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clared, that in lieu of those 3 Articles, the 2 following shall be substituted:
Art. I. With a view to prevent any misunderstanding relating to the respective Possessions of the Honourable Company and Mala Rajah Dowlut Rao Scindia, in the quarter of Hindostan, the Mala Rajah hereby agrees to cede to the Honourable Company all the Territory North of the River Chumbul, which was ceded to the Maha Rajah by the VIIth Article of the Treaty of Serjee Anjengaum, that is to say, the whole of the Disuricts of Dhulepore, Baree, and Rajah Kerrah ; and the Honourable Company shall have no claim or right to any rule, tribute, revenues, or possessions on the South Bank of that River. The Talooks of Bhadeck and Soorseperarah, which are on the banks of the Jumna, will, however, remain in the possession of the Honourable Company.
II. The Honourable Company, from friendship to the Maha Rajah, agree to grant him, personally and exclusively, the annual sum of 4 lacks of rupees, to be paid by quarterly instalments, through the Resident at the Durbar. And the Honourable Company also agree to assign, within their Territories in Hindostan, a jaggeer, (to be holden on the same footing as that enjoyed by Ballah Bhye,) amounting to a revenue of 2 lacks of rupees per annum, to Bauzah Bhye, the Wife of Dowlut Rao Scindia, and a jaggeer amounting to 1 lack of rupees per annum, to Chummah Bhye, the Daughter of that Chief. Done at Illahabad, this 3rd day of December, 1805.
G. H. BARLOW.
No. 14.-TREATY with Jeswunt Rao Holkar.- Raipoor Ghaut,
24th December, 1805.
Treaty of Peace and Amity between the British Government and
Jeswunt Rao Holkar. Whereas disagreement has arisen between the British Government and Jeswunt Rao Holkar, and it is now the desire of both parties to restore mutual harmony and concord; the following Articles of Agreement are therefore concluded between Lieutenant Colonel John Malcolm, on the part of the Honourable Company, and Sheik Hubeeb Oolla, and Balla Ram Seit, on the part of Jeswunt Rao Holkar; the said Lieutenant Colonel Malcolm having special authority for that purpose from the Right Honourable Lord Lake, Commander-in-Chief, &c. &c. his Lordship aforesaid being invested with Full Powers and authority from the Honourable Sir George Hilaro Barlow, Governor General, &c. &c.; and the said Sheik Hubeeb Oolla, and Balla Ram Seit, also duly invested with Full Powers on the part of Jeswunt Rao Holkar.
Art. I. The British Government engages to abstain from the prosecution of Hostilities against Jeswunt Rao Holkar, and to consider him henceforward as the friend of the Honourable Company; Jeswunt Rao Holkar agreeing, on his part, to abstain from all measures and proceedings of a hostile nature against the British Government and its Allies, and from all measures and proceedings in any manner directed to the injury of the British Government or its Allies.
II. Jeswunt Rao Holkar hereby renounces all right and title to the Districts of Tonk Rampoora, Boondee, Lekheree, Sameydee, Bhamungaum, Daee, and other places North of the Boondee Hills, and now in the occupation of the British Government.
11. The Honourable Company hereby engages to have no concern with the ancient Possessions of the Holkar Family in Mewar, Malwa, and Harowtee, or with any of the Rajahs situated to the South of the Chumbul; and the Honourable Company agrees to deliver over immediately to Jeswunt Rao Holkar, such of the ancient Possessions of the Holkar Family in the Deckan, now in the occupation of the Honourable Company, as are situated South of the River Tapti, with the exception of the Fort and Pergunnah of Chandore, the Pergunnahs of Ambar and Sengham, and the Villages and Pergunnahs situated to the Southward of the River Godavery, which will remain in possession of the Honourable Company. The Honourable Company, however, in cousideration of the respectability of the Holkar Family, further engages that, in the event of the conduct of Jeswunt Rao Holkar being such as to satisfy that State of his amicable and peaceable intentions towards the British Government and its Allies, it will, at the expiration of 18 months from the date of this Treaty, restore to the Family of Holkar the fort of Chandore and its District, the Pergunnahs of Ambar and Sengham, and the Districts formerly belonging to the Holkar Family, situated to the South of the Godavery.
