DROPMORE PAPERS (SERIES II). Vol. XLVII. 'The Military Establishment [of Ireland] as it stood at December 1780'.Warren Hastings, Governor-General of India: India: Major John Scott: Letters to [Maj. J.?] Scott from Warren Hastings rel. to India: 1783,... Unspecified
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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...
Epithet: afterwards Earl of Clonmell British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000707.0x00006c Epithet: of Add MS 38309 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000707.0x000082 Title: 1st Earl of Clonmell 1793 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000707.0x000093 Epi...