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Telegram's Iraq Post to UK GPO


During the planning  / experimental stage of the Overland Mail, prior of the official start, Iraq Post send Telegrams to UK Post to inform them about the dispatch of Overland Mail and to request to inform Iraq Post about the day of safe arrival of the mail.


Telegraph from Director of Post an Telegraphs, Iraq, 16th August 1923



Code SCE at 7/20AM

Date 16 192(3)


London 1512.30PM


55 15/19

Please wire date receipt of special bag from High Commissioner Baghdad to Secretary of State Foreign Colonies Despatched Overland Mail August Thirtieth.




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