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‘A collection of treaties, engagements and sanads relating to India and neighbouring countries’ [‎15] (568/578)

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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Index.
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Persia— contd .
Transfer of relations with to the Government of India . . 9
Treaties between Afghanistan and .... 20, 22, 225, 229
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to
Unrestricted trade in allowed to the English
Visit to of envoys from—
England .....
France
Russia .....
Spain
Withdrawal of British troops from
Persian Baluchistan. —Account of and Kerman
Persian Gulf—
British demonstration in the against Persia .
Capture by the Arab ruler of Muscat pf the islands in
Farman granted to the English for trade in the —— .
Operations against pirates in the .
Peshawar—
Reoccupation of by Amir Dost Muhammad Khan
Seizure of by Ranjit Singh
Peter the Great, Czar of Russia. —Assistance given by —
Tamasp of Persia . . .
Petroleum. —Exploitation of in Persia
Pi shin —
Assigned districts of Kurram, Sibi and made over
Afghanistan .....
Severance of from Afghanistan
Portuguese—
Capture by the of Ormaz
Expulsion of the from Ormaz
Post Offices—
Closure of foreign in Persia
Postal Agreements between India and Persia
Postal arrangements between Afghanistan and India
Postal Convention between Persia and Russia
PoTTINGER, ElDRED
Pul-i-Khatun.— Russian occupation of on the Hari Rud
Pul-i-Khisti—
Russian attack on an Afghan force at
Russian occupation of on the Murghab .
. 4, 44, 51
1, 2, 5, 6, 7
2, 5
2
2
20, 35
35
10
2
4
9
206
204
3
25
Shah
by
211, 242
212
1
1 , 2
21
21
291
21
10, 205
216
216
216
Q
Qajar Dynasty.—D eposition of the
21
R
Railways—
Amul in Mazanderan
Building of in Persia
Julfa-Tabriz
Mohammerah-Bandar-i-Gaz -
North-Western
Nushki-Duzd ap
via Hamadan and Tehran
23
18. 23, 24
23
24
35
35

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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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