'File 35/86 II A 45 Muscat - Commercial Treaty of 1891 and revision of treaty 1922' [256v] (520/572)
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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^olltloal Agency An office of the British Government and, earlier, of the East India Company. Mid U*i5*l *« Contjuleite
Muuoat 10th Janunry i930«
fcajor G.»# Murphy# i# ••
^ olitloaX anu oonLui#
The Hon'ble the ^ oiltloal Hoaicicnt
in the Peraian Oulf
'Ylth reference to Fort?lgn and i'olltlc^l licpartuient
letter lio»F.225»V29#d»ted Slot 3 )eceift\>er 1929, toinaai to your
eddrees* 1 hove the? icnour to report an followsS-
|# Article of the Treaty between the United st;tee of
/iinerica and J uscat reado aa followai-
w Veseele of the United Ntatee entering any port within
the Sultan ♦b doalnlone ahull pay no more than B>5 duties on the
cargo landed#eto• etc« H
Similarly Article 10 of the kuactit Treaty with i^rfince
•» iio duty exceeding aYuilX be levied on goods iwported
by French ▼easels into the doalnlone of t^yud ^uoed bin bultan
the Sultan of liuacat, etc* M
Interpreting these articles literally, the Intoreats of .wrlca
and France here to-day any be regarded as nil*
I would however refer you to the French I'lag question*
Until 1920, a list of the surviving flag holders and remaining
Pur vessels entitled to fly the French flag was furnishetl by
the French Conuulote In Uusoat to the British ConsuX* -he last
list furnished shows five owners entitled to fly the r< nch
flag in accordance with Articles 1 and of the u\mrd in
respect of 8 vessels#
Since the closure of the French Consuli te at IUisOfct #
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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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