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belonging to the English company, and their allies, as he may have taken possession of since the ninth of Ramzam, in the year 1180, being the date of his treaty with the Peshwa; and the said territories shall be delivered over to the English, and the Nabob Mahomed Ally Cawn, within six months aster tins treaty being complete. And the English in such case agree, that so long as Hyder Ally Cawn ssiall asterwards abstain from hostilities against them and their allies, and so long as he shall continue in friendship with the Peshwa, they will in no respect act hostilely towards him.

X. The Peshwa engages on his own behalf, as well as on behalf of his allies, the Nabob Nizam Ally Cawn, Ragojee Bousala Syna Saheb Subah, and the Nabob Hyder Ally Cawn, that they shall in every respect maintain peace towards the English and their allies, the Nabob Afoph-ul-Dowlah, Bahauder, and the Nabob Mahomed Ally Cawn, Bahauder, and shall in no respect whatever give them any disturbance. The English engage on their own behalf, as well as on behalf of their allies, the Nabob Afoph-ul-Dowlah, and the Nabob Mahomed Ally Cawn, that they shall in every respect maintain peace towards the Peshwa and his allies, the Nabob Nizam Ally Cawn, and Ragojee Bousala Syna Saheb: and the English further engage on their own behalf, as well as on behalf of their allies, that they will maintain peace also towards the Nabob Hyder Ally Cawn, under the conditions specified in the ninth article of this treaty.

XI. The honourable East India company, and the Peshwa, mutually agree, that the vessels of each shall afford no disturbance to the navigation of the vessels of the other; and the vessels of each shall be allowed access to the ports of the other, where they shall meet with no molestation; and the fullest protection shall be reciprocally afforded.

XII. The Peshwa and chiefs of the Maratta state hereby agree, that the English shall enjoy the privilege

of of trade, as formerly, in the Maratta territories, and shall meet with no kind of interruption: and in the feme manner, the honourable East India company agree, that the subjects of the Peshwa shall be allowed the privileges of trade, without interruption, in the territories of the English.

XIII. The Peshwa hereby engages, that he will not suffer any sactories of other European nations to be established in his territories, or thofe of the chiefs dependent on him, excepting only such as are already established by the Portuguese; and he will hold no intercourse of friendship with any other European nations: and the English on their part agree, that they will not afford assistance to any nation of Deccan or Indostan at enmity with the Peshwa.

XIV. The English and the Peshwa mutually agree, that neither will afford any kind of assistance to the enemies of the other.

XV. The honourable the governor general and council of Fort William engage, that they will not permit any of the chiefs, dependants or subjects of the English, the gendemen of Bombay, Surat, or Madras, to act contrary at any place to the terms of this treaty: in the same manner the Peshwa Madhoo Row Pundit Purdhan engages, that none of the chiefs or subjects of the Maratta state shall act contrary to them.

XVI. The honourable East India company, and the Peshwa Madhoo Row Pundit Purdhan, having the sullest confidence in Maha Rajah Subadar, Madhoo Row Sindia, Bahauder, they have both requested the said Maha Rajah to be the mutual guarantee for the perpetual and invariable adherence of both parties to the conditions of this treaty; and the said Madhoo Row Sindia, from a regard to the welsare of both states, hath accordingly taken upon himself the mutual guaranty. If either of the parties shall deviate

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from the conditions of this treaty, the said Maha Rajah will join the other party, and will, to the utmost of his power, endeavour to bring the aggressor to a proper understanding.

XVII. It is hereby agreed, that whatever territories, forts, or cities in Guzerat were granted by Ragonaut Row to the English, previous to the treaty of colonel Upton, and have come into their possession, the restitution of which was stipulated in the seventh article of the said treaty, shall be restored agreeable to the terms of the said article.

This treaty, consisting of seventeen articles, is settled at Salbey, in the camp of Maha Rajah Subadar Mad hoo Row Sindia, on the fourth of the month Jummad ul Saany, in the year 1197 of the Hygera, corresponding with the 17th of May 1782, of the Christian æra, by the said Maha Rajah and Mr. David Anderson. A copy hereof shall be sent by each of the above-named persons to their respective principals at Fort William and Poonah; and when both copies being returned, the one under the seal of the honourable East India company, and signature of the honourable the governor general and council of Fort William, shall be delivered to Maha Rajah Madhoo Row Sindia, Bahauder, and the other under the seal of the Peshwa Madhoo Row Pundit Purdhan, and the signature of Ballajee Pundit Nana Furnavese, shall be delivered to Mr. David Anderson, this treaty shall be deemed complete and ratified, and the articles herein contained shall become binding on both the contracting parties.

[Written in the Marratta character, by Ragoo Bhow Dewan.] "In all seventeen articles, on the "fourth of Jemmad ul Akher, or fifth of Jeyt "Adeek, in the Shukul Patteh, in the year * 1182."

[Subscribed,

[Subscribed, in the Marratta character, by Mahajec Sindia.] "Agreed to what is above written in "Persian."

(Signed) David Anderson.

Witnesses, (Signed) James Anderson. fV. Blame.

Ratified at Fort William, the 6th of June, 1782.

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^the following was added at-the-^time of the Ratification at Poonah, and the final Exchange at Gualiar.

THIS treaty, consisting of seventeen articles, was ratified on the 15th of the month of Mohrummum ul Hirram, in the year 1196 of the Hygera, and shall be invariably and perpetually binding on both the contracting parties.

[Subscribed in the hand-writing of Nana Furnavese.] "Done by me, Ballajee Jennardin, on "the 15th of Mohurrum, in the year 1183 *."

On the 21st of Rubbi ul Awul, in the year 1197 of the Hygera, the above-written treaty, under the seals of the Peshwa, and the signature of Ballajee Pundit

• Twentieth December, 1782.

Farnavese4

Farnavese, was delivered, near Gualiar, to Mr. David Anderson; and a counterpart of the same, under the seal of the company, and the signatures of the governor general and council of Fort William, was in like manner delivered to Maha Rajah Madajee Sindia, Bahauder, by which exchange the said treaty is become complete, and from this date shall be binding on each of the contracting parties.

[Subscribed in the hand-writing of Mahdajee Sindia] "2istofRubbiulAwul."

The counterpart subscribed by Mr. David Anderfon, 24th February, 1783.

N. B. The small seal of the Pejhwa affixed to the joinings of the different sheets.

Extras of Bengal Secret Consultations, the i$th March,

1783.

RESOLVED, That the board assent to the two propofitions made by Bow Bucksey to Mr. Anderson, upon the grounds of the treaty for the better preservation of the peace established with the Maratta government; viz.

First, That the English and Maratta governments do mutually agree not to afford refuge to any chiefs, merchants, or other persons, who shall hereafter fly for protection to either, from the territories of the other.

Secondly, That the nth article of the treaty, concerning the intercourse of shipping, be explained to mean according to former custom (Monjib Sabuck Dustow.)

Resolved, That the president and council at Bombay be desired to restore to the Marattas, the guns

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