Miscellaneous Subjects Relating to Persia [i-v] (9/1412)
The record is made up of 1 volume (699 folios). It was created in 23 Sep 1804-14 Mar 1822. It was written in English, Arabic 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 Documents collected in a private capacity. .
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The volume comprises correspondence, memoranda, reports, minutes, abstracts, and extracts of political consultations concerning a number of miscellaneous subjects relating to Persia [Iran]. Matters covered include:
- French influence and activities in Persia and the Red Sea
- The diplomatic missions of Brigadier-General John Malcolm (1808), Sir Harford Jones (1807-11), and Sir Gore Ouseley (1810-14)
- The Preliminary and Definitive Treaties of Peace between Persia and Britain
- Russian influence and activities in Persia
- British policy in Persia more generally
- Political affairs of, and British relations with, other regional powers in Afghanistan, Turkish Arabia A term used by the British officials to describe the territory roughly corresponding to, but not coextensive with, modern-day Iraq under the control of the Ottoman Empire. [Ottoman Iraq], Central Arabia, and the Persian Gulf The historical term used to describe the body of water between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. .
Correspondence largely comes from: the governments in Bombay, Bengal, and London; political, naval, and diplomatic officers in the region; agents and informants in Persia and the Red Sea; and government officials in Persia.
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- 1 volume (699 folios)
The volume is arranged in rough chronological order, within each item and as a whole.
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Foliation: the foliation sequence (used for referencing) commences at the first folio with 1 and terminates at the last folio with 699; 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.
The foliation sequence does not include the front and back covers, nor does it include the leading and ending flyleaves.
Pagination: The volume contains intermittent original pagination sequences.
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- English, Arabic and French in Latin and Arabic script View the complete information for this record
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