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'File 35/86 II A 45 Muscat - Commercial Treaty of 1891 and revision of treaty 1922' [‎6r] (17/572)

The record is made up of 1 volume (281 folios). It was created in 12 Feb 1922-11 Mar 1931. It was written in English and Arabic. 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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Whereas the undersigned, Edmund Roberts, a citizen of the United Sta,tes
of America and a resident of Portsmouth in the State of Isew Hampshire,
being duly appointed a Special Agent by Letters Patent under the signature
of the President, and seal of the United States of America, bearing date
at the City of Washington, the twenty-sixth day of January, Anno Domini
one thousand eight hundred and thirty-two, for negotiating and concluding a
Treaty of Amity and Commerce between the United States of America and
His Ma jest v Syud Sueed Bin, Sultan of Maskat: now know ye that 1,
Edmund Roberts, Special Agent as aforesaid, do conclude the foregoing Treaty
of Amity and Commerce, and every Article and Clause therein contained,
reserving the same nevertheless for the final ratification of the 1 resident of
the United States of America, by and with the advice and consent of the
Senate of the United States.
Done at the Royal Palace in the City of Maskat, in the Kingdom oi
Oman, on the 21st day of September, in the year of our Lord 1833, and of
the Independence of the United States of America the fifty-seventh, coire-
sponding to the 6tli day of the Moon, called Jumadee-ul-Awul, in the } eai
Allijra (Hijree) 1249.
(Sd.) Edmund Robeuts.

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Correspondence concerning the Muscat Commercial Treaty of 1891 and a revision of the treaty in 1922. Includes the text of the 1833 Treaty of Amity and Commerce between the USA and Sayyid Sa'id bin Sultan [Saʻīd bin Sulṭān] of Muscat and correspondence with the United States of America over the revisions. Letters discuss the raising of the rate of customs from 5% to 10%. The file includes the text of the 1922 agreement in Arabic and English.

Correspondents include Political Resident A senior ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul General) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Residency. , Persian Gulf Historically used by the British to refer to the sea area between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. Often referred to as The Gulf or the Arabian Gulf. ; Political Agent A mid-ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Agency. , Muscat; Deputy Secretary to the Government of India; Commonwealth of Australia, Governor General's Office; Foreign Secretary to the Government of India in the Foreign and Political Department; Secretary of State, United States.

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1 volume (281 folios)
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The papers are arranged chronologically from the front to the rear of the file.

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Foliation: this file has circled foliation numbers that begin on front cover and end on back cover.

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English and Arabic in Latin and Arabic script
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