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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 State for the Colonies, WSC] and Sir Arthur Hirtzel [Deputy Under Secretary, India Office].
Includes copies of telegrams from WSC to the individuals mentioned above and to Lord Allenby and T E Lawrence [later T E Shaw "Lawrence of Arabia"].
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