Reports from the Committees Volume 6

Reports from the Committees Volume 6

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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: ...say you debit the fund; how is that done?----As I stated before, at a corresponding period, this is the 30th of April 1843, it is the business of the managers of the fund in India to credit the Company with an equivalent of 250 l.; 2,500 rupees in India. 51. They assume, Ipresume, that you regularly make the payments here, and they debit themselves; they credit the Company with those payments?--Yes. 52. Do the Company in any way guarantee the payment?---Not at all. 53. So that if the fund failed they would not be responsible?--Not in the least. 54. Is there are any other pension which you know of at all that Mr. Prinsep has but this?----None whatever, as far as the East India Company are concerned. 55. I believe I am correct in stating that the East India Company do not grant civil pensions?--No, not at all; Imean pensions to civil servants in India; I do not mean civil pensions. 56. Committee. They grant pensions to widows P--That is from the fund. 57. Mr. James. Have the East India Company any fund in England at all P--The whole of the property belongs to the Crown; they only hold it in trust for the Crown under the Act of 3d and 4th of William the Fourth. 58. By the extension of the Charter?--Yes. 59. The dividends are paid out of the territorial revenues of India P---They are. Cross-examined by Mr. Serjeant Kinglake. 60. We understand that the money then is, in point of fact, paid to MrPrinsep in London '?--It is. 61. It is paid in cash under the warrant?--Yes, equivalent to cash; it is a che ue. 6'-.12. That is the only place under the warrant where it could be paid P--Certainly, under this certificate. 63. Mr. Prinsep could not get it in any other place, according to the regulations?--Not unless he chose to transfer it back to...show more

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  • Paperback | 382 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 20mm | 680g
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  • United States
  • English
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  • 1236954335
  • 9781236954336