Coll 28/57 ‘Persia. Perso-Turkish relations; Treaty of Friendship & Security’

IOR/L/PS/12/3463

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The record is made up of 1 file (77 folios). It was created in 10 Dec 1932-21 Oct 1940. 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 and papers concerning relations between Persia [Iran] and Turkey. Subjects covered include: the signing of treaties of friendship and neutrality between the two nations in 1932; the proposed visit of the Shah of Persia [Reza Shah Pahlavi] to Angora [Ankara] in 1934; the visit of a Turkish delegation to Persia in 1936, for talks on a number of issues including security, frontiers, judicial assistance, extradition, commerce and customs; newspaper cuttings from Le Journal de Tehran , dated 1937, reproducing a number of treaties, conventions and agreements between the Governments of Persia and Turkey, for ratification in the Persian parliament (ff 22-38); the rectification of the Perso-Turkish frontier, including a report by J P G Finch (with map) entitled ‘Turco-Iranian Frontier: Rectifications of January, 1932, and May, 1937, in the area of Marbishu [Mārmīshū]’ (ff 9-15).

The file’s principal correspondents are: HM’s Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary at Tehran, Reginald Hervey Hoare, Hughe Montgomery Knatchbull-Hugessen, and Horace James Seymour; HM’s Ambassador to Turkey, George Russell Clerk and Percy Lyham Loraine. The file contains a number of items written in French, being copies of treaties and communiqués exchanged between the Governments of Turkey and Persia.

The file includes a divider, which gives a list of correspondence references contained in the file by year. This is placed at the back of the correspondence.

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1 file (77 folios)
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The papers 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 inside front cover with 1, and terminates at the last folio with 78; 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. A previous foliation sequence, which is also circled, has been superseded and therefore crossed out.

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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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IOR/L/PS/12/3463
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Coll 28/57

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10 Dec 1932-21 Oct 1940 (CE, Gregorian)

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