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OF

TREATIES, ENGAGEMENTS, AND SUNNUDS

RELATING TO

INDIA AND NEIGHBOURING COUNTRIES.

COMPILED BY

C. U. AITCHISON, B.C.S.,

UNDER-SECRETARY TO THE GOVERNMENT OF INDIA IN THE

FOREIGN DEPARTMENT.

VOL. VII.

CONTAINING

THE TREATIES, &c., RELATING TO TURKISH ARABIA, THE PERSIAN

GULF, ARABIA, AND AFRICA.

BOD

EC.

REVISED AND CONTINUED UP TO THE PRESENT TIME

BY

LIEUTENANT A. C. TALBOT, B.S.C.,

ATTACHÉ IN THE FOREIGN DEPARTMENT.

CALCUTTA:
RE-PRINTED AT THE FOREIGN OFFICE PRESS.

1876.

PREFACE TO REVISED EDITION.

THE Capitulations with Turkey, the Foreign Jurisdiction Act of 1843, the Indian Foreign Jurisdiction and Extradition Act of 1872, and the Slave-Trade Circular of 15th December 1875, though not properly within the scope of this collection, have been included in the Appendices in the belief that they will be found useful for purposes of reference.

CONTENTS.

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NARRATIVE ...

I. Firman granted by Soleiman Pasha for privileges of trade to the English

II. Imperial firman for the protection of English commerce at Basrah

Consular Commission from the Sultan of Turkey, dated 29th August 1764

III. Imperial Ottoman Diploma for the establishment of a British Consulate

at Bagdad, dated 2nd November 1802

IV. Turkish note on the restoration of friendly relations with the Resident at

Bagdad

V. Decree of the Pasha of Bagdad for preventing the desertion of sailors at

Basrah ...

VI. Decree of the Pasha of Bagdad for the restoration of Natives of India

brought to Basrah as slaves

VII. Letter from the Pasha of Bagdad engaging to restore the privileges of

the Resident at Basrah

VIII. Order of the Pasha of Bagdad confirming the privileges enjoyed by Bri-

tish subjects at Basrah, dated 2nd October 1831

IX. Imperial firman for the protection of steam vessels navigating the

Euphrates, dated 29th December 1834

X. Note verbale for replacing the Comet by another vessel on the Euphrates,

dated 13th July 1869

XI. Imperial firman for the confiscation of Turkish vessels engaged in the

slave-trade, dated 23rd January 1847

Vizierial instructions for the suppression of the African slave-trade

Instructions issued by the Sublime Porte to the Pasha of Bagdad re-

garding the suppression of the African slave-trade, dated 6th April

1847

XII. Engagement for the extension of a telegraph line from Basrah to Bagdad

and to Khanakeen, dated 20th October 1863

XIII. Convention between Great Britain and Turkey for the establishment of

telegraphic communication between India and the Ottoman domi-

nions, dated 3rd tember 1864

ib.

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