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A Revenue History of the Sundarbans from 1765-1870

1935

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Summary

The Sundarbans' are the southern portion of the Ganges delta the Hugli on the west to the Meghna on the east through the pres 24-Parganas lihulna and Bakarganj and their limits on the north are ly-settjed lands of those districts. [...] Theo zamindaris that bordered on the Sundarba constant boundaries on that side but cultivation advanced and receded the Aneral circumstances of the country and the capabilities of The forest was the property of the State and was not included - in.Settlement; but itt extent could not be defined during the early pe southern boundaries of the zamindaris were undetermined and it wa the year 1838 th [...] Henckell's scheme of Sundarban reclamation in Jam 'the objects of securing the peace of the country against the: dakeite Sundarbans and of bringing the Sundarban waste into cultivatip Henekell Judge and Magistrate of Murli (or Jessore) submitted to Warren Hastings the Governor-General on 20th December 1783 1 The derivation of the word Sundarban is undecided. [...] the Mughal Empire the fert*ility of the soil and the proximity to the markets of °Calcutta. [...] and assisting passengers ; they were Henckellgani (named after him and subsefinently corrupted to Hingalganj) on the west bank of the Jablina at its junction with the 'Xfilint in the west of his jurisdiction ; Chandkhdli on the river Kabadak in the middle; and Kachua at the junction of the Baleswar and Bhairab rivers in the east.

Title Pages Author/Editor
Frontmatter i-v Frederick Pargiter

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Chapter I. Early History. 1765-1816 1-9 unknown

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Chapter II. Establishment of the Sundarban Commission and Preliminary Operations 1816-1821 9-15 unknown

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Chapter III. Completion of the Operations in the 24-Parganas 1821-1828 15-19 unknown

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Chapter IV. Final Determination of the Right of the State to the Sundarbans 1827-1828 19-23 unknown

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Chapter V. Definition of the Boundary of the Sundarban Forest 1828-1833 23-25 unknown

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Chapter VI. Jurisdiction and Summary of Operations 1828-1836 25-27 unknown

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Chapter VII. Resumptions.1828.—1836 27-34 unknown

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Chapter VIII. Grant Rules of 1830 and Grants of Forest Lands 1829-1836 34-36 unknown

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Chapter IX. Settlement of Resumed and Other Lands 1828-1836 36-42 unknown

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Chapter X. Resumptions and Collateral Inquires 1834-1844 42-49 unknown

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Chapter XI. Settlements. 1836-1844 49-55 unknown

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Chapter XII. Forest Grants Grant Rules and Boundary Difficulties 1836-1844 55-60 unknown

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Chapter XIII. Aboliticg and Re-Establishment of the Sundarban Commission 1844-1846 60-62 unknown

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Chapter XIV. Inquiries Surveys Resumptions and Settlements in Connection with Lots 216-230. 1844-1857 62-66 unknown

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Chapter XV. Settlements and Rights of Settlement. 1844-1857 67-75 unknown

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Chapter XVI. Forest Grants. 1844-1853 75-79 unknown

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Chapter XVII. Resurvey and Adjustment of the Sundarban Boundary in the 24-Parganas. 1844-1856 79-86 unknown

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Chapter XVIII. Resumptions Inquiries Jurisdiction etc. 1844-1857 86-90 unknown

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Chapter XIX. Revised Sundarban Grant Rules of 24th September 1853 90-95 unknown

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Chapter XX. Sundarban Grants and the Rules of 1853. 1853-1862 95-98 unknown

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Chapter XXI. Resumed Mahalls and the Rules for 1853. 1853-1862 98-100 unknown

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Chapter XXII. Jurisdiction Settlements and Rights of Settlement. 1855-1868 100-103 unknown

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Chapter XXIII. Revenue and other Surveys Boundary Decisions and Resumptions 1852-1870 103-107 unknown

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Chapter XXIV. Schemes of Sundarban Improvement and Miscellaneous Matters. 1853-1868 108-112 unknown

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Chapter XXV. Rules for the Sale of Waste Lands free of Land Revenue and for the Redemption of Land Revenue. 1858-1870 112-115 unknown

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Chapter XXVI. History of Saugor Island. 1811-1877 115-118 unknown

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Index 119-156 unknown

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government politics public policy

Pages
184
SARF Document ID
sarf.140487