'Minute by His Excellency the Viceroy on Russian Ambitions in Eastern Persia'
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The record is made up of 1 file (3 folios). It was created in 28 Oct 1901. 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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The file consists of a Minute by George Nathaniel Curzon, Viceroy and Governor-General of India in Council regarding Russian ambitions in Eastern Persia. These include: the absorption of Persia, the connection of Russian territories by railway with the Indian Ocean, and the acquisition of a fortified naval base in 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. .
Curzon examines how far Russian ambitions would negatively affect British interests, and how far they should either be acquiesced or opposed.
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Foliation: the foliation sequence for this description commences at f 132, and terminates at f 134, as it is part of a larger physical volume; these numbers are written in pencil, 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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- 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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- 28 Oct 1901 (CE, Gregorian)
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'Minute by His Excellency the Viceroy on Russian Ambitions in Eastern Persia', British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/18/C105, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100000000833.0x0000f5> [accessed 24 April 2019]
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