Hastings, Warren, 1732-1818

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1732-12-06
Death 1818-08-22
GB
English

Biographical notes:

Hastings was the first governor general of British India. He began in 1750 as a clerk at the East India Company. In 1761, he was appointed to the Calcutta Council, and in 1769, was made a member of the Madras Council. In 1771, he became governor of Bengal, and in 1774, governor general of India. In 1784, he resigned and returned to England, where he was charged with high crimes and misdemenears. He was impeached in 1787 but, after a long trial, was acquitted in 1795. He was made a privy councilor in 1814.

From the description of Hastings correspondence, 1770-1780. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79698739

From the description of Hastings correspondence, 1770-1780. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702146936

Warren Hastings, British Governor-General of Bengal from 1773 to 1785.

From the description of Warren Hastings manuscript material : 2 items, 1784-1811 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 301601214

English administrator and statesman.

From the description of Autograph letter signed written jointly with his wife : London, to Mrs. Louise Woodman, 1813 Feb. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270474525

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Daylesford House, to Brigadier General Caillaud, 1808 Jul 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270467578

From the description of Letter signed : Fort William, to the East India Company, 1777 Aug. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270482499

From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Lrod Cornwallis, 1788 Mar. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270469158

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Dayesford House, to Mrs. Faber, nr. Bradford, 1803 Aug. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270467561

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Daylesford House, to Sir Isaac Heard, 1795 Dec. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270467551

From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Lord King, 1791 May 27. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270469185

Warren Hastings was the first Governor-General of India.

From the description of Warren Hastings fonds. 1780, 1808. (University of British Columbia Library). WorldCat record id: 606469310

Governor-general. Arrived in India in 1750. Governor of Bengal from 13 April 1772. By the Regulatory Act of 1773, was appointed Governor-General. Impeachment for maladministration began in 1788. Acquittal in 1795.

From the description of Commonplace books and journal : holographs, [1780-1790]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122476455

From the description of ALS : to Sir, 1804 Mar. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122476228

From the description of A tour in E. India in 1789 : journal, 1779-1780. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122373942

From the description of Memorandum book Account books, 1775-1783. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122413223

From the description of Letters: Lord Macartney, 1783-1785. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122358105

From the description of Letters : to Halhed, 1804-1818. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122569674

From the description of Warren Hastings: scrapbook, 1773-1836 (bulk 1778-1797). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122569704

From the description of Journal of a voyage from India to England : manuscript, 1786. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122404697

1750 writer, the East India Company; c 1756 appointed to Cossimbazar; 1757 volunteer, Robert Clive's expedition to retake Madras; 1758-? 1760 resident, Murshidabad; ? 1760-1765 member of the Council of Calcutta; 1765-1769 returned to Britain; 1769-1771 second in the council of Fort William; 1772-1785 governor of Bengal; 1787 impeached; 1795 acquitted.

Epithet: governor-general of Bengal

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Subjects:

  • Manuscripts--English
  • Poets, English--18th century
  • Manuscripts, English--Specimens
  • Governors general--Correspondence

Occupations:

  • Governors general
  • Wives
  • Administrators
  • Military personnel

Places:

