Summary Remarks on the Ressources of the East-Indies, Written Prior to the Introduction and Institution of the Decennial Leases to Zemindars and Intended as a Contrast to the Pamphlet of M. Thomas Law, Intitled "Rising Resources"

Summary Remarks on the Ressources of the East-Indies, Written Prior to the Introduction and Institution of the Decennial Leases to Zemindars and Intended as a Contrast to the Pamphlet of M. Thomas Law, Intitled "Rising Resources"

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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. 1789 edition. Excerpt: ...and Violence to Travellers; all special clauses articled in their Zemindarry grant or tenure, the sons, generally, upon an application and recognizance of their Sovereign's right, received a confirmation of their fathers'possessions, the contradiction would not have been apparent, so, as to have caused a surmize; though I join Mr. Voltaire, in his very natural conclusion, that Bernier, when he writ, would never have imagined his readers would so far mistake his expressions, as to think that all the inhabitants of India worked, laboured, sowed and built for one single Tartar. Mr. Law's Plan. known system of revenue actually exilHng in Bahar, or the districts in question; no traces of the former existence of such, a system, sufficient to ascertain its na;ure, and determine how far it might be practicable or eligible to recur to it under present circumstances, nor any fixed principle to regulate the demand, receipt, and charges of the collection in the behalf of Government what are the sources of knowledge? where have been the investigations, and from whose reports and well-founded opinions are we to draw information to enable us to institute a new system of revenue? Remarks. Mr. Law. Ditto. (91) Mr. Shore. 6th, Again, if there be no such system, where are "the "laws and constitution of In"dia" referred to in the 39th section of the Act of Parliament, passed in the year 1784, "for "establishing upon principles a of moderation and justice the "rules by which rents&c. are "to be rendered and paid to "the united company, (92) An answer to this question seems positively necessary; yet Mr Law evades it. He, surely, must have some source, or experience to plead in behalf of a new institution, since he points...show more

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