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'File 35/86 II A 45 Muscat - Commercial Treaty of 1891 and revision of treaty 1922' [‎38r] (81/572)

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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01 rr'tnbe adm'iniatered niider'the "control of a special 'Board^for the im-
sucU due harbour andthe construction and maintenance of Tigh-tiouses,
provement : u the atore -mentioned provisions shall he con-
sWuLl'solTtoVempt'britial."vessels from payment of sushshipping, tonnage,
liarbour or other dues as may hereafter he agreed upon.
Article IX.
The duties leviable under Article VI of this treaty shall be payaMein
• V.® i ' In.-nl tender in British India, unless, by common consent of the
c .in which « of His Hi.rhnes's Customs House, it is agreed in
a'^y Satisfy all dne^by delivery of one-twentieth part of the imported
^The value of all goods on which duty is to be levied sball be calculated
aocorJiw- to I 0011 casl1 1 1 " 069 ruUn! '' ^ , i n,.,
■" S. event 'it « Sit
denned by a the' 0 Cust-.m llose' authorities purchasing the goods at the
trader's valuation plus ten per cent.
^ Article X.
.Uo ^ thR nreaent treaty to secure that the_

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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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