  • Madras, India (as recorded)
  • Masulipatam, Madras (as recorded)
  • Plassey, India (as recorded)
  • Persian Gulf, Asia (as recorded)
  • Madras, India (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • Savanur State, India (as recorded)
  • Hindol State, India (as recorded)
  • Rajpipla State, India (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • Carnatic Region, India (as recorded)
  • Oudh, India (as recorded)
  • Jumna River, India (as recorded)
  • Kalsia State, India (as recorded)
  • Silana State, India (as recorded)
  • Deccan, India (as recorded)
  • Kulu, Punjab (as recorded)
  • Bombay, India (as recorded)
  • Coorg, South India (as recorded)
  • Hyderabad State, India (as recorded)
  • Cambay State, India (as recorded)
  • Dettingen, Germany (as recorded)
  • Dhar State, India (as recorded)
  • Nandgaon State, India (as recorded)
  • Murshidabad, Bengal (as recorded)
  • Samthar State, India (as recorded)
  • Bengal (India) (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • Calcutta, India (as recorded)
  • Surat, Bombay (as recorded)
  • Bristol, Gloucestershire (as recorded)
  • Tonk State, India (as recorded)
  • Seringapatam, India (as recorded)
  • Tibet, Asia (as recorded)
  • Pataudi State, India (as recorded)
  • Kharsawan State, India (as recorded)
  • Pondicherry, India (as recorded)
  • Bordeaux, France (as recorded)
  • Bengal, India (as recorded)
  • Red Sea, Asia (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • Bhavnagar State, India (as recorded)
  • Maler Kotla State, India (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • Kotah State, India (as recorded)
  • Nagpur, Central Provinces (as recorded)
  • French factory at Dacca, India (as recorded)
  • Bijawar State, India (as recorded)
  • Burdwan, Bengal (as recorded)
  • Malpur State, India (as recorded)
  • Great Britain (as recorded)
  • Bhaisaunda State, India (as recorded)
  • Porbandar State, India (as recorded)
  • Sandur State, India (as recorded)
  • Perak, Malaysia (as recorded)
  • Bengal, India (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • Saraikela State, Chota Nagpur, Bihar (as recorded)
  • Tanjore, Madras (as recorded)
  • Madras, India (as recorded)
  • Sirohi State, Rajputana (as recorded)
  • Carnatic Region, India (as recorded)
  • Gaya, Bihar (as recorded)
  • Nepal, Asia (as recorded)
  • Iran, Asia (as recorded)
  • Southampton, Hampshire (as recorded)
  • Alirajpur State, India (as recorded)
  • Benares, India (as recorded)
  • Burma, Asia (as recorded)
  • Ichalkaranji, Kolhapur State (as recorded)
  • Madras, India (as recorded)
  • Travancore State, India (as recorded)
  • Paris, France (as recorded)
  • Arcot State, India (as recorded)
  • Mysore State, India (as recorded)
  • Government House, Calcutta (as recorded)
  • Balrampur, United Provinces (as recorded)
  • Karauli State, India (as recorded)
  • Palitana State, India (as recorded)
  • Delhi, India (as recorded)
  • Jakarta, Indonesia (as recorded)
  • Kumharsain State, India (as recorded)
  • Nayagarh State, India (as recorded)
  • Pathari State, India (as recorded)
  • India (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • Madras, India (as recorded)
  • Tanjore, Madras (as recorded)
  • Kedah, Malaysia (as recorded)
  • Surat, Bombay (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • Muhammadgarh State, India (as recorded)
  • Bengal, India (as recorded)
  • Bihar, India (as recorded)
  • Mudhol State, India (as recorded)
  • Manila, Philippines (as recorded)
  • Carnatic Region, India (as recorded)
  • Balasinor State, India (as recorded)
  • Nagod State, India (as recorded)
  • Bengal, India (as recorded)
  • Beri State, India (as recorded)
  • Baria State, India (as recorded)
  • India (as recorded)
  • Victoria Memorial Hall, Calcutta (as recorded)
  • Nawanagar State, India (as recorded)
  • Pachete, Bengal (as recorded)
  • Bengal, India (as recorded)
  • Pondicherry, India (as recorded)
  • Madras, India (as recorded)
  • Trichinopoly, Madras (as recorded)
  • Darkoti State, India (as recorded)
  • Narsinghpur State, India (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • Bhutan, Asia (as recorded)
  • Gwalior, India (as recorded)
  • Dhrangadhra State, India (as recorded)
  • Junagadh State, India (as recorded)
  • Ireland, Europe (as recorded)
  • Sarila State, India (as recorded)
  • Calcutta, India (as recorded)
  • Negapatam, Madras (as recorded)
  • Chhota Udepur State, India (as recorded)
  • Santalpur State, India (as recorded)
  • Russia, Asia (as recorded)
