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Coll 28/45 ‘Persia. Anglo-Persian Treaty negotiations; abrogation of existing treaties.’ [‎40r] (79/154)

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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Notes.
Minute Paper.
Register No.
P.z.
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SECRET.
POLITICAL DEPARTMENT
Dated
Rec.
19
To
Date.
Initials.
SUBJECT.
Under Secretary ..
Secretary of State.
Committee
Under Secretary.
Secretary of State.
W.f.
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Persian Negotiations .
Question of abrogation of existing
Treaties.
Copy of
FOR INFORMATION.
Please see previous discussion on
P.Z.3138/32 below and the instructions sent
to Mr. Hoare in Foreign Office Despatch on
23rd June, No. 358, on P.Z.3708/32.
Mr. Hoare's latest telegram speaks for
itself so far as abrogation is concerned.
The formula he suggests is open to objection,
1 since the Treaties in question will only
' cease to be binding on the signature of the
ITreaty, and the Foreign Office are, I think,
SEEN
POLITICAL committee, unlikely to accept his proposal. It will be
remembered that the same point arose quite
recently in connection with the draft Treaty
Article about Slavery, in the case of which
the Minister had suggested the adoption of a
similar/
3 0 AlIP 1952
Previous Papers
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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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