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‘A collection of treaties, engagements and sanads relating to India and neighbouring countries’ [‎3] (10/578)

The record is made up of 1 volume (289 folios). It was created in 1933. It was written in English and French. The original is part of the British Library: India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. Records and Private Papers.

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CONTENTS.
iii
I.—PERSIA— continued.
TREATIES, etc., No.
XXTTT.—Protocol signed by the repi’esentatives of Great
Britain, Russia, Persia and Turkey relating to the
Turco-Persian frontier, dated 4th November 1913 .
Annexure A to the above Treaty . . . .
Annexure B to the above Treaty ....
XXIV. —Agreement between the British Government and
Persia for the loan to Persia of expert advisers
and for the grant of a loan of £2,000,000 for the
execution of reforms, dated 9th August 1919 .
XXV. —Agreement between Great Britain and Persia modi
fying the Commercial Convention of 1903, dated 21st
March 1920 ........
XXVI.—Tariff Autonomy Treaty between Great Britain and
Persia, dated 10th May 1928 .....
Exchange of Notes regarding the entry into force of
the Treaty . . . . . .
Exchange of Notes regarding the maintenance in
force of provisions of existing Treaties
Exchange of Notes regarding the commercial relations
between the Self-Governing Dominions and Persia .
Exchange of Notes regarding Imperial Airways, Ld.
Exchange of Notes regarding the position of British
nationals in Persia after the abolition of the Capi
tulations ........
Exchange of Notes regarding British missionary work
Foreign Concessions.
NARRATIVE
Telegraphs.
NARRATIVE
TREATIES, etc., No.
XXVII.—Engagement entered into by the Persian Minister
for Foreign Affairs for the construction of a tele
graph line from Khanikin to Bushire, dated 1863
XXVIII.—Telegraph Convention concluded with the Shah for
the construction and supervision of a second wire
from Bushire to Khanikin, dated 23rd November
1865
XXIX.—Convention between Great Britain and Persia for the
extension and protection of telegraphic communi
cation between Europe and India, dated 2nd April
1868
XXX.—Agreement with the Persian Minister for Foreign
Affairs for the continuance of the Telegraph Con
vention of 1865 for a further period of three
months, dated 19th June 1872 . . . . .
XXXI.—Telegraph Convention between Great Britain and
Persia for the supervision and construction of a
third wire from Tehran to Bushire, dated 2nd
December 1872
Prolongation of the Telegraph Convention of 1872,
dated 3rd July 1887 ......
■ XXXII.—Agreement with the Persian Minister for Foreign
Affairs fixing the territorial limits of the Telegraph
station at Jask, dated 25tb February 1887 .
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The volume is the fifth edition of volume 13 of a collection of historic treaties, engagements and sanads (charters) relating to India and its neighbouring countries, namely Persia and Afghanistan. This volume, originally compiled by Charles Umpherston Aitchison, Under Secretary to the Government of India in the Foreign Department, was revised in 1930 and published in 1933 by the Manager of Publications in Delhi, under the authority of the Government of India.

Part 1 of the volume contains treaties and engagements relating to Persia and dating from between 12 April 1763 and 10 May 1929. The treaties refer to: trade agreements; foreign relations; prohibition and suppression of the slave trade; sovereignty and status of Persian regions; frontier negotiations; foreign concessions; telegraph lines. Part 2 of the volume contains treaties and engagements relating to Afghanistan and dating from between 17 June 1809 and 6 May 1930. The treaties relate to: foreign relations; the establishment of boundaries and frontier negotiations; peace treaties; commercial relations; import of arms. A number of appendices follow part 2, which contain the text of treaties relating to both Persia and Afghanistan.

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1 volume (289 folios)
Arrangement

The volume is arranged into two parts covering Persia and Afghanistan respectively, as are the appendices at the end of the volume. Each part is divided into a number of chapters, identified by Roman numerals, and arranged chronologically, from the earliest treaties to the most recent. At the beginning of each part is a general introduction to the treaties and engagements that follow.

There is a contents page at the front of the volume (ff 4-8) which lists the geographical regions and treaties. The contents pages refers to the volume’s pagination system. There is a subject index, arranged alphabetically, at the end of the volume (ff 277-87) which also refers to the volume’s pagination system.

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Foliation: The foliation sequence commences at the inside front cover, and terminates at the inside back cover; these numbers are written in pencil, are circled, and are located in the top right corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. side of each folio (except for the front cover where the folio number is on the verso The back of a paper sheet or leaf. ).

Pagination: The volume also contains an original printed pagination sequence.

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