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of their friendship for the Nabob Aufuph Jau, &c. foubah of the Decan, on the figning and exchange of this treaty, the company's troops fhall be recalled to the fort of Commamet, from whence they fhall also retire into their own circars, fo foon as the soubah, with his army, has croffed the Kiftnah, leaving the fort of Commamet to the foubah's deputy; and, as a farther proof of the company's fincere defire to preferve a friendship with the foubah of the Decan, they agree to bury in oblivion what is paft, and to pay him annually, for the space of fix years, to be computed from the 1ft of January 1768, or the 10th of the moon Shibaun, in the year of the Hegyra 1181, the fum of two lacks of Arcot rupees, at Madras, or Mazulipatam, that is to fay, one lack on the 31st of March, and alfo one lack on the 31st of October, or two lacks every year, and one lack more at each of these periods, whenever the circar of Condavir is put into the company's poffeffion; the company moreover promife, that if they peaceably poffefs the circars, during the aforefaid term of fix years, and the foubah gives them no trouble, they will pay annually, from the 1ft of January 1774, the fum of five lacks, in two equal payments, as before expreffed, or of feven lacks, if Condavir be then in their poffeffion; but in cafe the foubah, or the Morattas by his inftigation, fhould invade the circars or Carnatic, or they, or any other Power, should conquer the circars from the English company, the payment of the faid fums fhall be fufpended till peace, and the circars are reftored to the company.
VI. It was ftipulated in the former treaty, made at Hydrabad, that the company and the foubah fhould mutually affift each other with their troops, when required, and their own affairs would permit; but it being apprehended at prefent, that fuch an agreement may fubject both parties to difficulties, and that mifunderstandings may arife on that account, it is now agreed only, that a mutual peace, confidence, and friendship, fhall fubfift, for ever, between the English company
company, his highness Aufuph Jau, and the Nabob Wolau Jau; the enemies of either fhall be regarded as the enemies of the other two Powers, and the friends of either be treated as the friends of all; and in case any troubles fhould arife, or any enemies invade the countries under the government of either of the contracting parties, the other two fhall give no countenance or affiftance to fuch enemies or invaders; the company and the Nabob Wolau Jau, willing however to fhew their voluntary attachment to the soubah, will always be ready to send two battalions of feapoys, and fix pieces of artillery, manned by Europeans, whenever the foubah fhall require them, and the fituation of their affairs will allow of fuch a body of troops to march into the Decan, provided the foubah pays the expence, during the time that the said troops are employed in his fervice.
VII. The exalted and illuftrious emperor, Shaw Allum, having been pleased, out of his great favour and high efteem for the Nabob Wolau Jau, to give. and to grant to him, and his eldest son, Meyen ul Mulck, Omdetul Omrah, and their heirs, for ever, the government of the Carnatic Payen Gaut, and the countries dependent thereon, by his royal firmaund, bearing date the 26th of Auguft 1765, or the 27th of the moon Zuphur, in the fixth year of the faid emperor's reign, and the Nabob Aufuph Jau, Nizam ul Mulck, &c. having also, out of his affection and regard for the faid Nabob Wolau Jau, released him, his fon, Meyen ul Mulck, &c. and their heirs in fucceffion, for ever, from all dependence on the Decan, and given him a full discharge of all demands paft, prefent, and to come, on the faid Carnatic Payen Gaut, by a faned, under his hand and feal, dated the 12th of November 1766; in confideration of the said Nabob Wolau Jau having paid the foubah five lacks of rupees, it is now agreed and acknowledged, by the faid Aufuph Jau, Nizam ul Mulck, that the faid Nabob Wolau Jau, and after him his fon, Meyen ul Mulck, and their heirs in
fucceffion, fhall enjoy, for ever, as an ultumgau, or freegift, the government of the Carnatic Payen Gaut, in the fulleft and ampleft manner; the faid Nabob Aufuph Jau promifing, and engaging, not to hold or keep up any kind of correfpondence with any perfon or perfons, in the faid Carnatic Payen Gaut, or in the circars before and now ceded to the English company, except the faid Nabob Wolau Jau, or the faid English company, by the means of their prefident and council of Madras, who on their part, in conjunction with the faid Nabob Wolau Jau, engage likewise not to hold, or maintain, any correfpondence with any perfon or perfons in the Decan, except the Nabob Aufuph Jau, his dewan, and the fecurities, whofe names are hereunto fubfcribed.
