Catalogue description Foreign Office: Consulate General, Meshed: Monthly Accounts of Secret Service Payments

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Title: Foreign Office: Consulate General, Meshed: Monthly Accounts of Secret Service Payments
Description:

This series comprises one volume which was kept by the Consulate-General in Meshed and is mainly an account book, with some operational notes, about payments made from the secret vote by various Indian political officers appointed to the post of Consul General at Meshed, Persia.

Date: 1886-1892
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Creator:

Foreign Office, Consulate, Meshed, Persia, 1807-1968

Physical description: 1 volume(s)
Publication note:

The operations mentioned in this file have been treated in detail in an article by L P Morris, 'British Secret Service Activity in Khorassan 1887/1908', published in The Historical Journal, Vol 27, No 3, 1984, pp 657/75.There are a number of books in English about 'The Great Game'. The subject is also covered by Gerald Morgan in an article 'Myth and Reality in the Great Game', published in Asian Affairs, Vol LX (New Series, Vol IV, Part I, February 1973.

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