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Coll 28/45 ‘Persia. Anglo-Persian Treaty negotiations; abrogation of existing treaties.’ [‎52r] (103/154)

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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Ho. 476 of the lS2th ftopteraber, 1039 that there could b© no
question of e withdrawal by the rorsian aovoxmment of their
pCFtjils&ion the l e British Kaeldont ohould continue to reside
at BtisMre* except as © result of friendly negotf etions between
the two oovezmenta* Hie Majsaty’e Oovernraent would only be
prepared to agree to his withdrawal as part of a satisfactory
general settlement resulting from the present negotiations, end
on certain conditions embodied in the draft notes presented to
the Minister for Foreign /ffoirs by Sir Robert olive in hla
letter of the lot r'ctober, 1930, of which a copy was enclosed
in hie despatch Ho. 483 of the 6th October of that year.
0. l am also in complete agreement with your observations
regarding the \rias Traffic virraon of 1697. until the
general treaty is concluded, the fii^man may conceivably
prove useful as e legal justification for the search of a
Persian vessel for arms; but ea has already boon pointed out,
the Persian Government might repudiate it as soon as it was
brought to their notice, and to appeal to its provisions after
the conclusion of the general treaty would be out of the
i]U98tion for the reasons which you have indicated.
9a The question of the telegraph conventions and egree-
munts is, as you observe, already virtually settled, and will
be completely eliminated by the entry into force of the new
agreement which you have recently signed.
10o i trust that you will now be able, in the light of
tho preceding observations, to i-osch agreement with the
Persian Government upon the terms of the proposed draft
articlo* This question may be on© of come urgency, since
you will appreciate that His Majesty’s Governiments in the
Dominions are also concerned in the abrogation of certain
©Xi.sting treat! os with Tersla; and as soon es agreement has

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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)

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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