File 1356/1912 Pt 1 'Turco-Persian Frontier:- negotiations at Constantinople.' [4r] (16/885)
The record is made up of 1 volume (436 folios). It was created in 7 Feb 1912-25 Sep 1912. It was written in English and French. 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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NO. I Sib Of 1912.
British RosicUmoy and Oonsulate-vienaral.
au.-ihlra 2 . 6 '^AUiiuot 11 .
hieut-^olonal Sir Pei'oy Cox, ^.C«i.., C•.I •,
Politioal Kaaidant in tho
The Ron*bio Li&ut-Solonol Sir Banry ic ahon,
• S • 9 w # i«> * X • f
Soorotary to tho v^ovarmient of India
in tho Foreign Dop .rtnont,
S 1 m l a,
in amplifiaation of my tale gram do*.X0^/87S, dated £lst
August, I have tiia honour to report my proceedings at ^oham-
m sir ah in connection /ith the Turlto-Peraian Frontier question,
g, i arrived there on the evening oi the 19th August .and
jor Haworth, His Majesty’s Consul, and I interviewed the
Siieiiih on tlao morning of doth, ua ji Raia, hi a Vaster, being
alao present• I informed Sir Uiazal idian that 2 . definite
stage had now been reached in respect of the Frontier question,
and that His - a jesty•s Government desired that I should ex
plain to him fully, in confidence, what we were doing in the
matter and what the position was* i added that in order to
give him a connected explanation of the course oi the negotia
tions i had written a pencil suinmary of tho matter a© 1 under
stood it from tho beginning, and would him to listen while
- ajor Haworth and I explained the contents 01 it to him* (Copy
3* Aa regards the portion of the boundary between the Du-
wairij and the .uhaiyin-Raasaileh~3hatt-al-Arab junction, ha had
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The volume discusses the disputed Turco-Persian Frontier, particularly at Mohammerah, and the negotiations in Constantinople to attempt to settle it.
The correspondence focuses on:
- the differences of opinion over the actual boundary at Mohammerah, including several maps demonstrating these differences;
- movements of Turkish and Russian troops;
- ownership of the Shat-el-Arab and questions of access for navigation;
- copies of treaties, correspondence and memoranda dating back to 1639 relating to the question of the Turco-Persian frontier.
The principal correspondents in the volume are the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs (Sir Edward Grey); the Secretary of State for India (Robert Offley Ashburton Crewe-Milnes, 1st Marquess of Crewe); 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. (Sir Percy Zachariah Cox); the British Ambassador to Constantinople (Sir Gerard Lowther); the British Ambassador to Russia (Sir George Buchanan); the Viceroy of India (Charles Hardinge, 1st Baron Hardinge of Penshurst); the British Ambassador to Tehran (Sir George Head Barclay); representatives of the Foreign Office (particularly Alwyn Parker) and 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. ; and Arthur Talbot Wilson, on special duty in relation to the Turco-Persian Frontier.
This volume is part one of two. Each part includes a divider which gives the subject and part numbers, the year the subject file was opened, the subject heading, and a list of correspondence references contained in that part by year. This is placed at the back of the correspondence.
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- 1 volume (436 folios)
The papers are arranged in approximate chronological order from the rear to the front of the volume.
The subject 1356 (Turco-Persian Frontier) consists of 2 volumes, IOR/L/PS/10/266-267. The volumes are divided into two parts, with each part comprising one volume.
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Foliation: the foliation sequence commences at the first folio with 1 and terminates at the last folio with 436; 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.
The foliation sequence does not include the front and back covers, nor does it include the leading and ending flyleaves.
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