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Article or Chapter TitleTreaty of Peace between Great Britain and Persia
Record Number10292
DescriptionThe Treaty of Paris was signed on March 4, 1857, concluding the Anglo-Persian war over possession of Herat. While Persia wanted to reclaim the province, Great Britain used Afghanistan as an independent buffer state against Russia. Articles stated in the treaty include the withdrawal of British troops from Persia, the liberation of all prisoners of war, and withdrawal of Persia form all matters concerning Afghanistan. The Persian government also agreed to help extinguish the presence of slavery in the Persian Gulf.
Subject(s)Disputes; Wars; Treaties; Buffer states
Water Basin(s)Helmand
CountriesGreat Britain
Afghanistan
Iran
Page(s)6 p.
LanguageEnglish
Date1857-03-04
Library LocationArchives maps & microfiche - standard size file cabinets
DonorLaylin, John G.
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