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Coll 28/45 ‘Persia. Anglo-Persian Treaty negotiations; abrogation of existing treaties.’ [‎32r] (63/154)

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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probability you will ty ve realieeu; * tacy ao not
proving with ©ufiicient exactitude for the
eituotion which would be created by the discovery,
et soaie date after the conclusion of the General
Treaty, of a forgotten agreement of actual iispor-
t&noG* Such phrases as “the revision of our
‘"oiutual rel&tiems”, “the revision of the status
‘‘quo ' and ’si cet eete correspond ou non aux
“concUtions f(Ctuelles p “ would, in fact, orovid©
a wide field for argument and divergent inter
pretation F but no real security from the point ot
view of Hia fajeaty*® Government; wni.le tne
provision for eventual arbitration (which in
view oi the accession of both parties to the
Options! Clause is not strictly necessary^ is
clearly far from satisfactory as a solution of
the disputes to which such phrases must In
evitably give rise*
6- It would no doubt be possible to define
with coneidembly greater precision the proce
dure to be adopted if some forgotten agree;uent
were

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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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English and French in Latin script
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Coll 28/45 ‘Persia. Anglo-Persian Treaty negotiations; abrogation of existing treaties.’ [‎32r] (63/154), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/12/3450, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100044858042.0x000040> [accessed 12 November 2019]

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