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File 4327/1911 Part 1 'Turco-Italian War: HMG's Proclamation of Neutrality' [‎176r] (23/88)

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The record is made up of 1 item (43 folios). It was created in Oct 1911-Dec 1911. 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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on this subject, please quote
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and address—
The Under-Secretary of State,
Foreign Office,
London.
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Sir:-
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I am directed "by Secretary Sir Edward drey to
acknowledge the receipt of your letter of the 20th instant
inclosing copies of telegraphic communications with the
Resident at Aden respecting the alleged refusal of the
authorities to permit the Italian Steamship “Vespucci"
to coal at that port.
It is satisfactory to find that there was no
foundation for this specific allegation and I am to enclose
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a copy of a note which Sir Edward drey has addressed to
Vv / the Italian Ambassador on the subject in reply to his
representation.
There was, however, clearly no necessity for the
authorities at Aden to have refused permission to ship
coal for export whether coal had or had not been declared
contraband
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. .

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Part 1 consists of correspondence relating to Britain's position of neutrality during the Italo-Turkish War in Libya in 1911. The papers include a royal proclamation in the London Gazette stating Britain's position (folios 207-208) and the according rules of conduct for authorities in British territories, as set out by the Foreign Secretary, Sir Edward Grey (folio 205).

Several incidents relating to these rules are covered by the papers:

The correspondence is between 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. , Foreign Office, 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. at Aden, Privy Council Office, and the Italian Embassy in London.

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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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File 4327/1911 Part 1 'Turco-Italian War: HMG's Proclamation of Neutrality' [‎176r] (23/88), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/10/196/1, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100029845260.0x00009d> [accessed 26 May 2020]

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