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Colonial Office


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:


Official: Colonial Office: Correspondence., 03 Jun 1922 - 22 Oct 1922

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 17/25
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Prince Arthur of Connaught [Governor General and Commander in Chief South Africa] on South African affairs including a case in which he has recommended that natives should be sentenced to death (2); 1st Lord Stamfordham [earlier Sir Arthur Bigge]; Frederick Guest [Secretary of State for Air] on the RAF forces in Iraq, their shortages and the promotion of Air Vice Marshal [John] Salmond; Alexander Harris, Governor of Newfoundland [Canada] on the choice of his...
Dates: 03 Jun 1922 - 22 Oct 1922
Conditions Governing Access: Open.

Official: Colonial Office: Middle East: Various papers., 13 Jan 1921 - 24 Dec 1921

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 17/15
Scope and Contents Papers on various subjects including: the control of Mesopotamia [Iraq] through garrisons and the use of tanks and the RAF; statements of expenditure including subsidies to Arabia chiefs; the transfer of the administration of the mandated territories to the Middle East department; analysis of the costs of military forces in Palestine, North West Persia [later Iran], Mesopotamia and Egypt; negotiations between Turkey and France over Syria; the position of Emir Feisal; military activities by...
Dates: 13 Jan 1921 - 24 Dec 1921
Conditions Governing Access: Open

Official: Colonial Office: Telegrams about Mesopotamia [Iraq]., 08 Jan 1921 - 11 Nov 1921

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 17/16
Scope and Contents Telegrams mainly from Sir Percy Cox, High Commissioner in Mesopotamia (20) and Sir Aylmer Haldane, Commander in Chief, Mesopotamia (6) on the control of Mesopotamia through garrisons and the RAF; reduction in military expenditure; dealings with and the position of Emir Feisal; the evacuation of troops; operations against insurrections; and a possible Turkish invasion of Mosul [Iraq]. Also includes telegrams from Archibald Sinclair [later 1st Lord Thurso, Private Secretary to Secretary of...
Dates: 08 Jan 1921 - 11 Nov 1921
Conditions Governing Access: Open

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