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Coll 28/45 ‘Persia. Anglo-Persian Treaty negotiations; abrogation of existing treaties.’ [‎11r] (21/154)

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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From
(COPIES
CIRCULATED)
Dated
Government of India, Foreign and Politioal
Department, to Secretary of State for India.
2479,
nd Walton S s
Persian
Delhi, 17th November, 1933<,
Received 17th November, 1933, 1„15 poiru
XXX
IMPORTANT
2727 . ^
Your telegrams of 9th October, 2478 and
demi-official letter of the 7th October, P.Z.
negotiationSc
(a) Vfe agree to drop Resij^ncy question from proposed
Treaty;
(b) We accept th^^oreign Office redraft of preamble;
(c) No chans^r is necessary in title of Royal Indian
Marine until passing^f Indian Navy Bill;
Id) As regards (? lapsed) treaties, we concur in view
expressed in Foreign Office letter of 27th September, 1932,
f. 3y
f. iff*)
yTtfEpy) /2355/34.
(e) (? Article AI7). Debt. We agree to His Majesty
minister (? being) given ne/essary discretion in the matter.
(f) Article iSfll. Claims 0 We are prepared to agree
to understanding sugges/ed by the Foreign Office and the Treasury
and accept present te/t of paragraph No. 3.
(g) Art/cle Till. We concur in remark as to
necessity for the/exemption of the lighthouse staff at Tamb from
Persian customsyuues and vise in the event of Island being leased
to Persia.
A separate communication will follow in regard to Duzdap
railway.

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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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