'File 35/86 II A 45 Muscat - Commercial Treaty of 1891 and revision of treaty 1922' [65v] (136/572)
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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The houses, dwellings, warehouses, and other premises of British subieets
or of persons actually in tneir regular service, within the dominions of His
Jiighness the Sultan, shall not be entered, or searched under any pretext bv
the olficials of His Highness without the consent of the occupier, unless with
the cognisance and assistance of the British Consul or his substitute
It is hereby agreed between the two High Contracting Parties that, in the
event of an agreement being hereafter arrived at between His Highness the
Sultan and the various Powers _ with which His Highness shall he in treaty
relations, including Great Britain, which must be a consenting party, whereby
the residents of a district or town shall, without distinction of nationality be
made subject to the payment of local taxes for municipal and sanitary purposes
the same to be axed and administered by, or under the control of, a special
Board, nothing contained in this treaty shall be understood so as to exempt
British residents from the payment of such taxes as may in like circumstances
be payable by the subjects of His Highness.
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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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