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    A COLLECTION OF TREATIES, ENGAGEMENTS AND SANADS RELATING TO INDIA AND NEIGHBOURING COUNTRIES COMPILED BY C. U. AITCHISON, B.C.S., UNDER SECRETARY TO THE GOVERNMENT OF INDIA IN THE FOREIGN DEPARTMENT VOL. XIII CONTAINING THE TREATIES, &c., RELATING TO PERSIA AND AFGHANISTAN. Revised and continued up ...

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    CONTENTS. PART I. jra and TREATIES and ENGAGEMENTS relating to PERSIA, Mala’ Ratal* isoorie, ty, 18 ... ao d () tfy» re NARRATIVE TREATIES, etc., No. ].—Agreement concluded with Shaikh Sadun ... for unrestricted trade in the Persian dominions, dated 18th January 1788 . III. —Treaty of friendship and alliance ...

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    CONTENTS. I.—PERSIA — continued. Page. etc.. No. . , , t p XIII.—Commercial Treaty concluded ... XVIII.—Treaty of peace with the Shah of Persia concluded at Paris on the 4th March 1857 . . ■ • Separate note referred to in Article X of the above Treaty, dated 4th March 1857 . . . . Translation of the Shah’s letter ...

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    CONTENTS. iii I.—PERSIA— continued. TREATIES, etc., No. XXTTT.—Protocol signed ... November 1913 . Annexure A to the above Treaty . . . . Annexure B to the above Treaty .... XXIV. —Agreement ... XXVI.—Tariff Autonomy Treaty between Great Britain and Persia, dated 10th May 1928 ..... Exchange of Notes ...

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    IV CONTENTS. X.—PERSIA— concluded. Telegraphs —continued. TREATIES, etc.. No. . XXXIII—Convention between Great Britain and Persia for the extension of the system of telegraphic commu nication between Europe and India through Persia, dated 16th August 1901 . • • • - XXXIV.—Agreement between Great Britain ...

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    CONTENTS. V PART II. TREATIES and ENGAGEMENTS RELATING TO AFGHANISTAN. NARRATIVE 203 TREATIES, etc., No. 1.—Treaty of friendship and alliance concluded with Shah Shuja of Kabul, dated 17th June 1809 ... . 234 III. —Treaty of friendship and alliance concluded with Shah Kamran of Herat, dated 13th August ...

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    VI CONTENTS. TREATIES, etc., No. XVI.- H. AFGHANISTAN— continued. Page. XVII.- XVIII XIX- XX XXI. ... . • • —Treaty with Amir Habibulla Khan continuing the Agreements which had existed between the British ... of Afghanistan in her foreign re lations, dated 8th August 1919 . • Treaty between Great Britain and Afghanistan ...

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    CONTENTS. v jj APPENDICES. PERSIA. . Page. !•—Treaty of Peace between the Shah of Persia and the Sultan of Turkey, dated 23rd October 1727 iii II-—Abstract translation of a Treaty between Persia and Turkey in 1736 v i HI-—Treaty of Peace concluded at the commencement of 1746 between the Shah of Persia ...

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    dated 27th October 190] .•••••* -Treaty of Friendship between Persia and the Russian Socialist Federal Soviet Republic, dated 26th February 1921 * —Treaty of Friendship between Persia and Afghanistan, dated ... . • • • • • ' -Treaty of Friendship and Security between Persia and Turkey, dated 22nd April 1926 . . • • -Treaty ...

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    February 1921 ......... VIII. —Treaty of alliance between Afghanistan and Turkey, dated 1st March 1921 ... November 1927 .... XIII. —Treaty of Friendship and Security between Afghanistan and Persia, dated 27th ... dated 7th March 1928 XV.—Treaty of Friendship between Afghanistan and Egypt, dated 10th May 1928 ...

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    PART I, Treaties and Engagements relating to Persia. T HE first European power to enter into relations with Persia was the Republic of Venice, which sent a successful mission in 1464. In 1507 the Portuguese under Albuquerque seized the Island of Ormaz. In 1561 Turkey concluded a treaty with Persia: ...

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    independent in Herat, and the Ghilzais in Kandahar. In 1639 Shah Safi IV signed a treaty with Turkey which ...

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    PERSIA. 3 Persia concluded treaties with France in 1708* * * § and 1715t, with Turkey in 1718 and 1722, and a commercial treaty + with Russia in 1715. In 1722 Isfahan was besieged by Mahmud of Kandahar, ... the assistance of Peter the Great. The Czar captured Darband and Baku and concluded a treaty with Tamasp, who ...

