A tour in E. India in 1789 : journal, 1779-1780.

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Hastings, Warren, 1732-1818. A tour in E. India in 1789 : journal, 1779-1780.

A tour in E. India in 1789 : journal, 1779-1780.

Manuscript journal, not in Hastings hand. First 13 pages give distances between villages, towns, etc. Hastings visited on trip. "Journal from Gyhretty 27th Sept. 1779, 4th tour" (p. 27-). Copy of a treaty proposed between the Company and Maharaja Lookindur Bahadie sent up about this time by W. Hastings to Eyre Coote. (p. 55-). Contains section "Rents on demand from Oude (p. 61-).

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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...