Correspondence Relative to Sinde, 1836-1838; Presented to Both Houses of Parliament, by Command of Her Majesty, 1843

Correspondence Relative to Sinde, 1836-1838; Presented to Both Houses of Parliament, by Command of Her Majesty, 1843

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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. 1843* edition. Excerpt: ...will fix, in concert with the Resident, a fair and moderate rate of port duties and customs, which is to be made public for general information, and by which the trade of the place will no doubt be greatly increased, and the revenues of the Ameers thereby augmented. 3rd. The Governor-General of India has directed the Resident in Sinde to assure the Ameers of Hyderabad that their request that the British cantonments may be established at a distance from the capital will be complied with; and that final orders to this effect will be issued accordingly... 4th. In answer to the application of the Ameers that the 3,000 Sinde troops provided for by the Treaty shall not be called on to go beyond the BolanPass, the Resident in Sinde has also been directed to intimate the acquiescence of the Governor-General, and further to add his Lordship's assurance that it is most probable their services will never be required at all by the British Government. ) 5th. With regard to the Ameers' request that the names of the possessions of the Hyderabad Ameers may be mentioned in writing under the seal of the Governor-General of India, the Resident in Sinde has been directed to state his Lordship's opinion that such an arrangement is neither necessary nor possible. The Treaty with each Ameer is, as already mentioned in the first Article of this Memorandum, distinct and separate, and the territories of each are guaranteed to the holder of them by that Treaty; and the British Government has further agreed to act as umpire in case of any disputes among them, so that it would be contrary to that agreement, even were it practicable, to define what it has no means of ascertaining. The above five Articles contain the replies of his Lordship the Governor-General to the appeal...
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  • English
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  • 9781236545077