Report from the Commitee Appointed to Inquire Into the Existence of Any Abuses in the Desposal of the Patronage of the East India Comp

Report from the Commitee Appointed to Inquire Into the Existence of Any Abuses in the Desposal of the Patronage of the East India Comp

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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. 1809 edition. Excerpt: ...with regard to appointments of Cadets, a declaration is made by the sather or guardian of the person receivmg it. In the appointment of every Writership, is any form of the same substance'signed '&fr. Parry' %y the person receiving the appointment, or his sather or guardian?--No, but it-was 1.. proposed in the year 1800, to require from the parties receiving the Patronage of a Writership, to make a declaration on oath, at the particular request of the Director-who gave it him, that the said party had not, directly or indirectly, given or promised.any pecuniary consideration whatever, -or any thing in any manner convertible into anv pecuniary benefit or advantage, for or in respect of such appointment; but this proposal was overruled by subsequent proceedings. Does it then appear, since 1806, that a greater security has been exacted with regard to the appointment of Cadets than with regard to Writerships?--I think there does, as sar as this declaration goes. CHARLES GRANT, Esq. and EDWARD PARRY, Esq. Would it, in your opinion, conduce to prevent any undue traffic in the Patronage Mr. Grant, .of the East India Company, if a bond were taken irom each party to whom an ap-& pointment is given, in a penalty recoverable by the Director signing such nomination, Mr. Parry. (provided any discovery should subsequently be made of any valuable consideration v 'being given or promised for procuring or promoting the same r--We conceive that it would be en additional sanction. What is the course of inquiry usually made in the disposel of the inserior Patronage, -particularly for the purpose of preventing imposition and undue traffic: --We believe 4hat in most cases'the parries who apply for Cadetships, for instance, are well known and confided in by thshow more

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  • Paperback | 152 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 286g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123663036X
  • 9781236630360