'File 35/86 II A 45 Muscat - Commercial Treaty of 1891 and revision of treaty 1922' [27v] (60/572)
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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1 The duties leviable under Article VI of this treaty shall be payable in
coin which is lesjal tender in British India, unless, by common consent of the
trader and of the authorities of His Hi^hnes's Customs House, it is agreed in
any case to satisfy all dues by delivery of one-twentieth part of the imported
The value of all goods on which duty is to be levied &hall be calculated
according to the local cash prices ruling at the date of levy. .
In the event of any dispute arising between a British subject and the
Custom House authorities regarding the value of goods imported, this shall be
determined by the Custom House authorities purchasing the goods at the
trader's valuation plus ten per cent.
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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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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 View the complete information for this record
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