Correspondence Relating to Persia; Presented to Both Houses of Parliament by Command of Her Majesty. 1841

Correspondence Relating to Persia; Presented to Both Houses of Parliament by Command of Her Majesty. 1841

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1841 edition. Excerpt: ...understood to have been agreed to by the Shah: Her Majesty's Government would therefore expect that the signature of that Treaty should accompany the re-establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries. There is only one other point in Hoossein Khan's letter of the 21st of June, which Viscount Palmerston has not touched upon; and that is, his assertion that no Russian officer was employed in the Persian army, or had any thing to do with the siege of Herat. In reply to this, Viscount Palmerston would beg to say, that without stopping to inquire whether M. Borowski was or was not considered by the Emperor of Russia as a Russian subject, it is a well-known fact that Count Simonich and the other members of his Mission, when they were at the Camp before Herat, gave to the Shah such assistance and military advice aa they thought would be most useful to him; this fact has been distinctly admitted by Count Nesselrode, in a despatch which was communicated to Her Majesty's Government; and, therefore, when Hoossein Khan says that the members of the Russian Mission did not interfere with the siege, or with the operations of the Persian troops, it appears that his Government has not fully informed him as to those matters. Hoossein Khan will perceive from what has been now stated, that the demands which the British Government makes on that of Persia, are these: --First. That a written apology shall be made to the British Government for what happened with regard to the British Messenger; that apology should not be accompanied by any objectionable matter, and might be made either by the Prime Minister, the Hajee, or, if the Shah prefers it, by a letter from the Shah to the Queen. Secondly. That a firmaun shall be published in Persia, and a copy of..
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  • Paperback | 74 pages
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  • English
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  • 9781236591104