  • Rajkot State, India (as recorded)
  • Torgal State, India (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • Miraj State, India (as recorded)
  • Ganjam, Madras (as recorded)
  • Kingham, Oxfordshire (as recorded)
  • Banswara State, India (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • Malabar, India (as recorded)
  • Mysore State, India (as recorded)
  • India (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • Baroda State, India (as recorded)
  • Paldeo, Bundelkhand, Central India (as recorded)
  • Persia, Asia Minor (as recorded)
  • Las Bela State, Kalat (as recorded)
  • Vārānasi (Uttar Pradesh, India) (as recorded)
  • Plassey, India (as recorded)
  • Dinajpur, Bengal (as recorded)
  • Rairakhol State, India (as recorded)
  • Calcutta, India (as recorded)
  • Wao State, India (as recorded)
  • Jubbal State, India (as recorded)
  • Jath State, India (as recorded)
  • Khairpur State, India (as recorded)
  • Spiti, Punjab (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • Sumatra, Indonesia (as recorded)
  • Oudh, India (as recorded)
  • Sonepur State, India (as recorded)
  • Madras, India (as recorded)
  • Hyderabad State, India (as recorded)
  • Rewa State, India (as recorded)
  • Satara, Bombay (as recorded)
  • Tibet, Asia (as recorded)
  • Turkey, Asia minor (as recorded)
  • Assaye, India (as recorded)
  • Aden, Yemen (as recorded)
  • Mayurbhanj, Orissa (as recorded)
  • Baraundha State, India (as recorded)
  • Netherlands, Europe (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • Arcot State, India (as recorded)
  • Gaurihar State, India (as recorded)
  • Scotland, United Kingdom (as recorded)
  • Malacca, Malaysia (as recorded)
  • Pondicherry, India (as recorded)
  • Calcutta, India (as recorded)
  • Jamaica, Central America (as recorded)
  • Chhatarpur State, India (as recorded)
  • Barcelona, Catalonia (as recorded)
  • Chitaldroog, Mysore (as recorded)
  • Kandahar, Afghanistan (as recorded)
  • Daylesford, Worcestershire (as recorded)
  • Dacca, India (as recorded)
  • Poona, India (as recorded)
  • Bissenpoor, Bengal (as recorded)
  • Daylesford, Worcestershire (as recorded)
  • Bharatpur State, India (as recorded)
  • Cooch Behar State, India (as recorded)
  • Dhrol State, India (as recorded)
  • Daylesford, Worcestershire (as recorded)
  • Gohad, Gwalior State (as recorded)
  • Madras, India (as recorded)
  • Ramdurg State, India (as recorded)
  • Afghanistan, Asia (as recorded)
  • Bengal (India) (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • Khiva, Uzbekistan (as recorded)
  • Malabar Coast, Madras (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • Jind State, India (as recorded)
  • Bija State, India (as recorded)
  • Arcot State, India (as recorded)
  • Lee, Kent (as recorded)
  • Coleham, Shropshire (as recorded)
  • Darbhanga, Bihar (as recorded)
  • Narsingarh State, India (as recorded)
  • Maharajpur, India (as recorded)
  • North-Western Provinces, India (as recorded)
  • Masulipatam, Madras (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • Bhor State, India (as recorded)
  • Baoni State, India (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • Jaipur State, India (as recorded)
  • Jaisalmer State, India (as recorded)
  • Sachin State, Bombay (as recorded)
  • Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India (as recorded)
  • Aleppo, Syria (as recorded)
  • Vijayadurg (or Gheria), Bombay (as recorded)
  • Afghanistan, Asia (as recorded)
  • Bombay, India (as recorded)
  • Suket State, India (as recorded)
  • Jidda, Saudi Arabia (as recorded)
  • Kurwai State, India (as recorded)
  • Jobat State, India (as recorded)
  • Bengal, Asia (as recorded)
  • Assam, India (as recorded)
  • Keonjhar State, India (as recorded)
  • Bengal, India (as recorded)
  • Jigni State, India (as recorded)
  • Purnea, Bihar (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • Jhabua State, India (as recorded)
  • Orissa, India (as recorded)
  • Ratlam State, India (as recorded)
  • Kangra District, Punjab (as recorded)
  • Dhurwai State, India (as recorded)
  • Idar State, India (as recorded)
  • Jaora State, India (as recorded)
  • Madras, India (as recorded)
  • Kalat State, Pakistan (as recorded)
  • Kamta Rajaula State, India (as recorded)
  • Daylesford, Worcestershire (as recorded)
  • Mansa State, India (as recorded)
  • Udaipur State, India (as recorded)
  • Malabar, India (as recorded)
  • Kurundwad State, India (as recorded)
  • Barbary, North Africa (as recorded)