IV. Jeswunt Rao Holkar hereby renounces all claims to the District of Koonch, in the Province of Bundelcund, and all claims of every description in that Province; but, in the event of the conduct of Jeswunt Rao Holkar being such as to satisfy the British Government of his amicable intentions toward that State and its Allies, the Honourable Company agrees, at the expiration of 2 years from the date of this Treaty, to give the District of Koonch, in jaggeer, to Bheemah Bhye, the Daughter of Jeswuut Rao Holkar, to be holden under the Company's Government on the same terms as that now enjoyed by Ballah Bbye.
V. Jeswunt Rao Holkar hereby renounces all claims of every description upon the British Government and its Allies.
VI. Jeswunt Rao Holkar hereby engages never to entertain in his service Europeans of any description, whether British Subjects or others, without the consent of the British Government.
VII. Jeswunt Rao Holkar hereby engages not to admit into his Council or service, Serjee Rao Ghaulika, as that Individual has been proclaimed an Enemy to the British Government.
VIII. Upon the foregoing conditions, Jeswunt Rao Holkar shall be permitted to return to Hindostan without being molested by the British Government, and the British Government will not interfere in any manner in the concerns of Jeswunt Rao Holkar. It is however stipulated, that Jeswunt Rao Holkar shall, immediately upou this Treaty being signed and ratified, proceed towards Hindostan by a route, which leaves the Town of Putteala Khytull Jheend, and the Countries of the Honourable Company and the Rajah of Jypoor, on the left; and Jeswunt Rao Holkar engages, on his route, to make his Troops abstain from plunder, and that they shall coinmit no act of hostility in any of the Countries through which they may pass.
IX. This Treaty, consisting of 9 Articles, being this day settled by Lieutenant Colonel John Malcolm, on the part of the Honourable Company, and by Sheik Hubeeb Oolla and Balla Ram Seit, on the part of Jeswunt Rao Holkar, Lieutenant Colonel John Malcolm has delivered one Copy thereof, in Persian and English, signed and sealed by himself, and confirmed by the Seal and Signature of the Right Honourable Lord Lake, to the said Sheik Hubeeb Oolla and Balla Ram Seit, who, on their part, have delivered to Lieutenant Colonel John Malcolm a Counterpart of the same, signed and sealed by themselves; and engage to deliver another Copy thereof, duly ratified by Jeswunt Rao Holkar, to the Right Honourable Lord Lake, in the space of 3 days; the said Lieutenant Colonel John Malcolm also engaging to deliver to them a Counterpart of the same, duly ratified by the Honourable the Governor General in Council, within the space of one month from this date.
Done in Camp, at Raipoor Ghaut, on the banks of the Beah
SHEIK HUBEEB QOLLA.
No. 15.-DECLARATORY ARTICLE with Jeswunt Rao
Holkar.-River Ganges, 2nd February, 1806.
Declaratory Article annexed to the Treaty of Peace and Amity,
concluded between the British Government and Maha Rajah
Maha Rajah Jeswunt Rao Holkar renounces all right and title to the Districts of Tonk Rampoora, Boondee, Lekherree, Sameydee, Bhamungaum, Daee, and other places North of the Boondee Hills, and now in the occupation of the British Government: And whereas it has been understood that the Maha Rajah attaches great value to the District of Tonk Rampoora and other Districts in that vicinity, which constituted the ancient Possessions of the Holkar Family; and the relations of Amity and Peace being now happily restored between the British Government and Maha Rajah Jeswunt Rao Holkar, the British Government is desirous of gratisying the wishes of the Maha Rajah to the utmost practicable extent, consistent with considerations of equity, and of manifesting its solicitude to cultivate the friendship and good will of the Maha Rajah: therefore, the British Government hereby agrees to consider the provisions of the Ind Article of the Treaty aforesaid to be void and of no effect, and to relinquish all claim to the Districts of Tonk Rampoora, and such other Districts in their vicinity as were formerly in the possession of the Holkar Family, and are now in the occupation of the British Government. Done on the River Ganges, the 2nd of February, 1806.
