File 4880/1913 Pt 1 'Turco-Persian Frontier Commission: proposed joint Anglo-Russian loan; Persia to meet expenses' [54r] (112/137)
The record is made up of 1 item (64 folios). It was created in 1913-1915. 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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decision and sanction the immediate proviBional advance
of Tv/o thousand five hundred pounds to His Majesty*a
Minister at Tehran for the expenses of the Comission,
subject to the condition that full details are furnish
ed in due course as to the amounts actually advanced,
and. likely to be still required, and as to the prospects
of early recovery from the Southern Customs recelpts,-
prospects which, however, dir E. r,rey does not consider
I an to add that the Pubs! an Government on their
part have actually advanced over ^ive thousand pounds
(Fifty thousand, roubles) to the Persian Government for
the expenses of the Commission, and that the delay in
advancing the British share has produced an unfavour
able impression upon the Russian Government, who are
naturally unable to appreciate the grounds of delay
when the incentives to expedition are so convincing.
In conclusion, I am to state that Bir F. Grey is
in comrmnicatlon with the Secretary of State for India
with a view to ascertain whether one half of the above
sum of Two thousand five hundred pounds can be ad-
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Correspondence regarding a proposed Anglo-Russian loan of £10,000 to meet the initial cost to the Turco-Persian Frontier Commission of erecting boundary pillars, to be ultimately recoverable from the Turkish and Persian Governments. Following discussion it is decided to make a payment to the Persian Government only. The loan would ultimately be rejected, and the money reimbursed to HMG Her or His Majesty’s Government in London. UK and the Government of India.
The file consists of correspondence 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. Political Department, the Foreign Office, HM Minister in Tehran, the Treasury, and HM Consul at Constantinople.
Folio three is a collection header sheet, giving the subject heading and a list of correspondence references found within the part volume, listed by year.
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