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    of the Indus. In 1736, as a result of Nadir Shah’s victories, a treaty* was con cluded between Turkey ... between Turkey and Persia fixing the limits of the two countries on the basis of the treaty of 1639, and this was followed in 1747 by another treaty^ under which certain parts of Iraq and Azerbaijan were ceded to Turkey. ...

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    to Persia to negotiate a political and commer cial alliance. He concluded two treaties in 1801. By the terms of the Political Treaty (No. Ill) the Shah engaged to lay waste the country of the Afghans should they invade ... By the Commercial Treaty (No. IV) all privileges of the old factories were restored, several more were granted, ...

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    PERSIA. G Napoleon, then at the height of his power, and made overtures for a union of political interests with France. In 1806 Napoleon sent Monsieur Taubert to conclude a commercial treaty, afterwards ... put upon the Treaty of 1801 and their refusal to give him assistance against Russia, in consideration ...

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    a preliminary treaty. On Sir John Malcolm’s return, therefore, he set out for Tehran. Further instructions ... no longer able to fulfil, and he there fore found no difficulty in concluding a preliminary Treaty (No. V). By this treaty, concluded in March 1809, all treaties contracted by the Shah with European powers were annulled ...

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    and a Treaty* was drawn up, indicating generally the boundary between the Russian and Persian empires, but leaving its exact direction to be settled by commissioners. In 1823 an Agreementf (Treaty of Erzerum) was concluded between Persia and Turkey, confirming the Treaty of 1746 (Appendix No. Ill) and adding fresh ...

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    in Persian counsels which had been secured to the British Government by the Treaty of Tehran in 1814. ... years the Shah continued to urge the necessity of revising the Treaty of 1814 and of substituting ... their representative in Persia to enter on negotiations for a revision of the treaty, their ascendancy had given place ...

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    renounced their claim to this island under Article 3 of the Treaty* concluded with Persia in that year. ... of a Commercial Treaty (No. XIII) which put the trade of Great Britain and Persia on most favoured nation footing, ...

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    In 1842 Persia concluded a “ perpetual ” treaty with Spain*, under which Spanish subjects were granted ... plaining the 14th article of the Treaty of Turkmanchai, and decreeing that the subjects of either State ... merchandise was put on most favoured nation footing. In 1847 a commercial treaty with France was signed, ...

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    After a brief campaign hostilities were terminated by the Treaty of Paris (No. XT III) concluded on the 4th March 1857. This treaty revived none of the earlier treaties cancelled by the war except ... to make to Russia in accordance with the provisions of the Treaty of Turkmanchai. She stood aloof, ...

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    of articles in the Treaty of Erzerum of 1823 (Appendix No. VI) providing for the remedy of these abuses. ...

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    of assertino 1 the claims of Persia to Kech bv force of arms; but the British Government, having treaty ...

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    with the 60th article of the Treaty of Berlin, by which the lands in dispute were declared to belong to Persia ...

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    of the Gth article of the Treaty of Paris of 1857) to act as arbitrator between the two countries ... Article 3 of the Separate Compact annexed to the Treaty of Turkmanchai (Appendix J7o. VII). In 1903 Persia ...

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    the Persian Govern ment with no alternative but to come to terms with the Soviet. A Russo-Persian Treaty ... a treaty t of friendship was concluded between Persia and Afghanistan. In December the Persian Foreign ... of the Treaty of February 1921 Appendix No. * Appendix No. XXV. t Appendix No. XXVI. ...

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    in accordance with Article 21 of the Russo-Persian Treaty of February 1921 (Appendix No. XXV). In 1927 Persia concluded a treaty of Guarantee and Neutrality with Turkey.! In 1927 Persia concluded a treaty of Guarantee ...

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    with Turkey—as supplements to the Perso-Afghan reaty of 1927 and the Tureo-Persian Treaty of 192C, respectively, ... ritorial jurisdiction agreed to abandon that right and to make fresh treaties with Persia on equal terms. Such treaties have already been made between Persia and Germany, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, Belgium, Egypt, ...

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    Treaty of 1921, and formed the subject of negotiation during 1924 and 1925. The Russian Govern ment ... in 1916 and eventually handed over by the Soviet Government under the terms of the 1921 Treaty ...

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    an agency of the Russian State Bank, changed its title to “ Banque d’Escompte.” By the Russo-Persian treaty ... the British Government the use of the line on payment of specified charges. In 1863 a treaty was signed ...

