Reports of a Joint Commission from Bengal and Bombay, Appointed to Inspect Into the State and Condition of the Province of Malabar in the Years 1792 and 1793

Reports of a Joint Commission from Bengal and Bombay, Appointed to Inspect Into the State and Condition of the Province of Malabar in the Years 1792 and 1793

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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. 1862 edition. Excerpt: ...way of ceremony they used to wait on the Zamorin at " his coronation day, and to throw some Rice over his head immediately " after the three N amboories who first performed this rite." 329. " In this independent state they remained, till about thirty" seven years ago, when the Zamorin carried onasuccessful warfare against " the Mopillas of Tirurangady and, making himself master of the surround " ing countries as far as Cochin to the southward, and Paulghautcherry " to the eastward, his Collectors frequently intruded into the Vettutnaad " country; and on account of the great power of the Zamorin, the Baj'ah was " obliged to suffer and. overlook many irregularities committed by the " Zamorin's people in his country." 330. " The Zamorin, however, never attempted to subjugate the " Vetutnaad country; no act of submission, or agreement to that purpose, " was ever made by the Rajahs; no tribute in money or kind was ever " paid; but policy rendered it necessary for them to cultivate the good " Will of the Zamorin, to endure many vexations from his people, and "if required, to assist him with their Nayr Militia in the differentc " Warfares in which the Zamorin had been engaged.," 331. It would, notwithstanding, appear'that the Zamorin had, in the course of these latter warfares, eneroached in counterclaim and de_ some degree at least on the Vetutnaad, since inRial "Y that f the S4" November 1792, a claim was preferred against mooryi him on that account in the name of its Rajah, which was not, however, prosecuted; but instead thereof, the Samoory having been repeatedly urged, was at length referred by us, whilst_...
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  • Paperback | 166 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 308g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236759362
  • 9781236759368