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Coll 28/45 ‘Persia. Anglo-Persian Treaty negotiations; abrogation of existing treaties.’ [‎6r] (11/154)

The record is made up of 1 file (75 folios). It was created in 30 Mar 1932-25 Jan 1934. 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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(&) Paragraph Wa concur in this paragraph on the
assumption that it is agreed taut our rights at Basidu
shall be surrendered as part of a satisfactory general
Treaty settlement, and that H.HhG. will be content with
a '’gentleman's agreement" at Henjam. The Admiralty will
no doubt develop in greater detail the question of the
special conditions, if any, to be required of the Persian
Government at Henjam in this event.
(b) Paragraph 10 . 7/e will write separately about
the Duzdap Hailway, your latest proposals on which were
sent to the Government of India by the air mail of 22nd
December.
(c) Paragraph 12 . as you will see below, we are
prepared to agree, in the light of the Government of
India's views, to give Hoars discretion in the matter of
the balance of the Debt. But Inula are equally interested
in this matter with the Treasury ana we suggest, therefore,
the following modifications in paragraph 12 of the draft
instructions:
Line 2 "His IVlajesty's Government and the Gove rnment
cf India ."
Line 4 "without prior reference to me qi Jh the
Government of Ind ia. ' rt
Line 7 "in which the suggestion, with which the
Secretary ox state for Inala agrees ,
is made.
4. Articles of Treaty . (I comment on those only on
which any specific question arises).
(a) Article I and Annex . As regards Koweit, etc. we
note the views expressed in paragraphs 5 to 8 of your letter
of 28th October. I deal with the question of Bahrein under
Article VII below. We would see no objection to your
suggestion that the woras "une tierce puissance quelconque"
might/

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The correspondence concerns the drafting of an article for a general treaty between Great Britain and Persia [Iran] that would outline the abrogation of treaties, conventions and agreements concluded between the two nations before 1928. The file’s principal correspondents are: HM’s Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary in Tehran, Reginald Hervey Hoare; George William Rendel of the Foreign Office; John Gilbert Laithwaite of the 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. . The file includes several French texts which include drafts of the treaty article being discussed, and copies of correspondence from the Persian Minister for Foreign Affairs.

The file includes a divider, which gives a list of correspondence references contained in the file by year. This is placed at the back of the correspondence.

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1 file (75 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 (used for referencing) commences at the front cover with 1, and terminates at the inside back cover with 77; these numbers are written in pencil 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 is also circled, has been superseded and therefore crossed out.

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