'Mesopotamian Transport Commission. Report of the Commission Appointed by the Government of India with the Approval of the Right Hon'ble The Secretary of State for India, to Enquire into Questions Connected with the Organisation and Administration of the Railway and River Transport in Mesopotamia. Maps'

IOR/L/MIL/17/15/125/2

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The record is made up of 1 volume (2 folios). It was created in 1917-1918. 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 volume is Mesopotamian Transport Commission. Report of the Commission Appointed by the Government of India with the Approval of the Right Hon'ble The Secretary of State for India, to Enquire into Questions Connected with the Organisation and Administration of the Railway and River Transport in Mesopotamia. Maps (Simla: Government Monotype Press, 1918).

The volume contains the following two maps:

  • 'Index Plan Showing Mesopotamian Railways (Preliminary Plan)', March 1918 (folio 2)
  • 'Railway Map of Basra and Magil Showing Tentative Proposals for Port Development', reproduced June 1917; signed February 1918 (folio 3).
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1 volume (2 folios)
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There is a list of the maps in this volume in the table of contents in Volume 1 [IOR/L/MIL/17/15/125/1].

Physical characteristics

Foliation: the foliation sequence commences at 1 on the front cover and terminates at 4 on the back cover. The numbers are written in pencil, are enclosed in a circle, and appear in the top right hand corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. page of each folio. The following folios need to be folded out to be examined: ff 2, 3.

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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/MIL/17/15/125/2

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1917-1918 (CE, Gregorian)

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