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Dacoitee. the Spoilation of Oude the East India Company Faithfully Recounted With Notes and Documentary Illustrations

1876

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" The walls were variegated with divers sorts of gems like the divisions of a " chess board the houses formed one continued row'of equal height resoun" ing with the music of the tabor the twang of the bow and the sacred " sound of the Veda. [...] He had paid tribute to the latter; and now by this cession the tribute was carried directly into the coffers of the Company.* Thus while the Company were requiring It is mentioned in the history of Sairool Mootakhurreen that agreeably to the wish of the Directors Warren Hastings repeatedly applied to the Nadtaub Shoojah-ood-Dowlah to cede to the Company the whole stale of Benares but that t [...] The last remnant of lucre was sucked out of thceased treaty " before like an empty orange it was cast aside; for by an addendum to the present treaty bearing date the same clay it was engaged that " the balance due to the English Company " on account of the countries of Corah and Allahabad " Rohilcund and the pay of the troops according to the " engagement of the late Nabob Soojah-ul-Do [...] The Directors had affected to doubt the prpriety of quartering their troops upon the Wuzier by the treaty of 1773 ; but the local Government did their utmost to render permanent a burden which purported on the face of the treaty to be optional and temporary ; and at length the Directors had given a coy sanction to the prceeding provided it was done with the free consent of " the Soobah [...] number influence and enormous amount of the "salaries pensions and emoluments of the Company's " service civil and military in the.Trzzier's service have "become an intolerable burden upon the revenue and "authority of His Excellency and exposed us to the envy " and resentment of the whole country by excluding the " native servants and adherents of the Vizier from the " rewards of their s

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Introduction i-vi unknown

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Chapter I. Showing how the Company Made Acquaintance With Shoojah-Ooddowlah’s Rupees and how Quickly they Improved Their Intimacy With his Treasures and Territory 7-20 unknown

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Chapter II. Showing how the Company Raised Their Terms to Asoph-Ooddowlah and how Very Hard he Found Them—Showing the Subsidy System in Full Swing Treaty or No Treaty and how After a Respite from Lord Cornwallis the Wuzier Succumbed to Sir John Shore 21-34 unknown

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Chapter III. Showing how the Subsidy System Was Stretched to the Utmost and Finally Broke Down—and how Lord Wellesley Confiscated the Doab as a Convenient Equivalent 35-57 unknown

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Chapter IV. Showing how in Default of Other Means the Company Worked Ghazee-Ood-Deem as a “Mine of Munificence” 58-76 unknown

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Chapter V. Showing how the Company Consented to Receive a Loan from Nusseer-Ood-Deen With Other Advantages; Also by What Means and With What Objects they Extracted the Treaty of 1837 from his Successor 77-96 unknown

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Chapter VI. Showing as Far as in Such Compass Can be Shown the Meaning of the Company’s Admonitions and whO Frustrated them and Wherefore 97-108 unknown

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Chapter VII. of Colonel Sleeman as the Primary Instrument of Annexation 109-132 unknown

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Chapter VIII. of General Outram as Finishing the Work of Colonel Sleeman 133-146 unknown

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Chapter IX. The Charges in the Oude Blue Book and Their Separate and Sufficient Answers 147-187 unknown

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Chapter X. Showing the Bearings of the Treaty of 1837 188-204 unknown

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Appendix 205-214 unknown

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214
SARF Document ID
sarf.144081

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