Reports from the Committees Volume 1-2

Reports from the Committees Volume 1-2

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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. 1851 edition. Excerpt: ...was not consulted upon any of these ordinances from the time they were passed, nor upon any question of policy from the time that martial law was proclaimed, or from the meeting on the 5th of August, till I went to him on the morning of the 6th of November, and told him that he ought to repeal the taxes. 4603. Mr. Hawes. The measures referred to in Question and Answer 4224 are measures that were previous to the period of the disturbances in Ceylon?----Yes. 4604. Upon those you were freely consulted, and discussed them freely in the Council?--Yes, but with the feeling which I have already stated to have existed. 4605. As far as the fact goes, then, you were consulted by Lord Torrington on the abolition of the export duties, the enactment of the Gun Tax, the Road 'Ordinance, and others; and the policy of Lord Torrington in the suppression of the rebellion?----Yes, certainly, with one exception. 4606. Mr. Hume Will the correspondence with Lord Torrington to which you allude, show how far you were consulted in all questions of policy connected with the Government; that you were made aware of Lord Torringon's intentions, and that you gave Lord Torrington your advice and opinion thereon?--No, I will not say anything of the kind. 4607. Will it show the footing of intimacy and confidence which existed between you and Lord Torrington?--It will not show anything more than I have stated on that subject. He expresses his regret at our not having been on better terms before. 4608. Lord Hotluzm. How long after you left the colony were those letters written?---Less than a month. Jovis, 30 die Maii, 1850. MEMBERS PRESENT. Mr. Hawes. Sir Joshua Walmsley. Mr. Wilson. Lord Hotham. Mr. Villiers. Sir Robert Peel. Mr. Disraeli. Mr. Hume. Mr....show more

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  • Paperback | 678 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 35mm | 1,193g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236784685
  • 9781236784681