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Coll 28/1 ‘Persia. Treaties & Relations with Foreign Powers. Treaties with Czechoslovakia, Norway, Germany, Finland, France, U.S.A., Belgium, Denmark, Latvia, Switzerland, Hungary, Japan.’ [‎71r] (141/231)

The record is made up of 1 file (114 folios). It was created in 30 Jan 1931-19 Jul 1941. It was written in English and French. 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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reporting the conclusion of « treaty of seity, doeilclle and
oo^erce between flenn.arlc and Persia, I have the honour to
rexrt that a n >tice In the Gazette of the Ministry for
Foreign Affaire of inarch 8,1934, states thati
in this treaty the two contracting Powers declare
that they will preserwe peace and friendship with each
other. Post-favoured-nation treatment Is laid down In
regard to domiciliary facilities for subjects of the one
«tate in the territories of the other (special regulations
apply for commercial companies;? and a so In regard to
the commercial activities of subjects and of companies
already established In the respective countries, In regard
to the acquisition of real and moveable property. In
regard to the rights of commercial travellers. In regard
to the Import end export of goods, taxation of individuals
end companies, and In relation to shipping.
U Further, the treaty contains Inter ali a provisions
i regarding access to Courts of Justice, in regard to mutual
exemption from military service and civil commissions. In
/regard to probate of estate and also to expropriation".
8 . X am sending a copy of this despatch to His Majesty’s
Representative st Tehran.
I have the honour to be with the highest respect
Sir,
Your most obedient,
humble Servant,
HUGH GURNEY

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Papers reporting on various treaties and agreements signed between the Persian [Iranian] Government, and other foreign powers. The agreements and related papers were sent by the Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs to the Under-Secretary of State for India, accompanied by a cover note. The file includes the texts of a number of these agreements, all of which are in French. In some instances, copies of correspondence between government representatives are appended to the agreements, as are newspaper cuttings reporting agreements.

The file also includes papers and British Government correspondence relating to a break in diplomatic relations between Iran and France from 28 December 1938 to 19 February 1939, in response to articles about cats ( chats ) appearing in the French press, perceived by the Iranian Government to be an allusion to the Shah.

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1 file (114 folios)
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The papers are arranged in approximate chronological order from the rear to the front of the file.

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Foliation: the foliation sequence for this description commences at the inside front cover with 1, and terminates at the last folio with 115; these numbers are written in pencil, are circled, and are located in the top right corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. side of each folio. A previous foliation sequence, which exists between ff 2-114 and is also circled, has been superseded and therefore crossed out.

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Coll 28/1 ‘Persia. Treaties & Relations with Foreign Powers. Treaties with Czechoslovakia, Norway, Germany, Finland, France, U.S.A., Belgium, Denmark, Latvia, Switzerland, Hungary, Japan.’ [‎71r] (141/231), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/12/3390, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100042206510.0x000090> [accessed 18 October 2018]

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