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File 4613/1919 Pt 1 'Mesopotamia: Land Policy (Tenure and Acquisition) (General file)' [‎285r] (9/98)

The record is made up of 1 item (48 folios). It was created in 20 Nov 1917-16 Apr 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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Office of the Civil Oomissioner 1 ' 1
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Baghdad, the 4th February 192Q* Ha)
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She Unher Secretary of State for India,
London, 3*W*1* (10 oopies)*
She Beoretary to the Government of India
in the Foreign and Political Department,
Delhi. (2Q copies)
Memorandum.
A copy of the undemoted correspondence is
forwarded with compliments for information.
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Lieut.-oolonel, I.A.,
Acting Civil Commissioner in Mesopotamia.

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This item consists of part one of the subject file 4613/1919 Iraq: Land Tenure. It concerns British land policy in the occupied territories of Mesopotamia [Iraq] and particularly relates to the sale, leasing or granting of land to persons other than domiciled inhabitants of the territories (e.g. British, British Indian, and European subjects). The part mostly consists of correspondence but also includes notifications, minutes and proclamations, including a copy of the Land Settlement Proclamation (1920). The notifications relate to restrictions imposed by the British on the alienation of immoveable property within the occupied territories to persons other than Arabs of the occupied territories.

The principal correspondents are the Acting Civil Commissioner, Baghdad, (Lieutenant-Colonel Arnold Talbot Wilson), the Secretary of State for India (Edwin Samuel Montagu), and officials of the 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. and the Foreign Office.

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File 4613/1919 Pt 1 'Mesopotamia: Land Policy (Tenure and Acquisition) (General file)' [‎285r] (9/98), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/10/847/1, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100061328859.0x0000c5> [accessed 16 December 2019]

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