Papers Respecting the East India Company's Charter

Papers Respecting the East India Company's Charter

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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. 1833 edition. Excerpt: ...Rt HoiTcGrant J'rst, Whether it be the intention of the King's Ministers to make it a condition of 15 Feb. 1833.' the continuance of the Territorial government of India in the hands of the Company, . that the Company should relinquish their right to trade in perpetuity? Secondly, Whether it be intended to include in the proposed assignment to the Crown of the Company's assets, that part of the commercial property which consists of monies actually subscribed by authority of Parliament as capital for conducting the Company's trade? And, Thirdly, The term for which it is meant that the annuity of 630,0001, shall be irredeemable? We have the honour to be, Sir, Your most obedient humble servants, (Signed) J. G. Ravenshaw. C. Marjoribanks. The Right Honourable Charles Grant, &c. &c. &c. LETTER from the Right Honourable Charles Grant to the Chairman and Deputy Chairman. Gentlemen, India Board, 19 February 1833. No. 13. I Have the honour to acknowledge the receipt of your letter, dated the 15th of Letter from the this month. Right hon. 19 February's3. I Deg to offer mv thanks to the Court of Directors for the gratifying assurance _ that no delay which they can possibly avoid, shall be permitted to occur in relation to the subject of our present correspondence. Relying on this assurance, I may, in return, express the sincere desire of the Government, that everv opportunity should be afforded for the calm and dispassionate consideration, which as you justly observe, is due to the vast importance of the subjects treated of in the Papers now before you. In this spirit I proceed to advert to the three points on which the Court desire information. I shall consider the questions in the order in which they appear in your letter. Your first...show more

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  • Paperback | 48 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 104g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236978773
  • 9781236978776