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Abu Saida, Iraq

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

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From P.J. Chester J. Laidlaw, Abu Saida, 20 Jan. 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7973/P/119
Scope and Contents

Post-war politics; the League of Nations; stormy weather: 'my tent came down, and all my books are ruined'

Dates: 20 Jan. 1919
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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From P.J. Chester J. Laidlaw, Abu Saida, 6 Jan. 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7973/P/118
Scope and Contents

Dent's meeting with Cernicoff; is bored; has turned down the offer of a job in India on account of the country and people; has been filling in Army Form Z15 (re-employment of former officers)

Dates: 6 Jan. 1919
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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From P.J. Chester J. Laidlaw, Abu Saida, 1 Feb. 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7973/P/120
Scope and Contents

Wet latrine seats; Dent's 'legacy'; will look for a 'safe job' on his return; local political affiliations; failure of the proxy voting system; the Russian question; [a PS:] will probably have to stay in Mesopotamia another year

Dates: 1 Feb. 1919
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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