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A Revenue History of the Sundarbans from 1765 to 1870

1934

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1765-181& The Sundarbans' are the southern portion of the Ganges delta extending from the getugii on the west to ithe Meghna on the east through the present 'districts of 24-Paiganas Khulna and Bakarganj and their limits on the north are the permanenly-Settled lands of those districts. [...] The forest was 'the propert the State and was not included in the Permanent Settlement; but its extentAuld not be defined during the early period while the southern boundaries of the iamindaris were undetermined and it was not tin about the year 1838 that the claims which the zamindars stsserted to the forest were decided and the et nfulion dissipated.' 2. Origin and description of the patitAbd [...] reality to those lands only which were recorded as cultivated in the measurement papers of 1783 and.the ether.conditions of the lease as regarded the assessment with revenue of increased cultivation still held good.' But in fact the mahalls were classed indiscriminately with the ordinary zamindari lands and except for an isolated reference by the Collector in 1803 " the rights of Government [...] Henckell% scheme of Sundarban reclamation in Jessore 1783-84--With the objects of securing the peace of the country against the dakaits that infested the Sundarbans and of bringing the Sundarban wastt into cultivation Mr. [...] Henckellganj (naraid after him and subsequently corrupted to Hingafganj) on the west bank of the Jalmina at its junction with the Ketlindi in the west of his jurisdiction ; Chandkhali on the river Kabadak in the middle; and Kachua at the junction of the Baleswar and Bhairob rivers in the east.

Title Pages Author/Editor
Cover i-iii Frederick Pargiter

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Frontmatter i-iv Frederick Pargiter

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Chapter I. Early History 1765-1816 1-9 Frederick Pargiter

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Chapter II. Establishment of the Sundarban Commission and Preliminary Operations 1846-1821 9-15 Frederick Pargiter

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

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

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Chapter V. Definition of the Boundafy of the Sundarban Forest 1828-1833 23-25 Frederick Pargiter

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

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Chapter VII. Resumptions. 1828-1836 27-34 Frederick Pargiter

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Chapter VIII. Grant Ruleseof 1830 and Grants of Forest Lands 1829-1836 34-36 Frederick Pargiter

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

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Chapter X. Resumptions and Collateral Inquiries 1834-1844 42-49 Frederick Pargiter

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Chapter XI. Settlements. 1836-1844 49-55 Frederick Pargiter

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Chapter XII. Forest Grants Grant Rures and Boundary Difficulties 1836-1844 55-60 Frederick Pargiter

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Chapter XIII. Abolition and re-establishment of the Sundarban Commission 1844-1846 60-62 Frederick Pargiter

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Chapter XIV. Inquiries Surveys Resumptions and Settlements in connection with Lots 216-230 1844-1857 62-66 Frederick Pargiter

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

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Chapter XVI. Forest Grants. 1844-1853 75-79 Frederick Pargiter

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Chapter XVII. Resurvey and Adjustnient of the Sundarban Boundary in the 24-Parganas. 1844-1856 79-86 Frederick Pargiter

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

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

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

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Chapter XXI. Resumed Mahalls and the Rules of 1853. 1853-1862 98-100 Frederick Pargiter

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

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Chapter XXIII. Revenue and other Surveys boundary decisions and Resumptions 1852-1870 103-107 Frederick Pargiter

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Chapter XXIV. Schemes of Sundarban Improvement and Miscellaneous Matter. 1853-1868 108-112 Frederick Pargiter

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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 Frederick Pargiter

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

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Index to Mr. Pargiter’s Revenue History of the Sundarbans 119-156 Frederick Pargiter

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government politics public policy

Pages
186
SARF Document ID
sarf.143839