Journal of a voyage from India to England : manuscript, 1786.

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Hastings, Warren, 1732-1818. Journal of a voyage from India to England : manuscript, 1786.

Journal of a voyage from India to England : manuscript, 1786.

Manuscript journal, not in Hastings' hand. Written aboard ship in 1785 when Hastings was returning to England and a trial that would last seven years. These pages contain recollections of his last three months in India "while they were yet recent in my remembrance."

1 v. (159 p.)

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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...