A Comprehensive History of India, Civil, Military and Social; From the First Landing of the English, to the Suppression of the Sepoy Revolt Including an Outline of the Early History of Hindoostan Volume 1

A Comprehensive History of India, Civil, Military and Social; From the First Landing of the English, to the Suppression of the Sepoy Revolt Including an Outline of the Early History of Hindoostan Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1865 edition. Excerpt: ...thereof, or of the said governor and Company; or the encouragement, management, regulation, or advancement of trade; or of the present or future joint stock of the said Company; or concerning any future subscriptions, to be made by way of increase or addition to the joint stock; or for ascertaining the true values of the said joint stock, at and during the times of any such future subscriptions; which, and as we, our heirs or successors, by the advice of our or their privy council, shall from time to time, at any time before the 29th day of September which shall be in the year 1694, think fit to make, insert, limit, direct, appoint, or express in or by any further or other charter, letters-patents, or other 'writing or instrument, under our or their great A.d. 16B4. seal of England, then and in each and every of the cases aforesaid, it shall and may be lawful to and for us, our heirs and successors, by letters-patents, under our or their great seal of England, to determine, revoke, and make void these presents, and the grant hereby made." The object of this proviso evidently was to bind the Company to the accept-Effect given.to the ance of those conditions which the House of Commons had embodied 1n a ser1es provise. of resolutions already referred to; and accordingly, in little more than a month after the date of the above charter, effect was given to the proviso by another" charter, in which, with several not unimportant modifications, the parliamentary resolutions were enforced. In this new charter, dated 11th November, 1693, after a repetition of the proviso, and a preamble stating, inter alia, the importance of the traffic to the East Indies, and the desirableness of rendering it "more national, general, and extensive than...show more

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  • Paperback | 366 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 19mm | 653g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236580729
  • 9781236580726