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of peace concluded by general sir Arthur Wellesley, K. B. at Serjee Anjengaum, except what may be altered by this engagement, is to remain binding upon the two states.
Art. II. The hon. company can never acknowledge that Dowlut Row Scindiah has any claim or right grounded on the treaty of Serjee Anjengaum, to possess the fort of Gualior, or the territories of Gohud, but from considerations of friendship, it agrees to cede to the maharajah that fortress, and such parts of the territory of Gohud as are described in the accompanying schedule.
Art. III. As a compensation for this cession, and to remunerate the English government for the annual expence incurred in supporting the rajah of Gohud, Dowlut Row Scindiah agrees on his own part, and that of his sirdars, to relinquish, after the 1st of January, 1806, all right and claim whatever to the pensions of fifteen lacks of rupees, granted to several of the chief officers of his state, by the 7th article of the aforesaid treaty of Serjee Anjengaum.
Art. IV. The hon. company a gree to pay to Dowlut Row Scindiah the arrears due upon the pensions granted by the 7th article of the treaty of peace, as above mentioned, up to the 31st of December, 1805, and also the balance due upon the revenues of Dholepoor, Rajah Kerrah, and Barree, up to the same date, making deductions on the following heads :
1st. Pensions forfeited by Bappoo Scindiah and Sudasheo Row, by acts of hostility towards the British government, to be stopped from the date of their hostility.
2nd. Plunder of the British resideucy.
3rd. Cash advanced by Mr. Jenkins to parties of the Maharajah's troops.
4th. Charges of collection, &c. for the provinces of Dholepoor, Barree, and Rajah-Kerrah.
Art. V. With a view of preventing any misunderstanding re lative to their respective possessions in the quarter of Hindostan, it is agreed that the river Chumbul shall form the boundary between the two states, from the city of Kottah to the west, to the limits of the terri tories of Gohud to the east, and within that extent of the course of the Chumbul, Dowlut Row Scindiah shall have no claim or right to any rule, tribute, revenues, or possessions on its north bank, and the hon. company shall have no claim, or right to any rule, tribute, reve. nues, or possessions on the south bank of that river. The Talooks of Bhadek and Sooseperarah, which are on the banks of the Jumna, will however remain in the possession of the hon. company.
Art. VI. By the 5th article of this treaty, which makes the river Chumbul the boundary of the two states, from the city of Kottah to the west, to the limits of the territories of Gohud to the east, the Maharajah resigns all pretensions and claims to any tribute from the rajah of Boondee, or any other on the north bank of the Chumbul, within the aforementioned limits, as also to the countries of Zemeendah, Dholepoor, Rajah Kerrah, and Barree, anciently in the possession of the Maharajah, all which now remains in the possession of the hon. company.
Art. VII. The hon. company, on consideration of the benefits derived from the article which makes the Chumbul the boundary between the two states, and from friendship to the Maharajah, agree to grant to him personally and exclusively the annual sum of four lacks of rupees, to be paid by quarterly instalments through the resident at the Durbar; and the hon. company also agree to assign within their territories in Hindostan, a jaggeer (to be holden on the same footing as that enjoyed by Balla Bhye) amounting to a revenue of two lacks of rupees per annum to Bacczah Bhye, the wife of Dowlut Row Scindiah, and a jaggeer amounting to the sum of one lack of rupees per annum to Chumnah Bhye, the daughter of that chief.
Art. VIII. The hon. company engage to enter into no treaties with the rajahs of Oudeepoor and Joudpoor and Kottah, or other chiefs, tributaries of Dowlut Row Scindiah, situated in Malwa, Me. war, and Marwar, and in no shape whatever, to interfere with the settlement which Scindiah may make with those chiefs.
