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    June, forwarding copies of the Treaty recently entered into with the Kathiri Sultan and of the Tripartite Agreement with the Qu'aiti and Kathiri Sultans in the Aden Protectorate. 2. Both the Treaty ... at the same time to publish the hitherto unpublished Anglo-Qu*aiti Treaty of 1937. Two copies of this latter ...

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    of the British Empire, Governor and Command©r«in**Chief of the protectorate of Anon to conclude a treaty ...

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    Article 2 TREATY BKTWJsKII HIS MAJESTY’S OOVKliKMZNT IN the united kingdom and his highness THE SULTAN OF SHIKR AND MUKALLA. WHEREAS His Msjeaty^s Governmenin the United Kingdom and His Highness Sultan ... Empire ? Governor and Commander-in^Ghief of .the Protectorate of Ade.t to conclude a treaty ...

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    0 Copy ADEN OOTEIWOB’S OFFICE 00N>lDEirriAL(3> ADEN 21et Marc^ f 1939 Sir, lith reference to your confidential despatch of 29th December 1938 I have the honour to forward herewith a Treaty with the Kathirl ... The Treaty and the Agreement place the relations of His ^ajesty f B Government with the I athiri State ...

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    approval to the Seiyun Adviser Treaty being concluded before negotlo .ions with the Sultan of that State were opened. I forward the completed treaties. Original copies will be handed to the parties concerned. ... in the draft as it appeared in the ^ukalle Treaty into which it had been copied from the Perak Treaty of 1874. ...

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    Ara ic text wee not necessary in the case of the Mukalla Adviser Treaty as the Sultan understood English* P^ragra;, ha 5 & 6* The treaties have been concluded ae forwarded by the Secretary of State, care ... matter of protection seeme adequately covered by the reference and the 1888 treaty* As a small point ...

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    the draft of the treaty sent to r e by you, which will be done between His ; aoesty’a Government ... the new treaty between myself and the Kathiri 3ultan of Selyun, I m willing to do It and the draft ... as to harm or decrease the revenue of the each other State." Ae regards the Postal treaty I am glad to inform ...

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    TKK BKSIDSHCr, MtIK ALLA t 6tb February 19Z9. Hy dear Suli*an ^alibf I have to thank you for your letter of ^Ist January regarding the proposed Kathiri Adviser Treaty, the proposed Tripartite Agreement ... Union agreement* of the Adviser Treaty between His Majesty's Government and the fathiri Sultan ...

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    e of Adviser treaties in both tat** the matter is perfectly eeeur . For these reasons, and as you have left ...

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    on behalf of t!»s Sultans of the Family of -Abdulla al Kathiri raa.li ; rn u ana reeogni see that the treaty ...

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    ^his treaty through the intermediary of the Governor of the Aden protectorate or his representative* ...

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    regarding tue proposed substitution of u single coiiiprenensive treaty for the 31 a existing treaties «i th ... tnat the existing treaties should be allowed to continue. Copies of this letter are oeing sent ...

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    the Resident at Aden,regarding the proposed substitution of a single comprehensive treaty for the six existing treaties with individual Chiefs of the Upper Yafa Tribe. 2 . Subject to any observations which Sir Samuel ... that .the existing treaties should be allowed to continue. It would be convenient if an early reply could ...

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    consideration to the intended substitution of a single comprehensive treaty for the six existing treaties ... the annulment of their individual treaties without much difficulty. 3* Since then their opposition to the change ...

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    over-ruling authority to control their affairs. They contend therefore that their existing treaties with His ... be obtained by subsidies only. In my opinion these doubts are justified, and I consider that a unitary treaty ... inconvenient to work than the multiple treaties to which it is theoretically preferable. 5. I am opposed ...

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    There are no such reasons in the case of Upper Yafa 1 , and the termination or modification of its treaties should therefore ... will be difficult, and will raise apprehensions in the minds of other treaty Chiefs in the Protectorate. 6. In the circumstances the doubts as to the wisdom of proceeding with the revision of these treaties \ which I have ...

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    that this olanaa might ha raplaoad hy artlolaa on the following lines:- Axtlole fa Tha prasent treaty ahull replace and abrogate all previous treaties between His Majesty 1 * lovernmact in the United Mlngdos and the Indirldaul ...

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    years, and, if soeh notlee is dnly given, the treaty shall terminate at the end of the said period ...

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    to rescind their present treaties which would, however, remain in effect for a period of two years to permit of negotiations for their substitution x? ^ single treaty. A draft of the latter wa.s handed to them lor ...

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    treaty with the Upper Yafa Chiefs, and to transmit to you, to be laid before Mr. Secretary Benn, ... the Resident that he concurs in the penultimate clause of the proposed treaty being amended as suggested. I am, ...

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    that at Aden, on the 18th and 19th instants, I discussed with all treaty Chiefs of the Upper Yafa tribe ... treaties were considered unsatisfactory and out of date inasmuch as they did not provide for common action ... for a period of two years to permit of negotiations for their substitution by a single treaty. I explained ...

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    1 inferred that provision for an early revision of the treaty would, in their present frame of mind, 8Uf r / r est lack of permanency - and so, from their standpoint, of security - in the new treaty arrangements. ... as under:- ' "The above treaty supersedes all previous treaties with individual Chiefs of the Upper Yafa ...

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    draft Treaty. And of Message. ...

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    0 /IELEGRaM from the Secretary ofState for the Colonies to the Resident at Aden. Your telegram of November 26th. Treaty with Upper Yafa Chiefs. Subject to formal amendments mentioned in paragraph 2 and further amendment suggested in paragraph 3 of your Secret despatch of 15th October 1 approve draft ...

