Tea Planting in the Outer Himalayah

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Smith, Elder, 1861 - Agriculture - 73 pages
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Page 78 - AN INITIAL FINE OF 25 CENTS WILL BE ASSESSED FOR FAILURE TO RETURN THIS BOOK ON THE DATE DUE. THE PENALTY WILL INCREASE TO SO CENTS ON THE FOURTH DAY AND TO fl.OO ON THE SEVENTH DAY OVERDUE.
Page 29 - Report upon the Present Condition and Future Prospects of Tea Cultivation in the North- West Provinces in the Punjaub.
Page 43 - No scenery, in my opinion," writes Mr. Barnes, " presents such sublime and delightful contrasts. Below lies the plain, a picture of rural loveliness and repose ; the surface is covered with the richest cultivation, irrigated by streams which descend from perennial snows, and interspersed with homesteads buried in the midst of groves and fruit trees. Turning from this scene of peaceful beauty, the stern and majestic hills confront us ; their sides are furrowed with precipitous water-courses; forests...
Page 59 - Eumaon ; and the rate of assessment on the lands in the grant, in whatever manner cultivated, shall never exceed the average rate on grain crop lands in the same locality. 7. On failure of payment of the prescribed assessment in any year, or of any of the above conditions (the fact of which failure shall, after local inquiry, conducted by the Senior Assistant Commissioner, be finally determined by the Sudder Board of Revenue), the entire grant shall be liable to resumption at the discretion of the...
Page 43 - No scenery presents such sublime and delightful contrasts. Below lies the plain, a picture of rural loveliness and repose. The surface is covered with the richest cultivation, irrigated by streams which descend from perennial snows, and interspersed with homesteads buried in the midst of groves and fruit-trees.
Page 58 - Each grant will be of not less than 200 or more than 2000 acres; more than one grant may be taken by one person or company, on the...
Page 58 - ... year; three annas in the seventh year, and so on, one more anna being added in each year, till, in the last year, the maximum rate is reached of one rupee per acre. The full assessment on a grant of 2000 acres will thus not exceed 1500 rupees per annum.
Page 13 - Schoelcher, to whom we are indebted for much of the information we have on the condition of this island, describes them as "slaves of idleness and want.
Page 59 - In the twenty-first year, on the fulfilment of the above conditions, the proprietary right in the grant, and the right of engagement with Government, shall vest in the grantee, his heirs, executors or...
Page 43 - Rivers, the Beas, the Ravee, and the Chenab, take their rise within this \ tract. Various races of men belonging to distinct types of the human family, and speaking different / languages, are distributed over its surface. Here are Hills just raised above the level of the plain, and mountain crests higher than any peak of the Andes. Every zone of climate and variety of vegetation is here to be met with, from the scorching heat and exuberant growth of the tropics, to barren heights destitute of verdure,...

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