'File 35/86 II A 45 Muscat - Commercial Treaty of 1891 and revision of treaty 1922' [235v] (478/572)
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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Act of Berlin nor, consequently, to the Declaration of
Brussels, nor were they parties to the convention of St.
Gerrnain-en-ija/e. Nevertheless His kajesty t s Government
assume that the United States Government do not, under
x ^resent circumstances, insist upon the limitation to a
maximum of ten per cent ad valorem, in accordance with the
terms of article 1 of the Convention of the 31st ka/, 190^,
"between Great Britain and the United States, of the import
duties upon merchandise imported into the Protectorate. On
similar grounds His .ulajesty's Government assume that the
United States Government do not insist, in virtue of
article III of the Treaty of September iilst i833, between the
United States and ^uscat, cyn the limitation of export duties
raised by the Zanzibar Government. You shoula request the
United States Government to confirm to you that these
assumptions are correct.
I am, etc.,
Sd/- i .M* ^now.
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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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