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entitled to represent his cafe, through the English minister, to his Excellency the Vizier, who may refer it for decision to such of his officers as he may think proper. It is further agreed, that should the collectors of the customs, zemindars, or other subjects of either state, act in any respect, towards the merchants and traders, contrary to the true intent and meaning of this treaty, the party injured shall be entitled to seek redress in the mode above prescribed.

XV. This treaty not to extend to the province of Rohilchund or Kuttair, in which his Excellency reserves to himself the right of collecting the duties according to the ancient established rates, or of encreasing or diminishing the same as he may deem expedient.

XVI. His Excellency the Vizier having obtained the consent of the Nawab of Furruckabad, to include his territories in this treaty; and agreed to make him a compensation for any losses he may sustain in his revenues, in consequence of having relinquished hi6 claim to the collection of separate duties on the Decan, &e. cotton passing through his territories to the dominions of the company, and on the exports from the company's dominions; the territories of the said Nawab are included accordingly, and, as sar as concerns the operation of this treaty, are to be considered in every respect upon the same footing as a province of the dominions of his Excellency the Vizier.

XVII. This treaty to be in force from the first of September next, corresponding with the twenty-ninth of Zehige, one thousand two hundred and two Higeree, or sooner, if it can be ratified and exchanged before that period.

Ratified at Fort William, 25th July, 1788.

Cornivallis. (L. S.)

H h 4 The

The N I Z A M.

T759. /TpHE treaty between the Nabob Sala14 May. X bat Jung, and Colonel Ford, with reregard to Mazulipatam, and the exclusion of the French from the Decan. E. bid. treat, p. 3.

1766. A treaty of perpetual honour, savour, alli

12 Nov. ance, and attachment, between the Nabob
Ausuph Jau, Nizam ul Mulk, Nizam Ally
Cawn, and the East India company.
E. Ind. Treat. p. 29.

1768. A treaty of perpetual friendship and alii

23 Feb. ance, between the East India company, in conjunction with the Nabob of Arcot, on the one part, and the Nizam Ally Cawn, Soubah, on the other.

E. Ind. Treat. p. 38.

[The following is printed from the treaty, which was published by authority in 1784.]

A Treaty of perpetual Friendship and Alliance, made and concluded at Fort St. George, between the Honourable United Company of Merchants of England, trading to the East Indies, in Conjunction with the Nabob Wolau Jau, Omdetul Mulck, Ummeer ul Hind, Serajah Dowla, Anneverdeen, Cawn Behauder, Monscor Jung, Sippa Sardar, of the Carnatic Payen Gaut, on the one Part, and the Great Nabob, high in Station, Ausuph Jau, Nizam ul Mulck, Meer Nizam, Ally Cawn Behauder, Phutta Jung, Sippa Sardar, Soubah of the Decan, on the other Part; by the Honourable Charles

Bourchier, Bourchier, Esq; President and Governor of Fort St. George, and the Council thereof, on Behalf of the said English East India Company > the Nabob Wolau Jau, Omdetul Mulck, on Behalf of himself, as Nabob of the Carnatic, and the Nabob Ruccun, ud Dowlah Dewan, invested with full Powers, on Behalf of the said Nabob Ausuph Jau, Nizam ul Mulck, his Heirs and Successors, as Soubah of the Decan. Done on the 23d Day of February, in the Tear 1768 of the Christian Æra, and on the 4th of the Moon Shevaul, in the Tear of the Hegyra 1181.

The Treaty.

WHEREAS on the 12th of November, in the year of the Christian æra 1766, or on the ninth of the moon Gemace-dussuny, in the year of the Hegyra 1180, a treaty was concluded at Hydrabad, by and between general John Caillaud, invested with full powers, on behalf of the English East India company, and the Nabob Ausuph Jau, Nizam ul Mulck, &c. on behalf of himself, as soubah of the Decan, with a design to establish an honourable and lasting friendship and alliance between the two contracting Powers; and whereas some misunderstandings have since arisen, which have perverted the intent of the said treaty, and kindled up the flames of war: now be it known to the whole world, that the before-mentioned Nabob Ausuph Jau, and the English company, with the Nabob Wolau Jau, have entered into another treaty, of the strictest friendship and alliance, on the following conditions.

