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The record is made up of 1 file (3 folios). It was created in Mar 1916. 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 document outlines Germany's intentions to conduct economic dealings in Turkey, in particular through the importing and exporting of goods. The writer, Sir Frederic Arthur Hirtzel, explores the opinions of the press regarding the correct way to implement such procedures in Turkey, and discusses the likely shift in international relations and the balance of power (particularly between Britain, Russia and Germany) should Germany succeed in its economic ambitions. Hirtzel also discusses the new tariff which has just been introduced to Turkey.

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1 file (3 folios)
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Foliation: the foliation sequence for this description commences at f 15, and terminates at f 17, as it is part of a larger physical volume; 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. An additional foliation sequence is present in parallel; these numbers are also written in pencil, but are not circled.

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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/18/B223a

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Mar 1916 (CE, Gregorian)

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'Memorandum by the Political Secretary, India Office, on German press opinion regarding the Middle East', British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/18/B223a, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100000000833.0x000250> [accessed 25 August 2019]

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