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PZ 6642/35 Supply of certain War Office and Survey of India maps to the government of Iraq for reprinting in Arabic [‎7r] (13/50)

The record is made up of 1 file (25 folios). It was created in Aug 1935-May 1936. 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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Ho.* - 7174,
Mini a t yjf for Foreign Affairs,
Bagdad, 18th August, 1935.
The Ministry for Foreign Affairs present their
compliments to His Britannic Majesty's Embassy, Bagdad, and
s
have the honour to state tha.t as the quarter inch degree sheet
prepared by the durvey Department, India, are printed in
English, no benefit could be derived therefrom by the Iraqi
officials and interested persons. Therefore the Ministery of
Sconomics and Communications consider that the sheets in
question should be reprinted in Arabic in order to ensure
a wide-spread benefit therefrom on^hdpne hand, and to have
the maps of the country printed in its official language on
the other .
2. As the above depend on the obtaining of two copies
of the original drawing of each sheet containing details
and contours, the Ministry request the esteemed hmbassy to be
so good as to furnish them withteo copies of each of the
abovementioned drawings, and to inform them whether the
present drawings are copyright, i.e. whether it would be
possible to have them reprinted. It is to be noted that it
is intended to have these sheets reprinted in Arabic only,
3.
The sheets in question are
J/38/M
J/38/N
J/37/X
J/38/S
J/38/T
2/3
2/F
I/38/M
I/38/N
2/Gr
1/H
1/38/ A
I/38/B
E/37/F
I/38/T
2/K
2/D
2/H
2/P
2/1
2/C
I/37/S
I/37/L
1/3 8/S
I/38/H
2/L
2/T
3/A
3/1
3/M
3/M
10/B
3/C
10/C
3/J
3/1 ,
I/37/R
I/38/S
The Ministry avail themselves of this opportunity to
express their highest consideration and esteem.
His Britannic Majesty's Embassy,

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The file consists of correspondence regarding the supply of certain War Office and Survey of India maps to the Government of Iraq for reprinting in Arabic. It includes a list of maps to be reprinted.

The main correspondents include: the Iraqi Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Bagdad [Baghdad]; the British Embassy, Bagdad; HM Ambassador, Bagdad; the Foreign Secretary to the Government of India; the War Office; and the Foreign Office.

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1 file (25 folios)
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The papers are arranged in approximate chronological order from the rear to the front of the file.

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Foliation: the foliation sequence for this description commences at f 1, and terminates at f 25, it is the third file in a larger physical volume, each file has its own foliation sequence; these numbers are written in pencil, 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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