  • Bhutan, Asia (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • Hyderabad State, India (as recorded)
  • Flanders, Belgium (as recorded)
  • Netherlands, Europe (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • Bahawalpur State, India (as recorded)
  • Jetpur State, India (as recorded)
  • Janjira State, India (as recorded)
  • Wadgaon, India (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • Anjouan Island, Comoro Islands, Indian Ocean (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • Madura, Madras (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • Gwalior State, India (as recorded)
  • Sirmur State, India (as recorded)
  • Rajgarh State, India (as recorded)
  • Catalonia, Spain (as recorded)
  • Arcot State, India (as recorded)
  • Kolhapur State, India (as recorded)
  • Mysore State, India (as recorded)
  • Bengal, India (as recorded)
  • Mangal State, India (as recorded)
  • India--Bengal (as recorded)
  • Multan, Punjab (as recorded)
  • Pudukkottai State, India (as recorded)
  • Cossimbazar, Bengal (as recorded)
  • Makrai State, India (as recorded)
  • Datia State, India (as recorded)
  • Patna, India (as recorded)
  • Arakan, Burma (as recorded)
  • Mahlog State, India (as recorded)
  • Pondicherry, India (as recorded)
  • Tripura State, India (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • Arcot State, India (as recorded)
  • Barwani State, India (as recorded)
  • Bengal, India (as recorded)
  • Bijna State, India (as recorded)
  • Wadhwan State, India (as recorded)
  • Jodhpur State, India (as recorded)
  • Pahra, Bundelkhand, Central India (as recorded)
  • Tanjore, Madras (as recorded)
  • Bengal, India (as recorded)
  • Sawantwadi State, India (as recorded)
  • Plassey, India (as recorded)
  • Dungarpur State, India (as recorded)
  • Cachar, Assam (as recorded)
  • Basra, Iraq (as recorded)
  • Dewas State, India (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • Mandi State, India (as recorded)
  • Cooch Behar State, India (as recorded)
  • Chhuikhadan State, India (as recorded)
  • Nilgiri State, India (as recorded)
  • Anjengo, Travancore, Madras (as recorded)
  • Jaso State, India (as recorded)
  • Jamkhandi State, India (as recorded)
  • Cape of Good Hope, South Africa (as recorded)
  • Lugasi State, India (as recorded)
  • Bengal, India (as recorded)
  • Chamba State, India (as recorded)
  • Johore, Malaysia (as recorded)
  • Srirangam, Madras (as recorded)
  • Chandernagore, Bengal (as recorded)
  • Masulipatam, Madras (as recorded)
  • Orchha State, India (as recorded)
  • Tehri-Garhwal State, India (as recorded)
  • Chandernagore, Bengal (as recorded)
  • Khandpara State, India (as recorded)
  • Kapurthala State, India (as recorded)
  • Chinsura, Bengal (as recorded)
  • Manipur State, India (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • Sravana Belgola, Mysore (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • Mauritius, Africa (as recorded)
  • Kurnool, Madras (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • Arcot State, India (as recorded)
  • Madras, India (as recorded)
  • Midnapore, Bengal (as recorded)
  • Gangpur State, India (as recorded)
  • Patna, India (as recorded)
  • Jodhpur State, India (as recorded)
  • Bhopal State, India (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • Dinajpur, Bengal (as recorded)
  • Nepal, Asia (as recorded)
  • Talcher State, India (as recorded)
  • Morvi State, India (as recorded)
  • Nalagarh State, India (as recorded)
  • Bengal (India) (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • Sri Lanka, Asia (as recorded)
  • Bhutan, Asia (as recorded)
  • Arcot State, India (as recorded)
  • Sri Lanka, Asia (as recorded)
  • Sangli State, India (as recorded)
  • Burdwan, Bengal (as recorded)
  • Vesuvius, Italy (as recorded)
  • Zanzibar, Africa (as recorded)
  • London, England (as recorded)
  • Bengal, India (as recorded)
  • Cossimbazar, Bengal (as recorded)
  • Danta State, India (as recorded)
  • Tanjore, India (as recorded)
  • Switzerland, Europe (as recorded)
  • Oudh, India (as recorded)
  • Cutch State, India (as recorded)
  • Sind, India (as recorded)
  • Arcot State, India (as recorded)
  • Carnatic Region, India (as recorded)
  • Liverpool, Lancashire (as recorded)
  • Radhanpur State, India (as recorded)
  • Nadia District, Bengal (as recorded)
  • Faridkot State, India (as recorded)
  • Russia, Europe, Asia (as recorded)
  • Bomorey, Korah (as recorded)
  • Gondal State, India (as recorded)
  • Partabgarh State, India (as recorded)
  • Thailand, Asia (as recorded)
  • Victoria Memorial Hall, Calcutta (as recorded)
