the front of the file.

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Foliation: the foliation sequence (used for referencing) commences at the front cover with 1, and terminates at the inside back cover with 8, 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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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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IOR/L/PS/12/1222

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17 Dec 1947-5 Jan 1948 (CE, Gregorian)

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Ext 2919/47 'Request for General Staff maps of the Arabian coast of the Persian Gulf (Kuwait, etc)', British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/12/1222, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100000000517.0x00020b> [accessed 19 August 2019]

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