‘A collection of treaties, engagements and sanads relating to India and neighbouring countries’  (522/578)
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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AFGHANISTAN—APPENDIX NO. VII 1921.
The present treaty is drawn up in the Russian and Persian languages ; both
texts are accounted authentic.
The present treaty shall come into force upon its ratification by the Govern
ments of the High Contracting Parties. The exchange of ratifications shall take
place at Kabul, in witness whereof the Plenipotentiaries of both parties have
signed the present treaty and set their seals thereto.
Drawn up in Moscow on the 28th day of February 1921.
In amplification of Clause X of the present treaty, the Government of the Rus
sian Socialist Federated Soviet Republic gives the following assistance to the
Sovereign State of Afghanistan :—
(1) A yearly free subsidy to the extent of one million gold or silver roubles
in coin or bullion.
(2) Construction of the Kushk-Herat-Kandahar-Kabul telegraph line.
(3) In addition to this, the Government of the Russian Socialist Federated
Soviet Republic expresses its readiness to place at the disposal of
the Afghan Government technical and other specialists.
The Government of the Russian Socialist Federated Soviet Republic shall
afford this assistance to the Government of the Sovereign State of Afghanistan
within two months after the coming into force of the present treaty.
The present supplementary clause shall have the same legal validity as the
other clauses of the present treaty.
Moscow, this 28th day of February 1921.
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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)
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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