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File 4327/1911 Part 3 'Turco-Italian War: Muslim representations' [‎125r] (105/152)

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The record is made up of 1 item (75 folios). It was created in Oct 1911-May 1912. 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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• In any further communication
on this subject, please quote
and address—
The Under-Secretary of State,
Foreign Office,
Humectate.
Sir
With reference to your letter 1645 of the 12th.
Instant, relative to the representations which have
been made to the Government of India by Indian Moslems
on the subject of the Turco-Italian War, I am directed
by Secretary Sir Edward Grey to state, for the informa
tion of the Earl of Crewe, that no reply has been made
to similar representations which have been received at
this Department. At the same time. Sir E. Grey would
see no objection to memorialists being informed that
His Majesty's Government find that the present moment
is not opportune for taking such steps as are suggested.
I am.
COPY TO INDIA |
S&QtiE i AiiY’J ' J . L ±.2>_. '
Sir,
Your most obedient,
humble Servant,
The Under Secretary of State,
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. .
a.m.
19 OCT 1 SI 3
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Part 3 consists of correspondence relating to representations to the British Government by various Muslim groups and their supporters unhappy about Italian aggression during the Italo-Turkish War 1911-12. Many of the representations consisted of requests for intervention by the British against what was viewed as an attack on Muslim people and lands. Communications from many groups are present, including:

  • the Punjab Muslim League [a branch of the All-India Muslim League];
  • the directors of Jumna Mosque in Bombay;
  • Muslims of Lahore;
  • Muslims of Southern India;
  • Muslims of London and their sympathisers;
  • Muslims of Port Elizabeth, South Africa;
  • Muslims of Kimberley, South Africa;
  • the Indian Red Crescent Society;
  • the London All-India Moslem League.

There is further objection from such groups following Italian expansion of the war to the Dardanelles and Aegean Sea in April 1912.

The correspondence includes the discussion between the Government of India, Foreign Office, and 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. over how to respond to the representations.

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1 item (75 folios)
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The papers are arranged in approximate chronological order from the front to the rear of the file.

The subject 4327 (Turco-Italian War) consists of one volume divided into four parts.

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