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File 3516/1914 Pt 13 'German War: Persia; Saulet and Kawain; quarterly adjustment with Foreign Office' [‎48v] (103/406)

The record is made up of 1 volume (198 folios). It was created in 18 Sep 1915-24 Feb 1921. 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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The volume concerns the situation in south-western Persia during the First World War. The main focus is the alliance with the tribal chiefs Soulet [Soulet-ed-Douleh, Sawlat al-Dawlah] and Kawan [Kawam-ul-Mulk, Quavvam-ul-Mulk, Qavam al-Mulk].

The volume covers:

  • Negotiations to give Soulet protection and induce him to collaborate with Kawan.
  • Discussion with Kawan regarding financial assistance.
  • Proposed subvention to Kawan and Soulet for keeping order in Fars, maintaining a garrison at Shiraz, and restoring order on roads.
  • Accounts of monthly payments made to Kawan and Soulet from 1916 to 1918.
  • Funding for an expedition against the Baharlu tribe.
  • Claim for repayment of a moiety of the above mentioned expenditures, incurred by the Foreign Office.

The volume’s principal correspondents are: Charles Marling and Herman Norman, British Ministers at Tehran; Maurice de Bunsen, Ronald William Graham, Walter Langley and Lancelot Oliphant, Foreign Office; Percy 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 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. ; Arthur Prescott Trevor, Deputy 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 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. ; Thomas William Holderness, John Evelyn Shuckburgh, Arthur Hirtzel, and Leonard Day Wakely, 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. ; Frederick Travers O'Connor, British Consul at Shiraz; Charles Hardinge, Viceroy of India; HM Treasury; Alfred Hamilton Grant, Foreign Secretary to the Government of India.

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1 volume (198 folios)
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The papers are arranged in approximate chronological order from the rear to the front of the volume.

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Foliation: the foliation sequence for this description commences at the inside front cover with 1, and terminates at the inside back cover with 200; 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 3516/1914 Pt 13 'German War: Persia; Saulet and Kawain; quarterly adjustment with Foreign Office' [‎48v] (103/406), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/10/489, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100044107687.0x000068> [accessed 13 November 2019]

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