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File 6391/1928 'Persia and the Persian Gulf: method of counteracting Soviet activities on Persia and the Persian Gulf' [‎71r] (142/157)

The record is made up of 1 file (76 folios). It was created in 24 Jul 1925-29 Aug 1929. 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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Under Secretary of State
In accordance with the instructions of the
Secretary of State on the note "below, a draft private
letter to Mr.Chamberlain is submitted. Attention
ought perhaps to be drawn again in this connexion to
Sir P.Loraine’s telegram l T o.25 of the 2nd February
last (slip A), in the broad conclusions of which
the Secretary of State has expressed his entire
agreement, and to his despatch l T o.85 of the 13th
February and enclosed circular instructions to
Consular officers in Persia (slip B) (whichtile Foreign
Office appear to have approved). In these circular
instructions, dated the 7th January, Sir P.Loraine
expressed the view that ’the best attitude as regards
the Russians is a rather contemptuous indifference to
their sordid and shifty intrigues’, and told
Consular oificers thao they should not compete with
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the Russians, but should stand on a higher level.
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The file contains the subject 'Method of Counteracting Soviet Activities in Persia and 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. '.

The papers cover Russian propaganda in Persia, Soviet commercial activities in southern Persia and 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. , and Bolshevik activities in Abadan and Mohammerah [Khorramshahr].

The principal correspondents are: the Secretary of State for India; 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. ; the Foreign Office; the British Vice-Consulate at Mohammerah; and the British Legation at Tehran.

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1 file (76 folios)
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The papers are arranged in approximate chronological order from the rear to the front of the file.

The subject 'Method of Counteracting Soviet Activities in Persia and 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. ' consists of one volume.

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Foliation: the foliation sequence (used for referencing) commences at the front cover with 1, and terminates at the inside back cover with 78; 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. A previous foliation sequence, which is also circled, has been superseded and therefore crossed out.

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File 6391/1928 'Persia and the Persian Gulf: method of counteracting Soviet activities on Persia and the Persian Gulf' [‎71r] (142/157), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/10/1282, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100054533672.0x00008f> [accessed 20 November 2019]

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