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File 2249/1915 Pt 3 ‘OIL – PERSIA & MESOPOTAMIA; ANGLO-PERSIAN OIL COMPANY'S AFFAIRS; Royalties paid to Persian Govt’ [‎246r] (7/174)

The record is made up of 1 item (86 folios). It was created in 18 Jun 1915-27 May 1920. It was written in English and French. 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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In any further communic
on this subject, please quote
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and address
The Under-Secretary of State,
Foreign Olhce.
London, S.W. 1.
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THE Under-Secretary of State for foreign Affairs presents his
compliments to the Under-Secretary of State for India, and, by direction of
the Secretary of State, transmits herewith copy of the under-mentioned
paper.
Foreign Office,
, 1919.
Reference to previous correspondence
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Description of Enclosure.
Name and Date.
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The item contains correspondence and other papers relating to: the payment of royalties due to the Persian Government from the Anglo-Persian Oil Company (APOC), 1915; a dispute between the British and Persian Governments relating to British troops inside Persian territory, and damage inflicted to APOC oil pipelines close to the Mesopotamia [Iraq]-Persia [Iran] border, in the wake of the British invasion of Mesopotamia in 1914/1915; APOC’s withholding of oil royalties owed to the Persian Government, in compensation for damage inflicted to its pipelines in Persia; and negotiations between APOC and the Persian Government over the terms of a new agreement for royalty payments, 1919.

The item’s principal correspondents are: APOC; the Persian Government; HM Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary in Tehran, Charles Murray Marling. One note from the Persian Minister for Foreign Affairs is written in French (f 329).

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

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1 item (86 folios)
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English and French in Latin script
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File 2249/1915 Pt 3 ‘OIL – PERSIA & MESOPOTAMIA; ANGLO-PERSIAN OIL COMPANY'S AFFAIRS; Royalties paid to Persian Govt’ [‎246r] (7/174), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/10/557/1, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100076914803.0x000067> [accessed 13 November 2019]

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