Letters : to Halhed, 1804-1818.


Hastings, Warren, 1732-1818. Letters : to Halhed, 1804-1818.

Letters : to Halhed, 1804-1818.

A series of ALS to Nathaniel B. Halhed and occasionally Mrs. Halhed from Warren Hastings. All but the first written at Daylesford House (Chipping Norton). Mostly on literary and learned topics and some containing original verses.

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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...

Halhed, Nathaniel Brassey, 1751-1830

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Nathaniel Brassey Halhed, English orientalist. Halhed's translation from Sanskrit of an ancient Hindu law code was published in 1776; his English grammar of Bengali in 1778. From the description of Nathaniel Brassey Halhed manuscript material : 2 items, ca. 1793-1795? (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 269406618 ...