  • Sikkim, Asia (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • Tigiria State, India (as recorded)
  • Dujana State, India (as recorded)
  • Patna, India (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • Afghanistan, Asia (as recorded)
  • Alwar State, India (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • Bharatpur State, India (as recorded)
  • Rampur State, India (as recorded)
  • Jashpur State, India (as recorded)
  • Great Britain (as recorded)
  • Nepal, India (as recorded)
  • Patna, India (as recorded)
  • Negapatam, India (as recorded)
  • Surat, Bombay (as recorded)
  • Indore State, India (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • Carnatic Region, India (as recorded)
  • Rangpur, Bengal (as recorded)
  • Arcot State, India (as recorded)
  • Surgana State, India (as recorded)
  • Kagal, Kolhapur State (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • Bengal, India (as recorded)
  • Carnatic Region, India (as recorded)
  • Vellore, Madras (as recorded)
  • Bundi State, India (as recorded)
  • Maihar State, India (as recorded)
  • Bihar, India (as recorded)
  • Tibet, Asia (as recorded)
  • Fort St David, India (as recorded)
  • Patiala State, India (as recorded)
  • Bengal, India (as recorded)
  • Satara, Bombay (as recorded)
  • Benares State, India (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • Kothi State, India (as recorded)
  • Nabha State, India (as recorded)
  • Tanjore, Madras (as recorded)
  • Etawah, United Provinces (as recorded)
  • Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire (as recorded)
  • Bengal, Asia (as recorded)
  • Calicut, Madras (as recorded)
  • Deodar State, India (as recorded)
  • Khairagarh State, India (as recorded)
  • Kanker State, India (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • Hooghly Town, Bengal (as recorded)
  • Ghodasar State, India (as recorded)
  • Bombay, India (as recorded)
  • Pondicherry, India (as recorded)
  • China, Asia (as recorded)
  • Severndroog Castle, Shooters Hill, London (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • Tibet, Asia (as recorded)
  • Dhami State, India (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • Delhi, India (as recorded)
  • Bansda State, India (as recorded)
  • Colaba, Bombay (as recorded)
  • Pegu, Burma (as recorded)
  • Bhajji State, India (as recorded)
  • Oudh, India (as recorded)
  • Saint Helena, Africa (as recorded)
  • Jawhar State, India (as recorded)
  • Mysore State, India (as recorded)
  • United States, North America (as recorded)
  • Oudh, India (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • Serampore, Bengal (as recorded)
  • Cochin State, India (as recorded)
  • Charkhari State, India (as recorded)
  • Kishengarh State, India (as recorded)
  • Tibet, Asia (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • Sitamau State, India (as recorded)
  • Sant State, Western India (as recorded)
  • Pal Lahara State, India (as recorded)
  • Carnatic, India (as recorded)
  • Calcutta, India (as recorded)
  • Tori-Fatehpur State, India (as recorded)
  • Dacca, India (as recorded)
  • Mickleham, Surrey (as recorded)
  • Phaltan State, India (as recorded)
  • Wankaner State, India (as recorded)
  • Khilchipur State, India (as recorded)
  • Palanpur State, India (as recorded)
  • China, Asia (as recorded)
  • Benares State, India (as recorded)
  • Kabul, Afghanistan (as recorded)
  • Dharampur State, India (as recorded)
  • Bashahr State, India (as recorded)
  • Chunar Fort, United Provinces (as recorded)
  • Arcot State, India (as recorded)
  • Bengal, India (as recorded)
  • Chingleput, Madras (as recorded)
  • Limbdi State, India (as recorded)
  • Dhenkanal State, India (as recorded)
  • Raigarh State, India (as recorded)
  • Bombay, India (as recorded)
  • Kankrej, Western India (as recorded)
  • Jhalawar State, India (as recorded)
  • Sarangarh State, Central India (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • Ramnad, Madras (as recorded)
  • Bihat State, India (as recorded)
  • Dholpur State, India (as recorded)
  • Loharu State, India (as recorded)
  • Panna State, India (as recorded)
  • Calcutta, India (as recorded)
  • Lunawada State, India (as recorded)
  • Bilaspur State, India (as recorded)
  • Oudewater, the Netherlands (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • Travancore State, India (as recorded)
  • Aundh State, India (as recorded)
  • Bikaner State, India (as recorded)
  • Bengal, India (as recorded)
  • Himmat Bahadur, Kolhapur State (as recorded)