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    and Tehran: and in 1869, by a “treaty”* con cluded with Mr. George Siemens on behalf of the Indo-European Tele ... But in the case of its renewal they were to receive from the Persian Government (Article 1 of “ Treaty ” of 24th ...

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    was concluded between Persia and Russia, in accordance with Article 21 of the Russo-Persian Treaty of February ...

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    in 1862, the Shah claimed the execution of the Tth article of the Treaty of 1857 (No. XVIII) on the ground ...

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    34 PERSIA—SISTAN. British Minister at Tehran was, under article 6 of the Treaty of 1857, instructed to offer British arbitration on the question of the sovereignty and boundaries of the whole of Sistan on both sides of the river Helmand, on the basis of ancient right and present possession. The Shah even ...

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    PliRSIA—PERSIAN BALUCHISTAN AND KERMAN ment for arbitration under Article VI of tbe Treaty of 1857, and Colonel ...

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    38 PERSIA. Besides the Treaties, Agreements, etc., mentioned in the Narrative of Persia the following are lists of (a) Multilateral Treaties to which. Persia is a party, (b) Bi-lateral Treaties, etc., ... signed, but not so far ratified, by her. (a) Multilateral Treaties to ivhich Persia is a 'party. Sanitary ...

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    PERSIA. 39 Czechoslovakia . Agreement Denmark Convention Protocol . Notes Treaty . Convention Agreement Egypt . . .-j France . . .j Germany . 4 ^Treaty IjProtocd . Agreement f Agreement [Notes Notes Treaty . Protocol . Convention Protocol . Convention Protocol . Notes Convention Hejaz . Hungary Treaty ...

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    40 PERSIA. Poland . . Treaty Convention Protocol . Notes Notes Soviet Union . Treaty Agreement ... . , Notes Agreement Treaty Notes Treaty . Switzerland Protocol . Notes United States of Notes . America. ... 1928. (tariffs) to Convention of March 19, 1927. Interpretation of Treaty of Apl. 14, 1928. Friendship ...

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    without Translation of a Firman from Futteh Ali Shah, King of Persia, and of an annexed Treaty concluded ...

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    and Treaties, calculated for duration and permanence, and for mutual good understanding, have been con tracted, ... the favour of the king ; and you must act in conformity to the conditions of the annexed Treaty that has been ... Seal of Mirza Aumud. Seal of Mtrz \ Fuzullah. Seal of Mirza Yusoof. Treaty annexed. Preamble .—Praise ...

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    the clear meaning of (the Treaty) which has been established on a solid basis is fully explained ... these metaphors, worthy of exposi tion at this happy period of auspicious aspect, a Treaty has been concluded ... ' This Treaty between these two great States shall be binding on race after race, and the two governments must ...

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    the world exists, the contents of this exalted Treaty shall remain an admired picture in the mirror ... King of Persia, and of an annexed Treaty concluded by Hajee Ibrahim Khan, Prime Minister, on the part ...

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    and desires of the high in rank above mentioned, and a treaty, sealed with the seal of the minister" of our ... conformity with the conditions of the Treaty concluded and exchanged between the high in rank, the exalted ... enumerated. Let no one act contrary to this high command, or to the contents of the annexed Treaty ...

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    the ornament of the world, the completer of the works of mankind, the Governor General of India. This Treaty ...

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    liberty to do so, and to carry with him his property. The Articles of the Treaty between the two States ...

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    to commerce. John Malcolm, Envoy. Seal of Hajee Ibrahim Khan. No. V. Preliminary Treaty concluded by Sir ... to arrange and form a definite Treaty of alliance and friendship between the two high States, ...

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    a basis for establishing a sincere and everlasting definitive Treaty of strict friendship and union. And it is agreed that the said definitive Treaty, precisely expressing the wishes and obligations of each party, ... that from the date of these preliminary Articles, every Treaty or agreement he may have made with any one ...

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    in the definitive Treaty. Akticle 6. But if the said troops remain by the desire of His Majesty the King of Persia ... Majesty or pregnant with injury or disadvantage to the British territories in India. This Treaty ... Jones. Form of His Majesty Futteh Ali Shah’s ratification of the Preliminary Treaty with England. ...

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    I'lCUtSlA— NOS. V— 1809 AND VI—1812. has brought a copy ot the said Treaty ratified by, and sealed ... ratified and approved of the said pre liminary Treaty and have affixed our prosperous seal to the same ; and the Articles agreed to therein are of that nature which will be fully explained in the definitive Treaty. No. ...

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