Excerpt from The Hindu Law: Being a Treatise on the Law Administered Exclusively to Hindus by the British Courts in India The following Lectures were delivered in Calcutta, in pursuance of the will of the late Baboo Prosonno coomar Tagore, c. S. L, in which provision was made for the appointment of a Law Professor to be elected by the Senate of the University of Calcutta and to be called The Tagore Law Professor, who shall read or deliver yearly at some place within the town of Calcutta, one complete Course of Law Lectures, Without charge to the students and other persons who may attend such Lectures. The Will directed the Lectures to be printed, and not less than 500 copies thereof to be distributed gratuitously. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.