File 1356/1912 Pt 1 'Turco-Persian Frontier:- negotiations at Constantinople.' [63r] (135/885)
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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ao. DsSof isia
dated UasXat jy' May 1913
^From Lieut, ool, sir P.z.oox K.G.I.E ,0.S.I.
Political Re ident 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.
5&eut • Col* The Hon 1 hi© Sir A.H.MacMahon G.o#V.Q
Secretar y to the Government of India in e
In sUbEit ' tlng t,ae accompaayiflg aotes relating to points <ff
uetail in Mr Alsjyn Parierfs^Meaoranaum of April isig on tile
sauject oi’**ae frontier between Monaamerah and Turkey", x nave
t :e Honour to offer the following observations for the
consideration of the Gov rnae.it of India, on the bearing of the
Memorandum as a whole aaithe line of policy advocated therein.!
Tne findings arrived at in the memorandum may be summarize
(a) as regards thens riparian tract vest of Mohammerah, it is
agreed that there is a case for supporting a Persian claim for tn,
normal recognition ana confirmation of the c-tatun
quo a& reoresen-
by the boundary locally observed.'
(b) AS reSaMS 4116 dlstrlct of Ha ^8h it is suggested that th t
are no grounds for any modification of the arbitrary line insert.
^ i ' edlaUnS 0ommls 8 lo ^ers • rough diagram as indicating the
boundary recommended for adoption tension respect of that
(c) AS regards the waters of thWshatt al -Arab, it is held
t2lat a clalin the part of Persia to th* mi* -
sia to the mid-channel houndary
(d) Apart from the above
«r p„v„ . ' —* 1 " 6<U * t « ">**"**
?ar3s;er expresses the apprehension that +»
1011 taat tile cidestlon of the sta*
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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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