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exhausted by a distant war could afford a larger subsidy than five lakhs of Pagodas for some years; it is therefore further proposed that as the war now carrying on by the English against Hyder Naig can only be terminated by the total suppression of his power, the Company should extend the Mysore government over all the countries now held by Hyder; in consideration of which we will engage to pay by monthly instalments to the Company the further sum of twentythree lakhs of Pagodas for the expenses of the war. And from the time that peace shall be reestablished and the Mysore authority acknowledged throughout the dominions now held by Hyder Naig, we will pay annually to the Company the sum of twelve lakhs of Pagodas, and moreover assign to them in perpetuity a jaghire to the yearly value of five lakhs of Pagodas, in whatever part of the said dominions they may think best. In consideration of which the Company must maintain an army for the protection and defence of those countries.

extent. Their ally the Soubah of MYSORE. the Deccan has just claims on some No. xxiv. of those countries; and the Mahratta State, with whom the Company are now entering into a Treaty of friendship and alliance, have claims upon other countries. All the conquests therefore made by Hyder Ali from the Soubah and the Mahrattas must be excepted, and the Company must be left at liberty to enter into such engagements with those powers relative to those countries as they may think proper. The peshcush and chout formerly paid from the other countries, which may be recovered from Hyder Ali and given up to the Rana of Mysore, must be regularly paid to the Company in the same manner and for the same purposes as has been expressed relative to the peshcush and chout from Mysore. The stipulated payments must be regularly paid, and twelve months' provision must be constantly kept in every garrison, as has been before expressed.

With those exceptions the Company will engage to put the Rana of Mysore in possession of all the other conquests made by Hyder Ali, and to protect her and her successors in the same upon the conditions proposed.

YSORE. —Whatever countries may

xxiv. have been taken by Hydcr Naig from the governments of Hyderabad or Poonah or Sattara, that is to say, countries which are held immediately under the dominion of those governments, we agree shall be excepted, on condition that a proportionate deduction be made from our payments; but this must not be extended to any tributaries of either State unless in such cases as may be now particularly provided for. The Articles of peshcush and chout must be left to the decision of our Rana, to whose consideration we will recommend them.

1 &lh.—We cannot consent to the restoration of Gooty. Our Rana has received particular injuries from Morarow, and besides there is a debt of thirty lakhs of Rupees which is justly due from him to the late Rajah of Mysore.

A true translation of the annexed Articles, written in the Malabar language.

(Signed) C. T. Swartz.

I agree to all the Articles of the Company except these three points: Gooty is not to be delivered to its former possessor; in Seringapatam we will have no garrison; nothing

\ath.—The Company will consent to make a deduction from the Mysore payments in the proportion as the revenue of any other province that may be excepted shall stand to that of the other countries to be given up to Mysore.

IQth.—The Company will reserve to themselves the liberty of re-instating the family of Morarow in the country of Gooty.

{Fide 13th Article). The powers of Government heretofore vested in General Coote being resumed by the Presidency of Madras, those Articles are executed under their sanction and by their authority, as before expressed.

The foregoing Articles, See., were drawn up previous to the definitive orders of the Presidency of Madras,

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No. XXV.

Treaty of Peace with the Nawab Tirroo Sultan Bahadoor, 1784.

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Treaty of perpetual peace and friendship betweon the Honourable The English East India Company and the Nawab Tippoo Sultan Bahadoor, on his own behalf, for the countries of Seringapatam, Hyder Nagur, &c, and all his other possessions, settled by Anthony Sadlier, George Leonard Staunton, and John Hudleston, Esquires, on behalf of the Honourable English East India Company, for all their possessions and for the Carnatic Payen Ghat, by virtue of powers delegated to the Honourable the President and Select Committee of Fort St. George for that purpose, by the Honourable the Governor General and Council appointed by the King and Parliament of Great Britain to direct and control all political affairs of the Honourable English East India Company in India, and by the said Nawab, agreeable to the following Articles, which are to be strictly and invariably observed, as long as the sun and moon shall last, by both parties; that is to say, by the English Company and the three governments of Bengal, Madras, and Bombay, and the Nawab Tippoo Sultan Bahadoor.

