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File 1110/1916 Pt 3 'German War: Persia' [‎55r] (114/354)

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The record is made up of 1 volume (173 folios). It was created in 1916. 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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(Received with Army Department memorandum No. H. 5563, dated Simla, the 27th June
1916.)
Telegram P., No. M.-S. 16, dated the 25th June 1916.
From— Colonel Redl, Meshed,
To—The Chief of the General Staff, Simla.
A German from Afghanistan has been arrested by the Governor of Tabas,
presumably eastern, and a demand for his delivery to Russians has been made
by the Russian Consul at Turbat-i-Baidari.
143
Telegram R., No. 40 P., dated (and received) the 29th June 1916.
From— Brigadier-General Sir P. M. Sykes, K.C.S.L, C.M.G., Kerman,
To—The Secretary to the Government of India in the Foreign and Political Depart
ment, Simla (repeated to Tehran).
My telegram No. 272 C. Obaidullah is a valuable capture; he is well
educated and visited England with deputation from Parliament and was received
by late King Edward. He is fanatically hostile to British Government and
would have done imminent harm had he succeeded in reaching Afghanistan.
He must be known to British officials in Turkey.
144 :
Telegram R., No. 93, dated (and received) the 29th June 1916.
From—His Britannic Majesty^s Minister, Tehran, •
To—The Secretary to the Government of India in the Foreign and Political Depart,-
ment, Simla.
Your telegram No. 240—1330. Earman Earma has telegraphed full
report to Deputy Governor and has given orders in the sense desired.
Addressed to Bushire; repeated to Basrah.
145
Telegram R., No. 1357, dated the 29th (received 30th) June 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. , Bushire,
To—The Secretary to the Government of India in the Foreign and Political Depart
ment, Simla.
Your telegram No. 325 S.
Original of letter sent last mail under cover of my letter No. 228 C., dated
27th June.
146
Telegram R, No. 1359, dated the 29th (received 30th) June 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. , Bushire,
To—The Secretary to the Government of India in the Foreign and Political Depart
ment, Simla.
My telegram 234—1297 (1287 ?).
Interesting commencement on question of opening of road is afforded by
letter received yesterday from Hassan Khan, one of old Tangistan Khan family,
a comparatively new and by no means close friend of ours. Alluding to
reports that spread by Khans in last few days about their having made terms
with British Government he writes:—
“People of Tangistan are in great distress owing to closure of road and
they are all complaining against Zair Khidar and Sheikh Hussein. I am not
qualified to advise you on these matters, but as I consider myself an adherent,
j, deceived on 11 AUG 1318
INDIA FOREIGN SECRETARY’S
leftep. No, '3 ^ !\|
7 JUL 1916
Dated

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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 discussion in the volume includes the following topics:

  • Decoration for the Persian Foreign Minister and Farman Farma for his military support of the British
  • Turkish advance and defeat on Kermanshah road
  • the Russian defeat and withdrawal towards Hamadan
  • the Russian advance on and defeat at Khanikin.

The volume 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 volume 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 (173 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 175; 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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