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Abstracts of French papers relating to Persia [‎236r] (5/8)

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The record is made up of 1 item (4 folios). It was created in c 1807. It was written in English. 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 Documents collected in a private capacity. .

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The item consists of abstracts, in English, of French papers, probably intercepted, relating to relations between France and Persia [Iran]. The papers are as follows:

  • Abstract of a letter from General Gardanne [Claude Mathieu de Gardane], Envoy to Persia, to DeCaen [Charles Mathieu Isidore Decaen], Governor-General of Isle de France [Mauritius]
  • Abstract of a Treaty of Commerce between France and Persia, negotiated in 1807 but never ratified
  • Abstract of a letter from Monsieur Conte (?), Consul at Bagdat [Baghdad], to DeCaen.

Matters covered include Gardanne’s mission to the Persian Court in Tehran, the influence and activities of the English, and commercial affairs.

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Abstracts of French papers relating to Persia [‎236r] (5/8), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/G/29/38, ff 234-237, in Qatar Digital Library <> [accessed 13 July 2024]

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