Coll 28/45 ‘Persia. Anglo-Persian Treaty negotiations; abrogation of existing treaties.’ [9r] (17/154)
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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the article itself ana not he relegated to an exchange
ofaiotes in order to distract attention from it ( though
we Quite appreciate what you say as to tho binding
character of notes). We have never been very
satisfied with the first sentence of the article which
is entirely lacking in precision and merely perpetuates
a status quo that is in some cases indeterminate, but
the second sentence to some extent redeems the
(i) Article XI * nuzdan Railway., We will write
separately to you about this.
(j) Article XII . Debt . In the light of the views
expressed by the Government of India and the ireasury,
the Secretary of state agrees that Hoare should be
given discretion to offer the abandonment of the
remaining £510,000 of the War and post-War Debt, in
return for a satisfactory treaty settlement. He agrees
with the suggestion made in Grieve*s letter of 10th
November (see addition suggested above to paragraph 12
of the instructions).
(k) Article XIII . Claims. We note that the
examination of the claims has now been completed by
the Foreign Office but that it is proposed to instruct
Hoare to postpone discussion in the matter if possible
pending further consideration here. subject to the
result of such consideration we are content, in the
light of the Government of India’s views, to agree to
the understanding proposed by the Foreign Oflice and the
Treasury (see paragraph 6 (n) of Walton’s letter to
Fraser-Tytier, No.P.Z.6392/33 of 7th October) and we
concur in the present text of paragraph 3 of the araft
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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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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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