Coll 28/45 ‘Persia. Anglo-Persian Treaty negotiations; abrogation of existing treaties.’ [48r] (95/154)
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.
This transcription is created automatically. It may contain errors.
l -l l
V i <,
}’(T ’ T/JU '•.' .3 .
88rd June, 3 W 2
In your deapntoh no. 78 of the 18th T’ebrunry you reported
the eubetcnoo of yom- eonvoreetlon with the rinlster of court
on t)K? ^uootion of th«t crtlcle in the proposed / nglo-rersicn
nanarol treaty vhioh le to do©! with the abrogation of treaties»
convention!) tnd agrocmcnte concluded before 1928j and you
rec’ueoted mo to furnish you with convincing orgunents in euppoi*t
of the view that it is essential to enwnerato ell such
y. The nttituae of Mo Majesty's Government in tho United
Kingdom in regfird to this question is mainly governed by the
following consideration. if there is a Treaty article stating
thrt Treaties / f B end o, and conventions u and v, 9 and
/greeraents P» 0 and it ore ebi ogated, the effect of this article ' "
la perfectly clear and must correspond exactly to the intention
of both par tics to tho Treaty. !f, on the other hand, there
is a Treaty article stating that all Treaties, Conventions end
/greemente coneluded between the two parties before a certain
date ore abrogated, it is difficult to be sure that the result
will, in fact, correspond to the intentions of each of the
parties. The latter procedure, in the view of His Majesty's
Oovermienty is unusual; it is ambiguous, and it is also
dangerous* It may result in the disappearance directly, or by
Iriiplicetion, of some agreement of real value. It may give
the rereien Government in the future an opportunity, or at
least an excuse, for re-opening some difficult question which
could otherwise safely be regarded as having been finally
RefUKoere, rsq., CeH*G* 9
etc., etc*, etc*,
About this item
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.
- Extent and format
- 1 file (75 folios)
The papers are arranged in approximate chronological order from the rear to the front of the file.
- Physical characteristics
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.
- Written in
- English and French in Latin script View the complete information for this record
Use and share this item
- Share this item
Coll 28/45 ‘Persia. Anglo-Persian Treaty negotiations; abrogation of existing treaties.’ [48r] (95/154), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/12/3450, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100044858042.0x000060> [accessed 14 November 2019]
Copy and paste the code below into your web page where you would like to embed the image.
<meta charset="utf-8"><a href="https://www.qdl.qa/en/archive/81055/vdc_100044858042.0x000060">Coll 28/45 ‘Persia. Anglo-Persian Treaty negotiations; abrogation of existing treaties.’ [‎48r] (95/154)</a> <a href="https://www.qdl.qa/en/archive/81055/vdc_100044858042.0x000060"> <img src="https://images.qdl.qa/iiif/images/81055/vdc_100000000648.0x000004/IOR_L_PS_12_3450_0095.jp2/full/!280,240/0/default.jpg" alt="" /> </a>
Copyright: How to use this content
- Coll 28/45 ‘Persia. Anglo-Persian Treaty negotiations; abrogation of existing treaties.’
- front, front-i, 2r:2v, 3v, 5r:22v, 26r:28v, 30r:76v, back-i, back
- East India Company, the Board of Control, the India Office, or other British Government Department
- Usage terms
- Open Government Licence