Return to an Order Dated 15 February 1839; Copy of Papers ... Rel. to the Measures Adopted for Introducing the Cultivation of the Tea Plant Within the British Possessions in India

Return to an Order Dated 15 February 1839; Copy of Papers ... Rel. to the Measures Adopted for Introducing the Cultivation of the Tea Plant Within the British Possessions in India

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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. 1839 edition. Excerpt: ...number of planters from China, which can be efl'ected through the Rev. Mr. Gutzlaff, also recommending that a Chinese carpenter accompany the planters, upon a salary of 40 rupees per month. 2. You have already received instructions in my letter, No.21, dated the 4th instant, on the subject of an interpreter and carpenter to accompany the Chinese labourers, and you have been authorized to incur an expenditure, on this account, not exceeding 60 rupees per mensem. 3. With regard to the question of procuring additional labourers from China, his Lordship in Council is of opinion, that the consideration of it had better be postponed till the return of Dr. Wallich to the Presidency; when, should an additional supply be deemed necessary, the most eflicient and economical means of procuring them may be resorted to. I have, &c. (signed) W. H. Dlacnaghten, Council Chamber, Secretary to the Government of India. 11 April 1836. EXTRACT INDIA Revenue CONSULTATIONS, 18 April 1836. From the Tea Committee, to W.H. Ma_cn.a_qh ten, Esq., Secretary to Government; 14 April 1836. Sir, WITH reference to your letter of the 4th instant, No. 21, conveying the sentiments of the Right Honourable the Governor-general in Council, regarding the employment of a competent person to act as a medium of communication with the Chinese tea planters about to proceed to Assam, we have now to request the favour of your stating to his Lordship in Council our regret that we have not been able to carry into effect his Lordship's suggestions to their full extent. The dialect spoken in that part of the province of Fahkeen bordering on Kyangse, of which those people are natives, differs very materially from that spoken on the coast of the same province, as well as from...show more

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