The Fifth Report from the Select Committee on the Affairs of the East India Company Volume 1

The Fifth Report from the Select Committee on the Affairs of the East India Company 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. 1866 edition. Excerpt: ... few elephants, annually caught in the interior or neighbouring wilds. In like manner, since the year 1773, we are also to reckon among the dependencies of this foujedarry, the adjoining raj of Cooch Behar, bordering northerly on Boutan, and then made tributary by Mr.J.Grant's coDquest, for half its annual revenue, arising from a fruitful territorial Revenues 'of extent f 1302 square miles. But the financial divisions of the whole Bengal. country thus described, comprizing in all its dimensions an area of 6,610 B. square miles, variously rated, and at different times annexed under of u8darry the same authority, are more circumstantially detailed in the following Tables of original, with increased provincial Assessments, from 1135 to 1179, A. B. Jummakool Ausil and Ezafa, or improved Rent-roll of Fakhercoondy, fcc. in its modern rated Divisions, compared with the ancient, inclusive of Rangamutty, on the expulsion of Cossim Alii in 1170, and nearly established in 1178, A. B. Here in 1172, as well as in every where else in Bengal, probably Mr.J.arant's on the known fictitious ground of Nundcomar's collections the preced-fw o th? ing year, a sudden prodigious reduction was made by the native Bengal.63 ministry acting in behalf of the Company, in the amount of the esta Wished jumma of the province. It was stated in all, clear of mofussil Foujedarry charges, at 5,22,154 Rupees. But it may have been reckoned 4 lacs ""SP00""' more, or as much less, without any danger of detecting the falsehood, when there was no previous standard of comparison; and it has only been very lately, after entering on a minute detail of provincial accounts, the discovery was made, that the foujedarry keflyet of (Jossim. Alii had been unaccountably...
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  • English
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