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entitled to represent his cafe, through the English minister, to his Excellency the Vizier, who may refer it for decifion to fuch of his efficers as he may. think proper. It is further agreed, that should the collectors of the customs, zemindars, or other fubjects of either fstate, act in any respect, towards the merchants and traders, contrary to the true intent and meaning of this treaty, the party injured fhall be entitled to feek redrefs 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 encreafing or diminishing the fame as he may deem expedient.

XVI. His Excellency the Vizier having obtained the confent of the Nawab of Furruckabad, to include his territories in this treaty; and agreed to make him a compenfation for any loffes he may fuftain in his revenues, in confequence of having relinquifhed his claim to the collection of feparate duties on the Decan, &c. cotton paffing 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 far as concerns the operation of this treaty, are to be confidered in every respect upon the fame 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, correfponding with the twenty-ninth of Zehige, one thousand two hundred and two Higeree, or fooner, if it can be ratified and exchanged before that period.

Ratified at Fort William, 25th July, 1788.

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HE treaty between the Nabob Salabat Jung, and Colonel Ford, with reregard to Mazulipatam, and the exclufion of the French from the Decan. E. Ind. Treat. p. 3.

1766.

A treaty of perpetual honour, favour, alli12 Nov. ance, and attachment, between the Nabob Aufuph Jau, Nizam ul Mulk, Nizam Ally Cawn, and the East India company. E. Ind. Treat. p. 29.

A treaty of perpetual friendship and alliance, between the Eaft 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 Eaft Indies, in Conjunction with the Nabob Wolau Jau, Omdetul Mulck, Ummeer ul Hind, Serajah Dowla, Anneverdeen, Cawn Behauder, Monfoor Jung, Sippa Sardar, of the Carnatic Payen Gaut, on the one Part, and the Great Nabeb, high in Station, Aufuph 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

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Bourchier, Efq; Prefident and Governor of Fort St. George, and the Council thereof, on Behalf of the faid English Eaft India Company, the Nabob Wolau Jau, Omdetul Mulck, on Behalf of himfelf, as Nabob of the Carnatic, and the Nabob Ruccun, ud Dowlah Dewan, invested with full Powers, on Behalf of the faid Nabob Aufuph Jau, Nizam ul Mulck, his Heirs and Succeffors, as Soubab of the Decan. Done on the 23d Day of February, in the Year 1768 of the Chriftian Era, and on the 4th of the Moon Shevaul, in the Year of the Hegyra 1181.

The Treaty.

WHEREAS on the 12th of November, in the year of the Chriftian æra 1766, or on the ninth of the moon Gemace-duffuny, 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 Eaft India company, and the Nabob Aufuph Jau, Nizam ul Mulck, &c. on be-half of himself, as foubah of the Decan, with a defign to establish an honourable and lafting friendship and alliance between the two contracting Powers; and whereas fome mifunderstandings have fince arifen, which have perverted the intent of the faid treaty, and kindled up the flames of war: now be it known to the whole world, that the before-mentioned Nabob Aufuph Jau, and the English company, with the Nabob Wolau Jau, have entered into another treaty, of the ftricteft friendship and alliance, on the following conditions.

I. THE exalted and Illuftrious Emperor of Indoftan, Shaw Allum Padtcha, having out of his gracious favour, and in confideration of the attachment and fervices of the English Eaft India company, given and granted to them, for ever, by way of iniam, or freegift, the five circars of Muftephanagur, Rajahmundry,

Siccacole,

Siccacole, and Murtezanagur, or Condavir, by his royal firmaund, dated the 12th of Auguft 1765, or on the 24th of the moon Suphier, in the fixth year of his reign, and the Nabob Aufuph Jau, Nizam ul Mulck, as foubah of the Decan, having, by the fecond and third articles of the afore-mentioned treaty, ceded and furrendered by faneds, under his hand and feal, to the English Eaft India company, for ever, the afore-mentioned five circars, it is now farther acknowledged and agreed, by the faid Aufuph Jau, Nizam ul Mulck, Soubah of the Decan, that the faid company fhall enjoy and hold for ever, as their right and property, the faid five circars, on the terms hereafter mentioned.

II. By the afore-mentioned treaty of Hydrabad, it was ftipulated that the Nabob Aufuph 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 poffeffion of the faid circar, till after the death of Bazalet Jung, or till he broke the friendship with the faid company, by raising difturbances in the country of Nizampatam, or the Carnatic; and though the company might juftly claim a right to take poffeffion of the faid circar, from the late conduct of Bazalet Jung, yet, in confideration of their friendship for Aufuph Jau, and his family, and that they may not diftrefs his affairs, by obliging him to provide his brother Bazalet Jung with another jaghire, the company do agree and confent that Bazalet Jung ftill hold the circar of Murtezanagur, on the aforefaid conditions, or till it be the pleasure of Aufuph Jau that the company fhould take poffeffion thereof, provided that the faid Bazalet Jung returns immediately to his own country of Adony, and neither keeps with, nor receives from Hyder Naigue any vackeel or correfpondence, but lives in peace and harmony with the English company, and the Nabob. Wolau Jau, and gives no protection or affistance whatever to the faid Naigue, or any of his people, nor any other enemies of the company, or the Nabob

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Nabob Wolau Jau; but if this article fhall at any 'time be infringed, the company fhall be at liberty, by virtue of this treaty, to take poffeffion of, and keep the circar of Murtez anagur, in the fame manner as the other four, and the Nabob Aufuph Jau engages to affift them therein with his troops, if neceffary.

III. The fort of Condapillee, with its jaghire, fhall for ever hereafter remain in poffeffion of the English company, and be garrifoned with their troops, under their own officers only, notwithstanding any thing to the contrary ftipulated in the twelfth article of the treaty of Hydrabad.

IV. Narraindoo, one of the zemindars of the circar of Siccacole, having lately raifed difturbances in the Itchapore country, and refufed (as he alledges, in conformity to the Nabob Aufuph Jau's orders) to pay his rents, or obedience to the company, the Nabob Aufuph Jau agrees, on the figning and exchange of the prefent treaty, to write letters, not only to Narraindoo, but to all the zemindars, in the circars of Ellour, Muftephanagur, Rajahmundry, and Siccacole, acquainting. them that they are in future to regard the English company as their fovereign, and to pay their rents and obedience to the faid company, or their deputies, without raising any troubles or difturbances. The Nabob Aufuph Jau further agrees, that he will not in future encourage or protect, in raifing troubles or difobedience, any zemindars, renter, or fervants of the English company, or the Nabob Wolau Jau; who on their parts engage the fame to his Highnefs Aufuph Jau,

V. It has been the conftant defire and endeavour of the English company and the Nabob Wolau Jau, to preferve their poffeffions in peace, and to live on terms of friendship with the foubah of the Decan; they ftill defire to do the fame; and though the operations of war have lately obliged the company to fend their troops towards Hydrabad, and to take poffeffion of the circars of Commamet, and Worangole, yet, as a proof of

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