Art. IX. The hon. company are now engaged in a war with Jeswunt Row Holkar, and using every exertion for his reduction, but should they hereafter make a peace, or enter into any agreement with that chief, they engage not to restore to him, or desire to be restored to him, any of the possessions of the family of Holkar, in the province of Malwa, lying between the river Tapti and Chumbul, which may have been taken by Dowlut Row Scindiah, nor will the hon. company interfere in any manner whatever in the disposal of those
provinces, and they will consider Dowlut Row Scindiah at full liberty to make such arrangement as he chuses with Jeswunt Row Holkar, or with any other branch of the Holkar family, respecting the claims of that family to tribute from the rajahs or others, or to any possessions situated to the north of the river Tapti, and to the south of the river Chumbul: but it is clearly to be understood, that as the company's government agrees not to concern itself with the arrangements which Scindiah may make with the family of Holkar, respecting their claims or hereditary possessions situated between the Tapti and the Chumbul, that government will not take part in any dispute or war which may be the result or consequence of any such arrangement or settlement.
Art. X.-As Serjee Row Ghautka has acted in a manner calculated to disturb the friendship between the two states, the Maharajah agrees never to admit that chief to share in his councils, or hold any public employment under his government.
Art. XI. This treaty, consisting of eleven articles, has been this day settled by lieut. colonel Malcolm, acting under the directions of the right hon. lord Lake, on the part of the hon. company, and by Moonshee Kavil Nyne, on the part of Dowlat Row Scindiah; lieutenant-colonel John Malcolm has delivered one copy thereof in Persian and English, signed and sealed by himself, to the said Moonshee Kavil Nyne, to be forwarded to the Maharajah Dowlut Row Scindiah, and has received from the said Moonshee Kavil Nyne, a counterpart of the said treaty signed and sealed by
the said Moonshee. Lieutenant-
Done at Mustafahpoor, this
Declaratory Articles annexed to the Treaty concluded between the Right Honourable Lord Lake on the Part of the Honourable Company, and Maharajah Dowlut VOL. XLVIII.
Row Scindiah, on the 22d of No-. vember, 1805.
Whereas objections have arisen to the terms of the 5th, 6th, and 7th articles of the aforesaid treaty, it is hereby agreed and declared, that in lieu of those three articles, the two following shall be substi tuted.
Article I.-With a view to prevent any misunderstanding relating to the respective possessions of the honourable company and Maharajah Dowlut Row Sciudiah, in the quarters of Hindostan, the Maharajah hereby agrees to cede to the honourable company all the territory north of the river Chumbul, which was ceded to the Maharajah by the 7th article of the treaty of Serjee Anjengaum, that is to say, the whole of the districts of Dholepore, Barree, and Rajah Kerrah; and the honourable company shall have no claim or right to any rule, tribute, or revenues, or possessions on the south bank of that river. The Talooks of Bhadeck and Soo. seperarah, which are on the banks of the Jumna, will, however, remain in the possession of the hon. company.
Art. II.-The honourable company, from friendship to the Maharajah, agree to grant him personally and exclusively the annual sum of four lacks of rupees, to be paid by quarterly instalments, through the resident at the Durbar; and the honourable company, also agree to assign within their territories in Hindostan, a jaggeer (to be holden on the same footing as that enjoyed by Balla Bhye) amounting to a revenue of two lacks of rupees per annum, to Bacezah Bhye, the wife of Dowlut Row Seindiah;
Scindiah; and a jaggeer amount ing to one lack of rupees per annum, to Chumna Bhye, the daughter of that chief.
Done at Illahabad, the third day of December, one thousand eight hundred and five. (Signed) G. H. Barlow. Published by order of the honourable the vice-president in council. Thos. Brown,
Acting chief sec. to the Govt.
Treaty of Peace and Amity between the British Government and Jeswount Rao Holkar.
Whereas disagreement has arisen between the British government and Jeswunt Rao Holkar, and it is now the desire of both parties to restore mutual harmony and concord, the following articles of agreement are therefore concluded between lieutenant colonel John Malcolm, on the part of the honourable company, and Shaikh Hubecb Oolla and Bala Ram Seit, on the part of Jeswunt Rao Holkar; the said lieutenant colonel John Malcolm, having special authority for that purpose from the right hon. lord Lake, commander in chief, &c. &c. His lordship aforesaid being invested with full powers and authority from the hon. sir G. H. Barlow, bart. governor general, &c. &c. and the said Sheikh Hubeeb Oolla, and Bala Ram Seit, also duly invested with full powers on the part of Jeswunt Rao Hol
Art. 1.-The British government engages to abstain from all prose, cution of hostilities against Jeswant Rao Holkar, and to consider
him henceforth as the friend of the hon. company; Jeswunt Rao Holkar agreeing on his part, to abstain from all measures and proceedings of an hostile nature, against the British government and its allies, and from all measures and proceedings in any manner directed to the injury of the British govern ment or its allies.
