The History of British India, Volum 8

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J. Madden, 1846
 

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Pàgina 604 - Raja's flag has been set up in it, and his former ministers have been called into employment. Whatever country is assigned to the...
Pàgina 205 - judicious management of our existing relations ' for a solution of every difficulty. Once again was shown the impossibility of a Council in London appreciating accurately the situation in a country thousands of miles away with which its members were not personally acquainted : the...
Pàgina 517 - We are satisfied that, to secure a prompt administration of justice to the natives of India in civil cases, native functionaries must be multiplied, so as to enable them to dispose, in the first instance, of all suits of that description, and, as appears to us, without regard to the amount at stake, their decisions being of course liable to revision under appeal...
Pàgina 603 - Row has compelled the British Government to drive him from his Musnud and to conquer his dominions.
Pàgina 590 - Meaning the twenty-two villages on the Sarun frontier. In the first place, after the immense preparations of the enemy, he will not be satisfied with all these concessions, or if he should accept of our terms, he would serve us as he did Tippoo ; from whom he first accepted of an indemnification of six crores of rupees in money and territory, and afterwards wrested from him his whole country. If we were to cede to him so much country, he would seek some fresh occasion of quarrel, and at a future...
Pàgina 605 - Wuttundars and other holders of land are required to quit his standard, and return to their villages within two months from this time. The zemindars will report the names of those who remain, and all who fail to appear in that time shall forfeit their lands, and shall be pursued without remission until they are entirely crushed. All persons, whether belonging to the army or otherwise, who may attempt to lay waste the country or to plunder the roads, will be put to death wnereever they are found.
Pàgina 492 - Hastings, which may enable the Court to judge of the Propriety of entertaining the Question of further Remuneration to the late GovernorGeneral.
Pàgina 207 - CHAP. xxv. it was now thought fit to explain these intimations, as not intended to restrain the governor-general in the exercise of his judgment and discretion, upon any occasion where actual war upon the British territories " might be commenced by any body of marauders, and where the lives and properties of British subjects might call for efficient protection.
Pàgina 205 - ... while, on the other hand, any attempt at this moment, to establish a new system of policy, tending to a wider diffusion of our power, must necessarily interfere with those economical regulations, which it is more than ever incumbent upon us to recommend, as indispensable to the maintenance of our present ascendency, and by exciting the jealousy and suspicion of other states, may too probably produce or mature those very projects of hostile confederacy which constitute the chief object of your...
Pàgina 603 - Government to continue him on his Throne, after imposing such terms on him as might secure it from his future perfidy. The principal of these terms was a commutation of the Contingent, which the...

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