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‘REPORT FOR THE ARMY COUNCIL ON MESOPOTAMIA’

IOR/L/MIL/17/15/55 : 1919

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  • Title:
    ‘REPORT FOR THE ARMY COUNCIL ON MESOPOTAMIA’
  • Collection Area: India Office Records and Private Papers
  • Reference: IOR/L/MIL/17/15/55
  • Creation Date: 1919
  • Extent and Access:
    Extent:

    1 volume (43 folios)


  • Language: English
  • Contents and Scope:
    Contents:

    The volume consists of a report that was prepared for the Army Council by Sir John Prescott Hewett on the administration and finance of irrigation and agriculture schemes in Mesopotamia [Iraq]. The report is divided into three main sections:

    • The Scheme for Agricultural Development in 1918.
    • Agricultural Development in 1919.
    • Undertakings of Permanent Value for Mesopotamia.

    The report also includes a number of appendices at the back of the volume, which include four maps located in a pocket on the inside back cover: folios 41-44.

    The report was published by the War Office in London in 1919.


    Physical characteristics:

    Foliation: the foliation sequence (used for referencing) commences at the front cover with 1, and terminates at the inside back cover with 45; these numbers are written in pencil, are circled, and are located in the top right corner of the recto side of each folio.

    Pagination: the file also contains an original printed pagination sequence.


    Arrangement: The report is divided into three sections, with appendices at the back of the volume.
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