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File 1110/1916 Pt 2 'Persia: SITUATION Miscellaneous' [‎20r] (44/276)

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The record is made up of 1 volume (271 folios). It was created in 1916-1920. 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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PERSIA
Part
SERIES
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{Received with Army Department memorandum No. H. 4468, dated the 27th May 1916.)
Telegram P., No. I.-G. 2879, dated the 24th May 1916.
From—The General Officer Commanding', Force “ D ”, Basrah,
To—The Chief of the General Staff, Simla.
The following addressed Simla has been repeated to Bushire.
The presence of Indians in Tarious parts of Persia is reported by
Withers* Intelligence Officer. Military deserters from this force and profes
sional agitators are included in above. If there is no difficulty as regards
extradition., I suggest that Minister be requested to arrange with the Govern
ment of Persia that all Indians wandering about Persia be arrested and sent
to the nearest British Consulate.
2
No. 159 C., dated Bushire, the 20th (received 29th) May 1916.
From— Major A. P. Trevor, C.I.E., 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 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. ,
To—The Foreign Secretary to the Government of India in the Foreign and Political
Department.
With reference to the correspondence ending with Minister’s telegram,
No. 338 F., dated 16th May 1916, regarding the South Persia Military
Police, I have the honour to forward, for the information of Government, a
copy of a letter from Brigadier-General Sir Percy Sykes expressing his appre
ciation of the assistance given to the Mission by Mr. Vice-Consul Howson and
Military Assistant Surgeon Berlie.
Enclosure.
Copy of a letter from Brigadier-General Sir Percy Sykes, K.C.I.E., C.M.G., Inspector-
General, South Persia Military Police, Bunder Abbas, to Major A. P. Trevor, C.I.E.,
. Deputy Resident 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. , Bushire, dated the 15th May 1916.
Before quitting Bunder Abbas I should like to place on record my deep
appreciation of the services of Mr. Howson, His Majesty’s Vice-Consul and of
Assistant Surgeon Berlie,
2. Mr. Howson has treated the Mission most generously in placing a
large part of the Consulate at its disposal, while his assistance in arranging
the splendid reception on the arrival of the Mission, in advising on local
matters, and in collecting transport has been invaluable.
3. Assistant Surgeon Berlie took medical charge of the Mission for over
a month until the arrival of the force, but throughout he has retained the
charge of the Consulate with its largely increased population.
He has taken much trouble in sanitary matters and the Mission is under
obligation to him.
, Received on 5 J U l 1010 with
INDIA FOREIGN SECRETARY’S
Letter, No. M
Bated 9 JUN1916

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Content

The volume comprises telegrams, despatches, correspondence, memoranda, and notes, on miscellaneous topics relating to Persia, April to June 1916.

The file includes correspondence regarding the following issues:

  • The disposal of Germans and Swedes now interned at Tehran
  • The Russian advance from Kermanshah
  • The enrolment of Tabriz gendarmerie into a Cossack brigade
  • Movements of the Russian expeditionary force.

The file contains correspondence between: 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. ; HBM Minister, Tehran; the Viceroy; and the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, London.

The file includes a divider which gives the subject number, the year the subject file was opened, the subject heading, and a list of correspondence references by year. This is placed at the back of the correspondence.

Extent and format
1 volume (271 folios)
Arrangement

The papers are arranged in approximate chronological order from the rear to the front of the volume.

The subject 1110 (Persia) consists of three volumes, IOR/L/PS/10/590-592. The volumes are divided into three parts, with each part comprising one volume.

Physical characteristics

Foliation: the foliation sequence (used for referencing) commences at the inside front cover with 1, and terminates at the inside back cover with 273; 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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