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The record is made up of 2 folios. It was created in 30 Nov 1918. 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 note was written by Sir Frederic Arthur Hirtzel for the 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. , 30 Nov 1918, and consists of remarks on three points drawn out from the Foreign Office memorandum:

Mention is also given to the Baghdad Railway and the importance of ensuring that it is British controlled.

The appendix to the note contains further details on the British Government's agreement with Bin Saud, setting out the full history of events leading up to the signing of the agreement; later modifications to it; and the definition of the term 'foreign power' within the treaty.

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2 folios
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The file contains four copies of the note.

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Foliation: The sequence commences at the first folio and concludes on the last folio. It consists of pencil numbers, enclosed in a circle, located in the top right hand corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. of each folio.

Pagination: The booklet also has an original typed pagination sequence, with numbers printed at the centre of the top of each page, excepting page 1.

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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/B298

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30 Nov 1918 (CE, Gregorian)

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'Settlement of Turkey and Arabian Peninsula. Note by India Office on Foreign Office memorandum'., British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/18/B298, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100000000833.0x0002dd> [accessed 15 October 2019]

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