Coll 28/45 ‘Persia. Anglo-Persian Treaty negotiations; abrogation of existing treaties.’ [50r] (99/154)
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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Yifhtch T&lght ev^ntufflly be tho ccu&e of* oorlouo dlsput&s*
**♦ JT3.8 Kr>jesty 9 s Oov^mmo^t, thorefore* are strongly of*
opinion that the proponed Treaty article should teke some such
foi'd as the followings** ‘’From the date or the entry into
M force of the present Treaty, and of the Treaty of ^omwerce
’and navigation al&o signed this day between the High
0onlineting Parties, the following Treeties, Oonvention© end
w /greeaents between the two High Contracting pertiea tshell
1 ooaee to be bindingjf 0
'* The Persian Oovernment have never put forward eny
rot-ac^if>ble objoctioTis to this course of action* The
objections mentioned by Teyrncmrtfiche in the course of hie
recent conversation v«ith you, and reported in paragraph 2 of
your despatch under reply, need not be regarded ns
insuperable* The Persian government may dislike the idea of ©
specific mention of the Angl^-^ereien Agreement of 1019, but
rino<5 there can be no doubt whatever that that pgreement is
* * ; • *• 1 "
not at present in force, there appears to His Majesty’s
Government in the united Kingdom no need foi* it to be
abrogated, and therefor* no need for it to be mentioned in the
proposed article. Teymourtache’s similar objection to a
specific mention of the slavery convention of 1883 is difficult
to understand, ind indeed seome merely frivolous, in view of
his own proposal mentioned in your despatch no* 101 of
February 2<ith, in which he himself actually proposes to
mention this convention in th© preamble to the proposed
Slavery retocol. j a- unam-rc of the reel reasons which
under!is the Pereien ooverament’o ob^eotiona to the proposal
of Hia Majesty’s Oovornment, but I would remind you that
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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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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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