G. H. BARLOW.
No. 16.—TREATY with the Ranah of Gohud, or the Rajah of Dhole
poor, Baree, and Rajah Kerrah.–Agra, 10th January, 1806.
Treaty between the Honourable the English East India Company and
Maha Mujah Seway Ramah Keerut Sing Luckender Behauder, providing for the Relinguishment to the Honourable Company, of the Country and Fort of Gohud and others, on the part of Ranah Keerut Sing; and for the investiture, on the part of the Honourable Company, of Ranah Keerut Sing, in the Sovereignty of the Districts of Dholepoor, Baree, and Rajah Kerrah; concluded by Mr. Grome Mercer, in virtue of Authority vested in him for that purpose by the Honourable Sir George Hilaro Barlow, Baronet, Governor General of all the British Possessions in the East Indies, on the part of the Honourable Company; and by Maha Rajah Seway Ranah Keerut Sing Luckender Behauder, for Himself, his Heirs and Successors.
Art. 1. Whereas a Treaty of Amity and Alliance was concluded on the 29th day of January, 1804, corresponding with the 15th day of Sowal, 1218, Higera, and with the 3rd Phagon, 1860 Summut, between the Honourable the English East India Company and Maha Rajah Ranah Keerut Sing, providing for mutual advantages to be derived by the Contracting Parties : And whereas, from the inability of Maha Rajah Ranah to settle the Country of Gohud and others, and to fulfil the Engagements therein entered into with the Honourable Company, for the payment of the Subsidiary Force of the Honourable Company's Troops, the advantages proposed for both the Contracting Parties have entirely failed; the Honourable the English East India Company, . and Maha Rajah Ranah Keerut Sing hereby agree that the Treaty above mentioned shall be considered as mull and void.
II. Maha Rajah Ranah hereby agrees to relinquish the possession of the Country and Fort of Gohud, and of the other Districts guaranteed to him by the former Treaty, to the Officers of the British Government, to be disposed of as may appear expedient to the Honourable Company.
III. The Honourable Company, from the consideration that the failure in the stipulations of the former Treaty, on the part of Maha Rajah Ranah, has arisen from inability and want of means, is inclined to grant to Maha Rajah Ranah an adequate provision; and hereby agrees that the Districts of Dholepoor, Baree, and Rajah Kerrah, agreeably to a separate Schedule, containing a detailed statement of the Villages which compose these Districts, shall be delivered over to Maha Rajah Ranah, in Sovereignty to Him, his Heirs and Successors. Maha Rajah Ranah on his part agrees, that he will not enter into any disputes with the Possessors of the neighbouring Districts, respecting the ancient Boundaries of these Pergunnahs, of which the extent shall remain the same as before the Ranah took possession of them.
IV. As by the 1IIrd Article of the present Treaty, the Districts of Dholepoor, Baree, and Rajah Kerrah, have, in conformity to the request of Maha Rajah Ranah, been granted to him in Sovereignty, and will remain exempt from all orders of the Adawlut, or other demands of the Honourable Company, Maha Rajah Ranah bereby agrees to take upon himself the responsibility of adjusting all disputes which inay arise, either external or internal, and no responsibility for assistance or protection remains with the Honourable Company.
The above Treaty, comprised in IV Articles, framed in conformity to the Articles agreed upon by the Contracting Parties at Gwalior, on the 19th December, 1805, corresponding with the 28th of Ramzaun, 1220 Higera, and with the 14th of Poos, 1862 Sumnut, has been duly concluded under the Seals and Signatures of Mr. Græme Mercer, and of Maha Rajah Ranah Keerut Sing, in the vicinity of Agra, on the 10th day of January, 1806, corresponding with the 19th of Sowal, 1220 Higera, and with the 6th of Maug, 1862 Sumout, and delivered to the Parties respectively.
When a Treaty, containiug the above IV Articles, shall be delivered to Maha Rajah Ranah Keerut Sing, under the Seal and Signature of the Honourable the Governor-General in Council, the present Treaty, under the Seal and Signature of Mr. Græme Mercer, shall be returned.