Vol. XII (ff. i + 194). 24 Oct. 1789-17 June 1794.includes:f. 173 b Poetry ENGLISH: Poems by N. B. Halhed: 18th-19th centt.: Some autogr.f. 173 b Nathaniel Brassey Halhed, orientalist: Poems by.: Some autogr.ff. 173, 191 b Poetry ENGLISH: Poems... 24 Oct 1789-17 Jun 1794
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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...
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