Coll 28/45 ‘Persia. Anglo-Persian Treaty negotiations; abrogation of existing treaties.’ [36r] (71/154)
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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Arzrangeaent which has long been in iferce*
Prolonged discussion of this question has,
however, failed to bring to light any agreement
not already accounted for at the outset of the
negotiations other than the 1841 Treaty - (in
eo far a ft It R&y be held to affect the Bushlre
Hesidency) - and the agreementa relating to the
Persian frontiers, For reasons of which you
are already aware. Hie Majesty’s Government have
recently agreed that the 1841 Treaty may if
necessary be left out of account in any enumera
tion of the instruments to be abrogated. The
continuing obligation® of the frontier agreement®
must s on the other hand, be definitely covered
in the proposed general treaty article©
Subject to that condition, I am prepared in the
last resort to agree to the Persian proposals,
©nd the accompanying draft treaty article will
shew you in what form I consider this conces
sion should be made*
10* Before, however, you discuss this new
draft with the Minister of Court, 1 shall be
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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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