Pages of an untitled essay, n.d.

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Strachey, Edward, Sir, 1812-1901. Pages of an untitled essay, n.d.

Pages of an untitled essay, n.d.

Pages 25 and 26 of an unidentified, signed essay on the use of vernacular languages in the Indian courts as opposed to the Persian then in use or the suggested use of English. Warren Hastings as a proponent of English and Lord Auckland and Sir Charles Metcalfe as propnents of native languages are mentioned.

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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...

Strachey, Edward, Sir, 1812-1901

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English author and civil servant. With the East India Company in Bengal. Author of Bija Genita or the algebra of the Hindoos. From the description of Pages of an untitled essay, n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 53891020 ...

Auckland, George Eden, Earl of, 1784-1849

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George Eden, earl of Auckland, politician and governor-general of India. He and his sisters Emily Eden and Fanny, who kept house with him, were esteemed members of Whig society. From the guide to the Lord Auckland manuscript material : 2 items, 1827-1846, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.) George Eden, earl of Auckland, politician and governor-general of India. He and his sisters Emily Eden and Fanny, who kept house with ...

Metcalfe, Charles Theophilus Metcalfe, Baron, 1785-1846

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