Art. 11.-Jeswunt Rao Holkar hereby renounces all right and title to the district of Tonk Rampoorah, Boondee, Lakherie, Sumeydee, Bhamungaun, Daee, and other places north of the Boondee hills, and now in the occupation of the British government.
Art. III.-The honourable company hereby engage to have no concern with the ancient possessions of the Holkar family in Mewar, Malwa, and Harrowtee, or with any of the rajahs, situated to the south of the Chumbul, and the honourable company agree to deliver over immediately to Jeswunt Rao Holkar, such of the ancient possessions of the Holkar family in the Dekhan, now in the occupation of the honourable company, as are south of the river Taptee with the exception of the fort and pergunnah of Chandore, the pergunnah Ambar and Seagham, and the villages and pergunnahs situated to the southward of the Godavery, which will remain in the possession of the honourable company. The honourable company, however, in consideration of the respectability of the Holkar family, further en gage, that in the event of the con. duct of Jeswunt Rao Holkar, being such as to satisfy that state of his amicable and peaceable inten. tions towards the British govern
ment and its allies; it will, at the expiration of eighteen months from the date of this treaty, restore to the family of Holkar, the fort of Chandore and its district, the pergunnahs of Ambar and Seagham, and the districts formerly belonging to the Holkar family, situated to the south of the Godavery.
Art. IV. Jeswunt Rao Holkar hereby renounces all claims to the district of Koonch, in the province of Bundlecund, and all the claims of every description in that pro. vince; but in the event of the conduct of Jeswunt Rao Holkar being such as to satisfy the British government of his amicable intention towards that state and its allies, the honourable company agree, at the expiration of two years from the date of this treaty, to give the district of Koonch, in jagghire, to Beemah Bhye, the daughter of Jeswunt Rao Holkar, to be holden under the company's government on the same terms as that now enjoyed by Bhalla Bhye.
Art. V.-Jeswunt Rao Holkar hereby renounces all claims of every description upon the British govern ment and its allies.
Art. VI.-Jeswunt Rao Holkar hereby engages never to entertain in his service Europeans of any de. scription, whether British subjects or others, without the consent of the British government.
Art. VII.-Jeswunt Rao Holkar hereby engages never to admit into his council or service, Serjee Rao Ghautka, as that individual has been proclaimed an enemy to the British government.
Art. VIII. Upon the foregoing conditions, Jeswunt Rao Holkar shall be permitted to return to Hindostan without being molested by
the British government, and the British government will not interfere in any manner in the concerns of Jeswunt Rao Holkar. It is, however, stipulated, that Jeswunt Rao Holkar shall immediately upon this treaty being signed and ratified, proceed towards Hindostan by a route which leaves the towns of Putteala Khytult, Iheend, and the countries of the honourable company and the rajah of Jypoor, on the left; and Jeswunt Rao Holkar engages on his route to make his troops abstain from plunder, and that they shall commit no act of hostility in any of the countries through which they may pass.
Art. IX. This treaty, consist. ing of nine articles, being this day settled by lieut. colonel John Mal colm, on the part of the honourable company, and by Shaikh Hubeeb Oolla, and Bala Ram Seit, on the part of Jeswunt Rao Holkar ; lieut. colonel John Malcolm has delivered one copy thereof in Per sian and English, signed and sealed by himself, and confirmed by the seal and signature of the right hon. lord Lake, to the said Shaikh Hubeeb Oolla and Bala Ram Seit, who on their part have delivered to lieut, colonel John Malcolm, a counterpart of the same, signed and sealed by themselves, and engage to deliver another copy thereof, duly ratified by Jeswunt Rao Holkar, to the right hon. lord Lake, in the space of three days: the said lieut. colonel John Malcolm also engages to deliver to them a counterpart of the same, duly ratified by the honourable the governor general in council, within the space of one month from this date.
Done in camp at Raipoor Ghaut, on the banks of the Bheah river, Z z2 this