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File 1110/1916 Pt 3 'German War: Persia' [‎73v] (151/354)

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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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Telegram R. } No. 341 C., dated the lOth (received 11th) July 191$,
From— Brigadier-General Sir P. M. Sykes, K.C.I.E., C.M.G., Kerman,
To—The Secretary to the Government of India in the Foreign and Political Depart--
ment, Simla (repeated Chief of the General Staff).
Consul, Ispahan, telegraphs 9th July, No. 9, as follows '.—Begins. My
immediately preceding telegram. News now received mule party ambushed
on Bakhtiari border by two local brigands. One Indian sowar killed • rest of
party carried off.
As at present advised I suspect complicity of Bakhtiari.
• 1 Iu j ny -nT 1 fe ? r i Ilcid ? Ilt shows that mule buying in this district too
risky and will have to be abandoned, unless road can be immediately and
Tehran ^Jmed “ hlgMy im P robable 511 P“ circumstances.
T..w T ?rf Sr u Pll0ffi fi lal rf elir ?? an . ai9l:)aban ’ re P orttbat caravan robbed 7tb
July, 60 miles north of Qumisha by Kashgai. Another caravan robbed by
Kashgai between Abadeh and Dehbid. Abadeb telegraph officials report that
Yezd-Debbid road closed by Bakhtiari Peragheis and Chahrabi brigands.
217
Telegram P., No. 18 F., dated the 10th (received 11th) July 191&,
From— Lieutenant-Colonel E. A. F. Redl, in charge of His Britannie Majesty'*
Consulate-General, Khorasan,
To—The Secretary to the Government of India in the Foreign and Political Bepart-
in out; Siiulci.
, ■ P1 ® as , e ! ri ibr , m ^ hi f of tbe General Staff as followsGeneral Loginov
leaves Askabad for Meshed to-day for what purpose unknown. It is reported
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Telegram' R., No. 1444, dated the 9th (received Kith) July 1910.
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 Departs y
ment, Simla. ^ v'
Tour telegram No. 228. Khans and people are very anxious about
opening of road as they are feeling pinch of it being closed.
If Khan's press for this concession should they not give facilities for
repair of telegraph line between Bushire and Borasjun and bring back all the
posts and lines which they have stolen to enable lines to be put in working
order before the road is opened ?
I would also suggest they he informed that road will at once he closed
again if line is cut.
Addressed Tehran; repeated Basrah.
213
Telegram R., No. 338, dated the 10th (received 11th) July 1916,
From—His Britannic Majesty's Consul, Bunder Abbas,
To—The Secretary to the Government of India in the Foreign and Political Depart
ment, Simla. ^
Your telegram 328 C. Withers unable to meet prisoners as it would
mean his being out of touch of telegraphs for 20 days. I venture to suggest
that Durham, who intends to avail himself of recess leave after Buck returns
from India, proceed to Daulatabad, bring prisoners down and accompany them
to India. Buck is due back 1st August.
I shall arrange to detain Lorimer’s escort at Daulatahad and supplement
it by a few more men of Deputy Governor and my 4 Indian sowars. Durham
has no Government horses with him. He agrees with my proposals.
Addressed Sykes ; repeated Bushire.

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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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