EXTRACT OF THE CONVENTION OF CHEFOO BETWEEN THE BRITISH GOVERNMENT AND THE GOVERNMENT OF CHINA, 1876

Her Majesty’s Government having it in contemplation to send a mission of exploration next year, by way of Peking, through Kansuh and Kokonor, or by way of Szechuen to Thibet, and thence to India, the (more…)

CHEFOO CONVENTION (1876)

Between The British Government and the Government of China (Extract)

Her Majesty’s Government having it in contemplation to send a mission of exploration next year, by way of Peking, through Kansuh (more…)

TREATY BETWEEN TIBET AND NEPAL, 1856

(translation) Treaty of Peace, consisting of ten Articles, between the States of Gurkha and Tibet (Bhote), settled and concluded by us, the Chief Sardars, Bharadars, and Lamas of both the Governments, (more…)

TREATY BETWEEN TIBET AND LADAKH, 1842

(translation) As on this auspicious day, the 2nd of Assuj, Sambhat 1899 [16th or 17th September A.D. 1842], we the officers of the Lhasa Government Kalon of Sokan and Bakshi Shajpuh, Commander of the (more…)

EXTRACT OF TREATY BETWEEN TIBET AND LADAKH, 1683

This treaty terminated the war mentioned above. Its conditions are summarized by Professor Petech and included the cession to Tibet of the Province of Ngari, commercial stipulations mainly connected (more…)

EXTRACT OF TREATY BETWEEN TIBET AND BASHAHR, 1681

Professor L. Petech gives the best available information about this in his valuable article on ‘The Tibetan-Ladakhi-Moghul War of 1681-1683’ in the Indian Historical Quarterly, Vol. XXIII, September (more…)

THE SINO-TIBETAN TREATY, 821/823 A.D.

Translated from the inscription on the west face of the stone pillar at Lhasa

The great king of Tibet, the Divine Manifestation, the b Tsan-po and the great king of China, the Chinese ruler Hwang (more…)