MINUTES of portions of the proceedings on the Trial of Warren Hastings, late Governor General of India, between 13th February, 1788. and 24th May, 1793; being copies partly of the reports of the short-hand writer employed for the Defendant, and partl... 13 Feb 1788-24 May 1793

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MINUTES of portions of the proceedings on the Trial of Warren Hastings, late Governor General of India, between 13th February, 1788. and 24th May, 1793; being copies partly of the reports of the short-hand writer employed for the Defendant, and partl...

MINUTES of portions of the proceedings on the Trial of Warren Hastings, late Governor General of India, between 13th February, 1788. and 24th May, 1793; being copies partly of the reports of the short-hand writer employed for the Defendant, and partl... 13 Feb 1788-24 May 1793

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Hastings, Warren, 1732-1818

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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...