Debates at the East-India House, During the Negociation for a Renewal of the East-India Company's Charter; Held at Various Courts of Proprietors of East-India Stock, in the Year 1813 Volume 2

Debates at the East-India House, During the Negociation for a Renewal of the East-India Company's Charter; Held at Various Courts of Proprietors of East-India Stock, in the Year 1813 Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1813 edition. Excerpt: ...the Proprietors should be timely apprized of the motives for, and the nature of, such arrangement."'" "'fn The Chairman assured the honourable gentle man that no such arrangements were in contemplation; that there were certain minutes before the Court of Directors, but no decision had been given on them. On the clause being read for granting pensions of superannuation to the servants of the Company, --Mr. K. Smith said, that after the honourable testimony which had been borne on all sides to the character of the Captains and Officers of the Company's naval establishment, it was not necessary for him to diverge into eulogium upon theip merits; he had spent his life among them, and was individually acquainted with their services; he should not however launch out into their praises, but content himself with giving notice, that before the Court should separate, he would offer a-motion to the effect that the Captains and Officers of the Company's naval establishment should be included in the list of those servants to the Company, to whom pensions of superannuation were to be granted; he observed that the power of allowing gratuities, limited certainly to 600 per annum, was fully established. The-Company, had by a distinct clause, stfthttity to-give them to "all officers, civil or military, or other persons;" but it should clearly be defined, that the Captains and Officers of the Company's naval, establishment could be unequivocally included under this description. He observed too that the sum limited to. 22,000 per annum, in the former act, for the salaries and charges of the Board of Control was now extended to. 25,000 per annum, " to be deemed and takeq 11 as a part of the political charges of the...show more

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  • Paperback | 158 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 295g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236860624
  • 9781236860620