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Page 11 - Zemeedary could contribute, appeared to me of less consideration as such, than as they were evidences of a deliberate and systematic conduct, aiming at the total subversion of the authority of the Company, and the erection of his own independency on its ruins.
Page 12 - Marattas, and other powers, who either were, or might eventually become enemies to the company; and, that he was collecting, or had prepared, every provifion for open revolt, waiting only for a proper feafon to declare it, which was fuppofed to depend, either on the arrival of a French armament, or on a Maratta invafion. It will appear not a little extraordinary, that...
Page 20 - Governor tells you bis motive for this extraordinary proceeding, fo contrary to every mode of juftice towards either a prince or a fubject, fairly and without difguife ; and he puts into your hands the key of his whole conduct : " I will fuppofe, for a moment, that I have acted with unwarrantable rigour towards Cheit Sing, and even with injuftice.
Page 126 - Whether there was not a compact between him and the Company which specified that he was only to pay them a certain annual tribute ? ' * Their answers to these questions show more desire than ability to support the Governor-General.
Page 11 - Bidjeygur and Lutteefpoor, and made yearly additions to it ; that he kept up a large military establishment both of cavalry, of disciplined and irregular infantry, and of artillery ; that he had the above, and many other fortresses of strong construction, and in good repair, and constantly...
Page 12 - ... the above and many other fortresses of strong construction and in good repair, and constantly well stored and garrisoned ; that his aumils and tenants were encouraged and habituated to treat English passengers with inhospitality and with enmity ; that he maintained a correspondence with the...
Page 13 - Sing obtained from our influence exerted by myself the first legal title that his family ever possessed of property in the land of which he till then was only the Aumil, and of which he became the acknowledged Zemeedar, by a Sunnud granted to him by the Nabob Shujah-udDowlah at my instance in the month of September 1773.