Autograph letter signed : to Dr. Charles Burney, Monday, 1798 Nov. 26.
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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...
Charles Parr Burney, English schoolmaster and clergyman. From the description of Charles Parr Burney manuscript material : 1 item, 1823 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 682323732 Charles Parr Burney, English schoolmaster and clergyman. He is the grandson of Charles Burney, the musician and author; the son of Charles Burney, D.D., the scholmaster and book collector; and the nephew of Frances Burney, Madam d'Arblay, the writer. From the guide to the C...