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Official: Board of Trade: Baghdad Railway, Mesopotamia and Persian Gulf: notes and printed papers., 06 Jun 1905 - 24 Mar 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 11/36

Scope and Contents

Includes: a Board of Trade memorandum and an annotated Foreign Office memorandum by Ailwyn Parker on the Baghdad [Mesopotamia, later Iraq] Railway; the report of the Inter-Departmental Baghdad Railway Committee; the report of the Board of Trade Commercial Intelligence Committee on the conditions and prospects of British trade in Mesopotamia; the Board of Trade report on the proposed establishment of sample rooms in the Persian Gulf; a note by WSC on Sir William Willcock's proposals for the Baghdad Railway; a memorandum on proposed Mesopotamian Railways; 2 memoranda on shipping and German trade competition in the Persian Gulf; the draft report of the Sub-Committee of the Committee of Imperial Defence on the Baghdad Railway, Southern Persia [Iran] and the Persian Gulf; a memorandum on diplomatic relations between Britain and Germany by [Sir Edward Grey, Foreign Secretary, later Lord Grey of Fallodon] with a report by Sir Charles Hardinge; a copy of the Baghdad Railway Convention.


  • 06 Jun 1905 - 24 Mar 1910

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1 file(s) (1 bound file (31 folios, including pamphlets))

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