Warren Hastings' official correspondence : Fort William, 1775-1782.


Bengal (India). Governor-General (1774-1785 : Hastings). Warren Hastings' official correspondence : Fort William, 1775-1782.

Warren Hastings' official correspondence : Fort William, 1775-1782.

Copies of letters from Warren Hastings and others on State Affairs, East India Company business, etc. Letters to individuals were primarily to Nathaniel Middleton and Charles Purling, both residents at Lucknow. Edward Wheler, member of the Supreme Council at Calcutta, was signer or cosigner with Hastings of many letters. Included are some minutes of the Council, a proclamation against the treachery of Raja Chait Sing, 3 Oct. 1781, and articles of a treaty of alliance between the Nabob Asoph ul Dowla and the English Company, 21 May 1775.

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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...

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Middleton, Nathaniel

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Epithet: Resident at Lucknow British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000560.0x0000dd ...

Bengal (India). Governor-General (1774-1785 : Hastings)

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Governor-general. Arrived in India in 1750. Governor of Bengal from 13 April 1772. By the Regulatory Act of 1773, was appointed Governor-General. Impeachment for maladministration began in 1788. Acquittal in 1795. From the description of Warren Hastings' official correspondence : Fort William, 1775-1782. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122565797 ...

Wheler, Edward, 1733-1784

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Purling, Charles

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