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File 1110/1916 Pt 2 'Persia: SITUATION Miscellaneous' [‎53v] (111/276)

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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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Nasret-es-Sultaneh is tbe Shah’s favourite uncle and was appointed to
Tars last December but has, at my request, been detained till now at Ispahan
as, owing to his youth and inexperience, he is not fitted for so difficult a post
and the excellent Vice-Governor who was to bear lead him declined to proceed!
It is understood that present arrangement is temporary.
Addressed to Foreign Office; sent to Bushire.
127
Telegram P., No. 51, dated the 26th (received 28th) April 1916.
JVom—His Britannic Majesty's Minister, Tehran,
To—The Secretary to the Government of India in the Foreign and Political Decart-
ment, Simla. F
I am informed by Foreign Office that present system of reporting i n .
formation from Consulates in Eastern Persia to London is unsatisfactory! and
have been instructed that all telegrams of military or political importance
from Consulates throughout Persia, as well as from Cox and Sykes, should be
repeated by me.
You will be informed in each case when I do so.
128
Telegram R., No. 983, dated the 27th (received 28th) April 1916.
From—The 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. , Basrah,
To—The Secretary to the Government of India in the Foreign and Political Denart-
ment, Simla. ^
My telegram 153-915, April Hth (18th ?). In letter, dated April 13th
Jtawam confirmed capture of one 7 e.m. gun and one 8 c.m. gun with 40
rounds at Fasa. b
Kawam said he hoped Persian Government would not allow any of rebels
to be pardoned by new Governor-General or any one else: this he thought
most important. 5
Addressed Tehran; repeated Basrah.
Telegram P., No. 112 S., dated the 27th April 1916.
From ~ T D%“ n T,s o iS:, Governmcnt o£ lndia in the Forei s a Md “
To—His Britannic Majesty’s Minister, Tehran.
, . ■ Pleas '; co !" e y condolences of His Excellency the Viceroy, if you see no
untimely Hp° K f. wam s , and Persian Government on Kawam’s
‘‘T ^ en r® W ? S workin S iQ the interests of the Persian
successfully! restoratlo “ order in Southern Persia so strenuously and
JLOVS
Telegram P., No. 115 S., dated the 27th April 1916.
From-The^Secretary ^ the^ Government of India in the Foreign and Political
To—The Hon'ble the Agent to the Governor-General and Chief Commissioner in
Baluchistan, Loralai (repeated to Colonel Dew, Gwadur).
at Eip’aTo^ifhQp 13 ^ 111 Report of large party of Germans
information. Has'Dewany^nfirmllion? ^ n0t ^ ^

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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.

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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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