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    I conveyed to you my approval of a new treaty being concluded with the Upper Yafa Chiefs, on the lines of . the draft treaty submitted in your despatch No, 75, oecret, of the 9th April, 1930, subject to the formal ...

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    o c \ With reference to the letter from this do Department of the 7th of August regarding the proposed new treaty ... his final approval of a treaty being concluded with the Upper Yafa Chiefs on the lines of the draft ...

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    of July on the subject of a proposed new treaty with the Upper fafa Chiefs* fhe formal amendments required by the secretary of State for Foreign Affairs have been made in the revised draft of the treaty. The suggestion ... 4 * ith regard to the Viceroy’s observations vl; the sug cation that existing treaties were expressly ...

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    2 . fi iJ His Majesty’s Government conditional on the mainuonance of the treaties but it does ... of the new treaty with the Upper Yefa Chiefs is, by promoting tribal solidarity, the better to secure ... co-operation are clearly implicit in the terms of the treaty. This will h f ve to be explained to those Upper ...

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    Upper Yaf© Chiefs will attend this - second - Conference and should like to take that opportunity of discussing with theis their future treaty relations. Unless I can ?arn them that their present individual treaties may be moribund they will certainly refuse to discuss a new treaty on the lines now proposed. ...

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    Yafa Ohlefs. ii. i caused copies of the draft treaty ♦ together with 3ir 3. Byrnes* covering despatch ... appear to xaahe it impossible to cast the proposed treaty in the normal form, he does not wish to do more ... of paragraph 3 of the draft treaty, after the words 'retaining the gracious Favour and . rotection of His ...

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    by the .eaident* A copy of the draft treaty, with these sunandients incorporated, la annezed* d« Hhe secretary ... that the phrase "maintenanae of public security" in x>axa^raph 3 of the British undertaking in the draft treaty ...

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    that -Sir Stewart ^yraes was no doubt satisfied that the proposed annulment of Individual treaties ... by which the existing treaties were expressly guaranteed and (2) that, while they wished Sir 3. iyates all ... and that the new treaty was only to be concluded after cautious negotiation and after personal discussion ...

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    with his observations thereon and would request that the proposed treaty should not be finally concluded ...

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    ; i fhe above treaty supersedes all previous treaties with individual Chiefs of the Upper Xafa r> tribe ...

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    Treaty is only to be concluded after cautious negotiation; and that he contemplates personal discussion ... that the Treaty in its present form could be used to justify such a demand, but a reference to the point is made ...

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    "maintenance of public security" d'utyil 4T in paragraph 3 of the dral't Treaty to be concluded after ...

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    ;Tr n rrH fl j desired to offer any further comment. uopi§£ of telegraphic correspondence with them is enclosed, as regards the first of the points raised Dy the uovemment of India, Mr. Bern understands from the correspondence that Sir Stewart Symes proposes to proceed slowly, and that the new Treaty is only to be concluded ...

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    Treaty UpPer Yafa Chiaf8 ‘ I1; ls «MUy years since we had any dealings with tribes of Aden hinterland^ ... of individual treaties with sectional Chiefs, -vide paragraph 5 of Aden despatch dated December 18th, (? 1929), ... the existing Treaties'were expressly guarantaed e S. y;e wish Symes all success, and shall watch SXPeri " ent ...

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    v • V. i Air Ministry Refce. 3.27005/3*6. King sway, W.C.2. SUBJECT ^Jfay, 1950. ft Treaty with the Chiefs of the ttidd er Yafa tribe. Sir, I am commanded by the Air Council -to transmit for your information a copy of letter which has been addressed to Your obedient servant, U.3. of 3. India Office, ...

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    at Aden eneloeing the draft of a nee treaty to toe oonoluuea *ith the Chief* of the Upper Yafa trltoe. In reply I am to acquaint you that the Council concur in the term* of the proposed treaty which ... the services ranking for such grants under paragraphs 2 of the second part of the Treaty ...

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    desire to offer on the form of the proposed treaty. 3 . A similar letter is being addressed ...

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    for consideration the draft of a new treaty to be concluded, after negotiation, with Chiefs of the Upper Yafa tribe. ... for their individual undertakings in the several existing treaties, and associates this engagement with the execution ... It indicates procedure for future amendment or abrogation of the treaty. 3 . I apprehend that several features ...

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    © to them and othors that we are about to repudiate all serious concern with their future welfare. I propose therefore to defer announcement respecting the abrogation of existing treaties and of the terms of an instrument to replace them until after my return from leave next autumn when I shall hope to have received ...

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    and for ft he maintenance—of - public security and safeTcommunications with Aden. The above treaty supersedes all previous treaties with individual Chiefs of the Upper Yafa tribe and shall have effect from ...

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    feel his way slowly, and that no question e.g. of determining the existing treaties of the Protectorate ... their individual treaties with His Majesty’s Government, was signed by the Rulers. 3818a 5000 8/29 Sir/ ...

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    its subjects nor puts restriction on their personal liberties. Our treaties pith T individual chiefs, ...

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    unit, the paramount Sultan, who is a cipher, has beenacknovledged by us and we have separate treaties ... their treaties will be annulled within two years and that their replacement afterwards by a single instrument ...

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    in treaty relations with us who could, if necessary, close its lines of communications with Aden. Thers ...

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    the Chiefs of the Urmer Yafa trihe in the sense of oaragraph 5, and in due course to submit for Your Lordshio’s approval the draft of a single instrument to replace the present treaties with then and to serve as a guide to other treaty revisions which may require to be made in pursuance of the policy ...

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    treaties between the Chiefs and H.M.G. are maintained. Arrangements were discussed for co-operation ...

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