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Coll 17/27 'Iraq. Medical services' [‎11r] (21/190)

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The record is made up of 1 file (41 folios). It was created in 5 Feb 1936-8 Jun 1936. 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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29th November, 1941. Cil -floa X
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HOST IMMEDIATE.
SECRET
Your telegram No. 1204. B
Full details of paragraph to which you refer.
2c Last June you approved organisation of political
advisers to work under my direction, to combat enemy activities,
keep [grp. undec. ? in touch with] tribes and obtain reliable
information of developments throughout the country. There
are now two political advisers, one for the north and one for
the south, each with two assistant political advisers.
All tour, and maintain close and friendly relations with
chief officials and tribal leaders. Through information
which they send me I am in a position to take steps with Govern
ment department concerned to check maladministration and
subversive activities.
Political advisers have also been able to help
the military authorities in their dealings with Irani
officials.
4* Organisation co-operates closely with public
'relations.and propaganda departments and together they are a
powerful influence for combating enemy propaganda and
strengthening our influence in all parts of the country.
-8l>EC1941

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The file contains papers relating to the desire of the Government of Iraq to engage an expert for a few months to reorganise the health service of Iraq (and the subsequent decision of the Iraqi Government not to proceed with the recruitment of this expert).

The papers mostly consist of 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. internal correspondence, correspondence between 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, copy correspondence between the Secretary of State for the Colonies and the Governor of Ceylon [Sri Lanka], and copy correspondence between the Foreign Office and the following: HM Embassy at Baghdad, HM Representative at Cairo, and the Colonial Office.

The file includes a divider, which gives lists of correspondence references contained in the file by year. This is placed at the back of the correspondence.

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1 file (41 folios)
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The papers are arranged in chronological order from the rear to the front of the file.

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Foliation: the foliation sequence (used for referencing) commences at the front cover with 1, and terminates at the inside back cover with 44; 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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