Report on the administration of Mysore

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Page 89 - The difference is as follows :— Under the Bombay system, the survey, classification, and settlement are all continuous links of one chain, forged under the directions of the same individual, whose interest it is to see that every successive link fits closely into its predecessor, every step being also carefully taken with advertence to the next one. There is no such close connection in the Madras system. The boundaries are fixed by one person, the survey laid down by another, and the settlement...
Page 71 - Copies of the plans duly stamped by the local Japanese authorities, will be lodged at the Government office, and at the offices of the several foreign Consulates at Hiogo and Osaka respectively. II. The highest bidder shall be the purchaser, and in the event of any dispute arising between two or more bidders the lot shall be put up again and resold.
Page 25 - Court, as security in place of the ship Moorhill when arrested on 7th 1875 December 1874 to answer a certain cause of damage, civil and maritime promoted by one A.
Page 89 - for preferring the system of Survey and Settlement pursued in Bombay may be summed up thus : — " I found that in Mysore which borders both on that Presidency and Madras we had ample opportunity of comparing the method pursued in either case. The difference is as follows : — Under the Bombay system the survey, classification and settlement are all continuous links of one chain forged under the directions of the same individual whose interest it is to see that every successive link fits closely...
Page 85 - Bagh over to them, and afforded other assistance in the way of convict labour, &c. In all other respects, the Society was supported by private contributions ; but the constantly fluctuating number of subscribers, the frequent departure of valued supporters, and other similar causes, led to the dissolution of the Society in 1842 ; and the garden was then restored to the Commissioner. Since that period little has, of course, been done to it beyond keeping the walks clean, &c.
Page 63 - ... the numbers were not sufficient to man the defences, and the supply of artillerymen for the guns was most inadequate. In spite of these difficult circumstances, the Brigadier and his garrison held on ; and it will be a great pleasure to the Commander--in-Chief to bring to the notice of the Government of India the names of all the officers and soldiers who have distinguished themselves during the great trial to which they have been exposed. " 4. The Commander-in-Chief congratulates Sir James Outram...
Page 89 - ... close connection in the Madras system. The boundaries are fixed by one person, the survey laid down by another and the settlement by a third, these several agencies not being under one responsible head. The survey, so far as I can judge, is excellent but the surveyor had not the power of altering the boundaries if incorrect. On the completion of the survey, the work was taken up by the settlement officer.
Page 30 - Mysore. 356. The following account of the book department in Mysore, was given in the Report for 1863-64 :— " This department was formerly constituted, as in the Punjab, on a quasi commercial basis, its working capital being advanced by Government; but it is now conducted by an annual grant for the purpose, the sale proceeds being paid into the local treasuries, and a monthly account of cash transactions and stock on hand submitted to the auditor. Most of the vernacular books, and many of the English...
Page 31 - This volume is the First of an intended Series, designed to furnish, in a convenient form, all the help of this kind needed by Europeans to acquire a thorough knowledge of the Canarese language.
Page 81 - Canarese mission was founded came from Coimbatore (where a mission had been established by a Jesuit), through the wild tracts of jungle on the borders of the...

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