The History of British India, Volume 8

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Page 372 - And no Act hereafter passed by the Council of the Governor-General for making Laws and Regulations shall be deemed to extend to any part of the said territory, unless the same be specially named therein.
Page 431 - Raja will be administered by him, and he will be bound to establish a system of justice and order.
Page 420 - When our power is once reduced, we shall have another Knox's mission, under pretence of concluding a treaty of alliance and friendship, and founding commercial establishments. If we decline receiving their mission, they will insist ; and if we are unable to oppose force, and desire them to come unaccompanied with troops, they will not comply. They will begin by introducing a company ; a battalion will soon after follow, and at length an army will be assembled for the subjection of Nipal.
Page 430 - Row has compelled the British Government to drive him from his Musnud and to conquer his dominions.
Page 429 - Rao has accumulated those treasures which he is now employing against his benefactors. The British Government not only protected the Peshwa's own possessions, but maintained his rights abroad.
Page 401 - Marshman, ii. 364. previous period in the history of the country was the credit of the British Government more firmly established, or was the prospect of financial prosperity more promising than at the commencement of 1823, when the Marquess of Hastings retired from the guidance of the pecuniary interests of India...
Page 145 - CHAP. xxv. it was now thought fit to explain these intimations, as not intended to restrain the governor-general in the exercise of his judgment and discretion, upon any occasion where actual war upon the British territories " might be commenced by any body of marauders, and where the lives and properties of British subjects might call for efficient protection.
Page 60 - British colonies be ever found in the East with a chance of preserving the moral and physical energies of the parent country, it is to the vales and mountains of the Indian Alps that we must look for their existence.
Page 429 - Row immediately commenced on a new system of intrigues and used every exertion to turn all the powers of India against the British Government. At length he gave the signal of disturbances by fomenting an insurrection in his own dominions and prepared to support the insurgents by open force. The British Government had then no remedy but to arm in turn.
Page 424 - ... quiet possession of his dominions. Our proffers of peace and reconciliation will be interpreted as the result of fear ; and it would be absurd to expect that the enemy will respect a treaty concluded under such circumstances. Therefore, let us confide our fortunes to our swords ; and by boldly opposing the enemy, compel him to remain within his own territory ; or, if he should continue to advance, stung with shame at the idea of retreating, after his immense preparations, we can then give up...

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