Copy of remarks of Philip [afterwards Sir Philip] Francis, late member of the Supreme Council of Calcutta, on the speeches of Mr. Law, in opening the defence; Mr. Plumer, in opening the defence to the first article; and Mr. Dallas, in summing up evid... 1788-1795
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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 councilo...
British civil servant. From the description of Autograph letters signed (3) : to his wife, London, Aire and Brussels, 1765 May 25-1767 Aug. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270750268 From the description of Autograph letter signed, 1788 Feb. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270750282 From the description of Autograph letters signed (12) : London and Calcutta, to Philip Baggs , 1770 Dec. 11 to 1776 Sept. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270750252 From ...