Catalogue description War and Colonial Department and Foreign Office: Consulate, Algiers, Ottoman Empire (later Algeria): General Correspondence, Series I

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Title: War and Colonial Department and Foreign Office: Consulate, Algiers, Ottoman Empire (later Algeria): General Correspondence, Series I
Description:

This series contains general correspondence of the British consulate in Algiers. Comprises correspondence from vice-consuls and miscellaneous correspondence, 1818 to 1836; a collection of correspondence with French Commanders in Chief, the Foreign Office, etc., and memoranda, 1814 to 1897; and files of correspondence from 1939.

Date: 1814-1967
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Creator:

Foreign Office, Consulate, Algiers, 1836-1968

War and Colonial Department, Consulate, Algiers, 1804-1836

Physical description: 20 volume(s)
Access conditions: Subject to 30 year closure unless otherwise stated
Immediate source of acquisition:

From 2001 Foreign and Commonwealth Office

Accruals: No further accruals expected
Publication note:

For further information see p30 of 'The Records of the Foreign Office, 1782-1939' (PRO Handbook No 13)

Administrative / biographical background:

Between 1804 and 1836, the War and Colonial Department was responsible for supervision of the United Kingdom's consuls in Morocco, Tunis, Tripoli and Algiers (the Home Office having previously had responsibility for the Barbary States consuls).

In 1836 departmental responsibility passed to the Foreign Office.

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