File 1247/1912 Pt 2 'Anglo-Turkish Agreement. Acceptance by Sheikhs of Koweit and Mohammerah.'

IOR/L/PS/10/262/2

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The record is made up of 82 folios. It was created in 11 Apr 1913-1 Oct 1913. 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 correspondence discusses the Anglo-Turkish Agreement and the negotiations with the Shaikhs of Koweit [Kuwait] and Mohammera [Khorramshahr] in relation to the agreement.

The Turkish boundary with Koweit and the boundary with Persia at Mohammera are discussed in detail and a number of maps showing the proposed boundaries are included with the correspondence.

The principal correspondents are the Political Resident A senior ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul General) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Residency. 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. (Percy Zachariah Cox), the Political Agent A mid-ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Agency. at Kuwait (Stuart George Knox, William Henry Irvine Shakespear), the Viceroy of India (Charles Hardinge, 1st Baron Hardinge of Penshurst), the Secretary of State for India (Robert Crewe-Milnes, 1st Marquess of Crewe), and the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs (Sir Edward Grey).

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82 folios
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Foliation: The foliation sequence for this description commences at f 3, and terminates at f 85, as 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.

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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/10/262/2
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P 1247/1912 Pt 2

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11 Apr 1913-1 Oct 1913 (CE, Gregorian)

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