The Asiatic Annual Register, Or, A View of the History of Hindustan, and of the Politics, Commerce and Literature of Asia, Volum 4

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Lawrence Dundas Campbell, E. Samuel
J. Debrett, 1803
Includes: A history of British India, monthly chronicles of Asian events, accounts, travel literature, general essays, reviews of books on Asis, political analyses, poetry, and letters from readers.
 

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Loſs of the Shºp Maria Louiſa _
24
Capture of the Ship La Fleche by his Majeſtys Sloop Viejor ibid
32
Letter from Lieutenant General Stuart to the Marquis Welleſley encloſed
53
Remarks by a Gent cºman on Fºrd s Américan Big Roebuck
61
of the Route of the Marquis Welleſley to the Upper Provinces 64 pture of the Ship Prince
72
ºn of a Special Veſtry for diſtributing Charity to the Poor at via ſtras 7
81
Letter from the Marquis Welleſley to Lieutenant General Stuart on receiving
88
Malacre of the Turks by the French Troops
92
Supreme Council and Principal Secretaries to Government
98
Bengal Military Promotions in his Majeſtys Regiments ibid
110
No 5Treaty between the Company and his Highneſs the Nabob Mahommed
115
Nº º between the Hon Company and Azeem ul Dowlah dated 31ſt July 1861 I
126
APPEND rx to the above Dr c 1ARAT to N containing
133
Ileath of Uny Mootah the Freebooter of Malabar
147
Abolition of the College at Calcutta
153
Liſt of the Hoi the Court of Directors ibid
161
Ceylon Civil Eſtabliſhment 1 t 1
1
Tempeſtuous Paſſage of the Ship Countſ of Sutherland to the Cape of Good 7
7
Paragraphs in the Commercial Department propoſed by
18
Dºri of Mr Purcell Pilot from the Companys Service 32
32
1Letter from Mr Brodrick to the Court of Directors encloſing
53
Inſtrućtions to Lieutenantcolonel MacNeil 94
94
Diuo at Surat Y ibid
227
House of Lo R ps Speeches of Earl Moira reſpeting the Depoſition of
267
Debate on Mr Nichollss Motion That there ſhould be laid before
281

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Pàgina 144 - It now remains for me only to pass the sentence of the law upon you, which is, that you be taken from hence to the place from whence you came, and thence to the place of execution, there to be HANGED BY THE NECK UNTIL YOU...
Pàgina 7 - ... bamboo (or two), eight or ten feet long, is then stuck into the earth in the middle of each stool, and the canes thereof tied to it. This secures them in an erect position, and gives the air free access round every part. As the canes advance in size, they continue wrapping them round with the lower leaves as they begin to wither, and to tie them to the prop bamboos higher up ; during which time, if the weather is wet, they keep the drains open...
Pàgina 257 - That the order of the day for the fecond reading of the Bill to incapacitate William Abraham, James Anderfon, junior, &c.
Pàgina 8 - Their height, when standing in the field, will now be from eight to ten feet (foliage included), and the naked cane from an inch to an inch and a quarter in diameter.
Pàgina 26 - Let this be received as a rule that if you will profit, seek it at sea, and in quiet trade ; for without controversy it is an error to affect garrisons and land wars in India.
Pàgina 223 - With respect to the inhabitants of the countries restored or ceded, it is agreed, that none of them shall be prosecuted, disturbed, or molested, in their persons or properties, under any pretext, on account of their conduct or political opinions, or of their attachment to any of the contracting powers, nor on any other account, except that of debts contracted to individuals, or on account of acts posterior to the present treaty.
Pàgina 222 - It is farther agreed, that in all the cases of cession stipulated in the present treaty, there shall be allowed to the inhabitants, of whatever condition or nation they may be, a term of three years, to be computed from the notification of the definitive treaty of peace, for the purpose of disposing...
Pàgina 220 - III. All the prifoners taken on either fide, as well by land as by fea, and the hoftages carried away or given, during the war, and to this day...
Pàgina 21 - LAWS thefe people have none written; the King's judgment binds, who fits and gives fentence once a week, with much patience, both in civil and criminal caufes, where fometimes he fees the execution done by his elephants, with too much delight in blood.
Pàgina 26 - If it had been fit for trade, the natives would have chofen it, for they feel the inconveniency of a barred haven ; and it is argument enough of fome fecret inconveniency, that they make not ufe of it : but if it were fafe without the walls, yet it is not an eafy work to divert the courfe of trade, and draw the refort of merchants from their accuftomed mart, efpecially for our commodity, which is bought by parcels, and cannot be called ftaple. Secondly, The charge is greater than the trade can bear,...

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