VIII. The Nabob Aufuph Jau, out of his great regard and affection, and from other confiderations, having been pleased to grant and confer on the Nabob Wolau Jau, and his eldest fon, Meyen ul Mulck, Omdetul Omrah, several faneds, viz.
An ultumgau faned for the whole of the Carnatic; An ultumgau faned for the whole of the purgunnah of Imungundela, with the gudda of Ghunpoora;
An ultumgau faned for the whole of the villages of Cathafera, &c.
An ultumgau faned for the killedary of the fort of Colaur;
An ultumgau faned for the whole of the diftrict of Sonedaupe;
And a full and ample faned, containing a discharge for all demands, paft, prefent, and future, on account of the Carnatic, &c.
It is hereby agreed, that all and every one of these faneds fhall be regarded, equally binding with any other article of the treaty, and be as duly obferved, by the Nabob Aufuph Jau, as if entered here at full length.
IX. Hyder Naigue, having, for fome years paft,
ufurped the government of the Monfore country, and given great difturbances to his neighbours, by attacking, and taking from many of them their poffeffions, and having alfo lately invaded, and laid wafte with fire and fword, the poffeffions of the English company, and the Nabob Wolau Jau, in the Carnatic, it is certainly neceffary for their peace, and for the general benefit of all the neighbouring Powers, that the faid Naigue fhould be punished and reduced, fo that he may not hereafter have the power to give any perfon farther trouble; to this end, the Nabob Aufuph Jau hereby declares, and makes known to all the world, that he regards the faid Naigue as a rebel and ufurper, and as fuch divests him of, and revokes from him, all faneds, honours, and distinctions, conferred by himself, or any other foubah of the Decan, because the faid Naigue has deceived the Nabob Aufuph Jau, broken his agreement, and rendered himself unworthy of all farther countenance and favours.
X. That the English company may hereafter carry on their trade peaceably, on this coaft of Coromandel, and alfo on the coaft of Malabar, and that they, with the Nabob Wolau Jau, may hold the Carnatic, and their other poffeffions, in peace, it appears neceffary, that the countries of Carnatic Balagaute, belonging to the foubahdarry of Viziapour, now or lately poffeffed by Hyder Naigue, fhould be under the management and protection of thofe who will do juftice, and pay obedience to the high commands from court; it is therefore agreed, by the Nabob Aufuph Jau, that he fhall relinquish, to the English company, all his right to the dewanny of the faid Carnatic Balagaute, belonging to the foubahdarry of Viziapour, and that the company shall present an arzee, or petition to the royal prefence, to obtain from the emperor Shaw Allum, a firmaund, confirming and approving their right thereto; but, that the Nabob Aufuph Jau, as foubah of the Decan, may not lose his dignity, or the revenue arifing from the faid countries, the English company agree to
XI. As the English company do not intend to deprive the Morattas of their choute, any more then the foubah of his pifcash, which used to be paid from the Carnatic Balagaute, belonging to the foubahdarry of Viziapour, now or lately poffeffed by Hyder Naigue, it is hereby agreed, and the company willingly promife to pay the Morattas, regularly and annually, without trouble, for the whole choute, as fettled in former times, from the time the faid countries fhall be under the company's protection as dewan, provided, however, that the Morattas guaranty to the company the peaceable poffeffion of the faid dewanny; to this end, the Nabob Aufuph Jau promises to use his beft endeavours, jointly with the English, and the Nabob Wolau Jau, to fettle with the Morattas, concerning the choute of the faid countries, how and where it is to be paid, fo that there may be no disturbances hereafter, on that account, between any of the contracting parties or the Morattas.
XII. All the foregoing articles are fincerely agreed to by the fubfcribing parties, who refolve faithfully to execute and abide by the fame, fo that a firm and lafting friendship may mutually fubfift between them, and while fuch an alliance fubfifts, what power will dare to disturb the poffeffions of either party? The English company and the Nabob Wolau Jau will endeavour, on all occafions, to fhew their friendship and attachment to the Nabob Aufuph Jau, Nizam ul Mulck, as foubah of the Decan, and look on the fupport