File Title Foreign Secret Service Accounts 1916-1920: Pensions, Missions and Consulates, Espionage Bureau and Special Allowances and Grants
Reference FO 1093/61
Date 1 March 1916 - 30 June 1920
Government Department Foreign Office
File Accession Date 24 March 2005


A file of yearly general financial records for the British secret services between 1916 and 1920. The records include the costs of espionage, foreign consulates and bureaus, propaganda, pensions, and a multitude of individual special items such as the personal expenses of T.E. Lawrence during his time in Arabia. The file also contains a comparison between the 1919-1920 budgets of Vernon Kell and Mansfield Smith-Cumming.

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