I. THE exalted and Illustrious Emperor of Indoftan, Shaw Allum Padtcha, having out of his gracious savour, and in consideration of the attachment and services of the English East India company, given and granted to them, for ever, by way of iniam, or freegift, the five circars of Mustephanagur, Rajahmundry, Siccacole, Siccacole, and Murtezanagur,or Condavir, by his royal firmaund, dated the 12th of Auguit 1765,or on the 24th of the moon Suphier, in the sixth year of his reign, and the Nabob Ausuph Jau, Nizam ul Mulck, as foubah of the Decan, having, by the second and third articles of the asore-mentioned treaty, ceded and surrendered by saneds, under his hand and seal, to the English East India company, for ever, the asore-mentioned five circars, it is now sarther acknowledged and agreed, by the said Ausuph Jau, Nizam ul Mulck, Soubah of the Decan, that the said company shall enjoy and hold for ever, as their right and property, the said five circars, on the terms hereaster mentioned.

II. By the asore-mentioned treaty of Hydrabad, it was stipulated that the Nabob Ausuph Jau, having given the circar of Murtezanagur, as a jaghire, to his brother the Nabob Ummeer, ul Omrah Soujah, ul Mulck Behauder, Bazalet Jung, the company should not take possession of the said circar, till aster the death of Bazalet Jung, or till he broke the friendship with the said company, by raising disturbances in the country of Nizampatam, or the Carnatic; and though the company might justly claim a right to take possession of the said circar, from the late conduct of Bazalet Jung, yet, in consideration of their friendship for Ausuph Jau, and his samily, and that they may not distress his affairs, by obliging him to provide his brother Bazalet Jung with another jaghire, the company do agree and consent that Bazalet Jung still hold the circar of Murtezanagur, on the asoiesaid conditions, or till it be the pleasure of Ausuph Jau that the company should take possession thereof, provided that the said Bazalet Jung returns immediately to his own country of Adony, and neither keeps with, nor receives from Hyder Naigue any vackeel or correspondence, but lives in peace and harmony with the English company, and the Nabob Wolau Jau, and gives no protection or assistance whatever to the said Naigue, or any of his people, nor any other enemies of the company, or the


Nabob Wolau Jau; but if this article shall at any time be infringed, the company shall be at liberty, by virtue of this treaty, to take possession of, and keep the circar of Murtezanagur, in the same manner as the other four, and the Nabob Ausuph Jau engages to assist them therein with his troops, if necessary.

III. The fort of Condapillee, with its jaghire, shall for ever hereaster remain in possession of the English company, and be garrisoned with their troops, under their own officers only, notwithstanding any thing to the contrary stipulated in the twelfth article of the treaty of Hydrabad.

IV. Narraindoo, one of the zemindars of the circar of Siccacole, having lately raised disturbances in the Itchapore country, and resused (as he alledges, in conformity to the Nabob Ausuph Jau's orders) to pay his rents, or obedience to the company, the Nabob Ausuph Jau agrees, on the signing and exchange of the present treaty, to write letters, not only to Narraindoo, but to all the zemindars, in the circars of Ellour, Mustephanagur, Rajahmundry, and Siccacole, acquainting them that they are in suture to regard the English company as their sovereign, and to pay their rents and obedience to the said company, or their deputies, without raising any troubles or disturbances. The Nabob Ausuph Jau surther agrees, that he will not in suture encourage or protect, in raising troubles or disobedience, any zemindars, renter, or servants of the English company, or the Nabob Wolau Jau; who on their parts engage the same to his Highness Ausuph Jau.

V. It has been the constant desire and endeavour of the English company and the Nabob Wolau Jau, to preserve their possessions in peace, and to live on terms of friendship with the soubah of the Decan; they still desire to do the same; and though the operations of war have lately obliged the company to fend their troops towards Hydrabad, and to take possession of the circars of Commamet, and Worangole, yet, as a proof of

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