Article 1.

Peace and friendship shall immediately take place between the said Company and the Nawab Tippoo Sultan Bahadoor and their friends and allies, particularly including therein the Rajahs of* Tanjore and

MYSORE. Travancore, who are friends and allies to the English and the Carnatic No. xxv. Payen Ghat, also Tippoo Sultan's friends and allies. The Beebee of Cannanore and the Rajahs or zemindars of the Malabar coast are included in this Treaty. The English will not directly or indirectly assist the enemies of the Nawab Tippoo Sultan Bahadoor, nor make war upon his friends or allies; and the Nawab Tippoo Sultan Bahadoor will not directly or indirectly assist the enemies, nor make war upon the friends or allies of the English.

Article 2.

Immediately after signing and sealing the Treaty by the Nawab Tippoo Sultan Bahadoor and the three English Commissioners,- the said Nawab shall send orders for the complete evacuation of the Carnatic, and the restoration of all the forts and places in it now possessed by his troops, the forts of Amboorgur and Satgur excepted: and such evacuation and restoration shall actually and effectually be made in the space of thirty days from the day of signing the Treaty. And the said Nawab shall also, immediately after signing the Treaty, send orders for the release of all the persons who were taken and made prisoners in the late war and now alive, whether European or Native; and for their being safely conducted to, and delivered at, such English forts or settlements as shall be nearest to the places where they now are, so that the said release and delivery of the prisoners shall actually and effectually be made in thirty days from the day of signing the Treaty. The Nawab will cause them to be supplied with provisions and conveyances for the journey, the expense of which shall be made good to him by the Company. The Commissioners will send an officer or officers to accompany the prisoners to the different places where they are to be delivered : in particular, Abdul Wahab Khan, taken at Chitoor, and his family, shall be immediately released, and if . willing to return to the Carnatic shall be allowed to do so." If any person or persons belonging to the said Nawab, and taken by the Company in the late war, be now alive, and in prison in Bencoolen or other territories of the Company, such person or persons shall be immediately released, and if willing to return shall be sent without delay to the nearest fort or settlemeut in the Mysore country. Boswapa, late amuldar of Palicacherry, shall be released and set at liberty to depart.

Article S. Mysore. Immediately after signing and sealing the Treaty, the English Com- No. XXV. missioners shall give written orders for the delivery of Onore, Carwar, and Sadashevagar, and forts or places adjoining thereto, and send a ship or ships to bring away the garrisons. The Nawab Tippoo Sultan Bahadoor will cause the troops in those places to be supplied with provisions and any other necessary assistance for their voyage to Bombay (they paying for the same). The Commissioners will likewise give at the same time written orders for the delivery of the forts and districts of Caroor, Auracourchy, and Daraparam; and immediately after the release and delivery of the prisoners, as before mentioned, the fort and district of Dindigul shall be evacuated and restored to the Nawab Tippoo Sultan Bahadoor, and none of the troops of the Company shall afterwards remain in the country of the Nawab Tippoo Sultan Bahadoor.

Article 4.

As soon as all the prisoners are released and delivered, the fort and district of Cannanore shall be evacuated and restored to Ali Rajah Biby, the Queen of that country, in the presence of any one person, without troops, whom the Nawab Tippoo Sultan Bahadoor may appoint for that purpose: and at the same time that the orders are given for the evacuation and delivery of the forts of Cannanore and Dindigul, the said Nawab shall give written orders for the evacuation and delivery of Amboorgur and Satgur to the English; and in the meantime none of the troops of the said Nawab shall be left in any part of the Carnatic, except in the two forts above-mentioned.

Article 5.

After the conclusion of this Treaty the Nawab Tippoo Sultan Bahadoor will make no claim whatever in future on the Carnatic

Article 6.

All 'persons whatsoever who have been taken and carried away from the Carnatic Payen Ghat (which includes Tanjore) by the late Nawab Hyder Ali Khan Bahadoor, who is in heaven, or by the Nawab

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