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'Memorandum on the contents of a dispatch from Mr Rich to the Chairman, relative to the state of affairs in Persia.' [‎451r] (1/8)

The record is made up of 1 item (4 folios). It was created in 20 Sep 1817. 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 Documents collected in a private capacity. .

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The item consists of an India Board [ Board of Control Formally known as the Board of Commissioners for the Affairs of India, it was established by an Act of Parliament in 1784 to supervise the activities of the East India Company. ] memorandum relating to Persia [Iran] and concerning the contents of a dispatch from Claudius James Rich, Resident at Bagdad [Baghdad], to the Chairman of the Court of Directors The London-based directors of the East India Company who dealt with the daily conduct of the Company's affairs. (dated 10 June 1817). The memorandum discusses the danger to British interests in Persia and the threat to its territories in India because of Russian diplomatic and political efforts there, as well as the employment of French officers in the Persian Army. Rich’s recommendations to counteract these influences are also discussed.

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'Memorandum on the contents of a dispatch from Mr Rich to the Chairman, relative to the state of affairs in Persia.' [‎451r] (1/8), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/G/29/38, ff 451-454, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100135135016.0x00006f> [accessed 7 December 2023]

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