'File 35/86 II A 45 Muscat - Commercial Treaty of 1891 and revision of treaty 1922' [10v] (26/572)
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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Appendix No. 5.—Maskat and Zanzibar.
M bereas the undersigned, Edmund Roberts, a citizen of the United States
ol America and a resident of Portsmouth in the State of New Hampshire
S 1 tL P 7 7 v r te i a S rr 1 u Age T nt ^ Letters Patent the sigLture
at ftp rT ,de f n V nd .- Seal 0f U 6 United States 0f Ameri ^ faring date
at the City of Washington, the twenty-sixth day of January, Anno Domini
TrLtvTrA Tn red aUd th . irty " tw0 ' for ^tiating and concluding a
u L • A atl l Comri3 erce between the United States of America and
is Majesty Syud Sueed Bin, Sultan of Maskat: now know ye that J
"'['5', b pe elal Agent as aforesaid, do conclude the foregoing Treaty
of Am.ty and Commerce, and every Article and Clause thercr,, contained
rr^; , >e of a r e n r erthel . ess for t'"' ratification of the President of
Senate of the United States! 10 ^ y and ^ ^ofthe
Done at the Royal Palace in the City of Maskat, in the Kino-dom nf
man 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 corre-
AUijra^Hijree) 6 1249. ^ 0l the Mo0a ' C! ' lled J " m ^e-ul-Awul, in the year
(Sd.) Edmund Roberts.
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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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