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File 1110/1916 Pt 3 'German War: Persia' [‎56v] (117/354)

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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. 5826, dated the 1st July
Telegram P., No. B.-M. 77, dated the 26th June 1916.
From—The General Officer Commanding, Sistan, Khwash,
To—The Chief of the General Staff, Simla.
Captain James, 28th Light Cavalry, with three troops of cavalry, 50
infantry and one machine gun, left here for Saindak yesterday morning escort
ing the Damani prisoners. I received a message from him at 4 o’clock this
morning to the effect that except Jiand, his son and two others, all prisoners
had escaped.
I am doing my best to round them up.
The 4 remaining prisoners are continuing their journey to Saindak.
AddresSted Chief General Staff; repeated General Officer Commanding,
Quetta, Agent to the Governor-General, Baluchistan, being informed.
160
Telegram P., No. 1 L., dated the 1st (received 2nd) July 1916.
From—The Hon’ble the Agent to the
Governor-General and Chief Commissioner
in Baluchistan,
To—The Secretary to the Government of India in the Foreign and Political Depart
ment, Simla.
Except 4 all Damani prisoners arrested by Dyer escaped from military
escort which was bringing them to Saindak. Yar Mohamedzai and Gamshadzai
Damani apparently rescued remaining 4. Enemy losses not reported. Our
casualties were 5 killed and 7 wounded. Our strength was apparently 3 troops
and 50 infantry. You should not go towards Dizzak until things are more
settled. I think you should move towards Panjgur in case Damani come
south. Is there any suitable place where you could in case of need help either
Northern or Southern Mekran ?
Addressed Keyes; repeated Political Agent A mid-ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Agency. , Kalat, Assistant Political
Agent, Kalat Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. , Panjore, and General Staff, Quetta.
No. 208 C., dated Bushire, the 19th (received 26th) June 1916 (Confidential).
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 my endorsement
No. 205 C., dated 19th June 1916,. I have the honour to forward, for the
information of the Government of India, a copy of my despatch (No. 25—207,
dated 19th June 1916) to His Majesty’s Minister, enclosing a Memorandum
on Tangistan by Mr. H. G. Chick, C.I.E.
Should the Government of India decide to print the Memorandum, I beo*
to request that ten copies may be sent to me.
Enclosure.
PHEC1S.
Forwards copy of Memorandum on Tangistan and its people,.
No. 25—207 C. of 19Iff.
CONFIDENTIAL.
British Besidency and Consulate-General,,
/ .kJU Bushire;
fell » 19th June 1916.
With reference to the correspondence ending with my telegram No. 230—
1287, dated 16ch June 1916, on the subject of the conhnement of the Shiraz.

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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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