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File 3414/1906 Pt 4 'Persia: Arabistan telegraphs; Mohammerah-Ahwaz-Borasjun line' [‎7v] (19/382)

The record is made up of 1 volume (189 folios). It was created in 1905-1910. 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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CONVENTION BETWEEN THE UNITED KING
DOM AND PERSIA EXTENDING THE
SYSTEM OE TELEGRAPHIC COMMUNI
CATION BETWEEN EUROPE AND INDIA
THROUGH PERSIA.
Signed at Tehran, August 16, 1901.
[Ratifications exchanged at Tehran, January 13, 1902.]
[Signed also in Persian text.]
His Majesty the King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain
and Ireland, Emperor of India, and His Majesty the King of all
the Kingdoms of Persia, being desirous to extend the system of
telegraphic communication between Europe and India through
Persia, already established in virtue of previous Treaties, have
resolved that a Convention for that purpose shall be concluded;
wherefore their Majesties have named as their Plenipotentiaries:
His Majesty the King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain
and Ireland, Emperor of India, Sir Arthur Henry Hardinge,
Knight Commander of the Most Distinguished Order of St.
Michael and St. George, Companion of the Most Honorable
Order of the Bath, his Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipo
tentiary to the Court of Persia ;
And His Majesty the King of all the Kingdoms of Persia, his
Excellency Mirza Nasrullah Khan Mushir-ed-Dowleh, his Minister
for Foreign Affairs, Bearer of the Order of the Lion and the Sun
of the first class with green riband, Possessor of the Order of the
Pioyal Portrait of His Late Majesty Naser-ed-din Shah, Possessor
of the Order of the Portrait of His Present Majesty Muguffer-
ed-din Shah, of the First Class, and of the Blue Cordon, Bearer of
the Order of the White Eagle, and of the first class of the
[65]
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This file contains correspondence, 1905-1911, between officials in the Foreign Office and the Government of India discussing policy options concerning the maintenance and control of telegraph lines in the Arabistan province of Persia.

Correspondence discusses the acquisition of control of the Mohammerah-Ahwaz-Borasjun telegraph line. Also discussed is the Government of India's suggestion that Mohammerah-Ahwaz-Borasjun telegraph line be brought under the control of the Indo-European Telegraph Department as well as the the costs of making the necessary repairs.

The file contains the Command Paper (Cd 1004) 'Convention between the United Kingdom and Persia extending the system of telegraphic communication between Europe and India through Persia'. Treaty Series, No. 5, 1902, signed at Tehran, August 16 1901.

Correspondents include: Major E B Burton, Vice Consul, Mohammerah; Arthur Henry Hardinge, Consul-General, Persia; Percy Zachariah Cox, 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. ; Louis Dane, Secretary to the Government of India in the Foreign Department.

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1 volume (189 folios)
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The subject 3414 (Persia Telegraphs) consists of 5 volumes, IOR/L/PS/10104-108. The volumes are divided into 1 part with each part comprising one volume.

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Foliation: the foliation sequence commences at the inside front cover with 1 and terminates at the inside back cover with 189; 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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File 3414/1906 Pt 4 'Persia: Arabistan telegraphs; Mohammerah-Ahwaz-Borasjun line' [‎7v] (19/382), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/10/107, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100030565236.0x000014> [accessed 14 December 2019]

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