The Asiatic Journal and Monthly Miscellany ..., Volume 3 (Google eBook)
Wm. H. Allen & Company, 1817 - Asia
Contains "verbatim reports of Debates at the East-India house, taken in shorthand for these pages". -- cf. v. 1, p. iii.
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VOL. 3, JAN. TO JUNE, 1817
Review of Ward's 1815 bookLETTER FROM CARNATICUS, 4-5
ON DEFINING RANK AMONG ENGLISH IN INDIA, LETTER ABOUT WOMEN'S INTEREST IN THIS MATTER.
SARDONIC? "Length of service in the country and military rank, heretofore the only claims to distinction, have long been found insufficient for the preservation of the due order and decor of the refined society in British India, a society which in point of the purity of its morals and true civilization stand confessedly the first of any European colony." "I would not for a moment entertain the idea that our fair country women would push their feeling so far that they would rather "Reign in Hell than serve in Heaven," but . . ." REMINDS WOMEN THAT WHATEVER RANK GIVEN IN INDIA DISAPPEARS IN ENGLAND.
"In 1810 the imports at Pontiana on English ships amount to 230,000 dollars of which there were 95 chest of opium, which averaged 1000 dollars per chest."\\
"At Tringano they perches annually two hundred chests of opium . . . "
296, UNDER EXPORTS, BENARES OPIUM, 2100 A CHEST; PATNA OPIUM, 2200 PER DO., PATCHACK, PER MAUND, 8
509, UNDER "ASIATIC INTELLIGENCE," SINKING OF THE SHIP CAROLINE DURING DARK NIGHT ON A SHOAL," "About eighty chests of opium saved from the wreck, were sold on the spot, and it is stated, that on opening the chests, some of them were found to contain sawdus and cowdung mixed with the opium. This fraud, will of course, be traced to the perpetrators." CAROLINE BOUND FOR CHINA