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THE WORKS

OF THE

RIGHT HON. EDMUND BURKE,

WITH

A BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL INTRODUCTION,

AND

PORTRAIT AFTER SIR JOSHUA REYNOLDS.

VOL. II.

LONDON:

HOLDSWORTH AND BALL, AMEN CORNER,

PATERNOSTER ROW.

MDCCCXXXIV.

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CO N T E N T S.

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Ninth Report from the Select Committee (of the House of

PART 11. Designs of Mr. Hastings to ruin the Rajah of

Commons) appointed to take into Consideration the State

Benares

96

of the Administration of Justice in the Provinces of Ben-

III. Expulsion of the Rajah of Benares

100

gal, Bahar, and Orissa.-&c.-(25 June 1783.)

IV. Second Revolution in Benares

108

I. Observations on the State of the Company's Affairs in

v. Third Revolution in Benares

110

India

1 IV. Princesses of Oude

115

II. Connexion of Great Britain with India

12

Letters, from her Excellency the Bhow Begum to Mr.

III. Effect of the Revenue Investment on the Company 16

Bristow, resident at the Vizier's Court:- from Colonel
Internal Trade of Bengal -

21

Hannay to Jewar Ally Cawn and Bahar Ally Cawn:-

Silk

24

Address from Colonel Hannay to the Begum ;-from

Raw Silk

• 25

Mr. Gordon to the Begum :-Letter to Mohammed

Cloths or Piece-Goods

. 28

Jewar Ally Cawn and Bahar Ally Cawn, from Mr.

Opium

Gordon ;-from Colonel Hannay to Jewar Ally Cawn

Salt

40

and Bahar Ally Cawn

- 133

Saltpetre

48

V. Revolutions in Farruckabad

- 135

British Government in India

49 VI. Destruction of the Rajah of Sahlone

140

VII. Contracts

- 141

Eleventh Report from the Select Committee appointed to

VIII. Presents

- 147

take into Consideration the State of the Administration of

IX. Resignation of the Office of Governour-General - 153

Justice in the Provinces of Bengal, Bahar, and Orissa.-

X. Surgeon-General's Contract

158

&c.-(1783)

61 XI. Contracts for Poolbundy Repairs

ib.

The first nine numbers of Appendix B. to the above Report;

XII. Contracts for Opium

159

viz,

XIII. Appointment of R. J. Sullivan

161

Appendix B. No. 1. Copy of a Letter from the Governour...

XIV. Ranna of Gohud

- 162

General to the Court of Directors'; 25th November 1780 81

XV. Revenues

164

Appendix B. No. 2. Account of Morey, paid' into the

XVI. Misdemeanours in Oude

169

Company's Treasury by the Governpur-Generál, since,

XVII. Mahommed Reza Khan

194

1773

XVIII. The Mogul delivered up to the Mahrattas - 201

Appendix B. No. 3. Letter from Goyerrout Hastings, to.

XIX. Libel on the Court of Directors

- 209

the Secret Committee of the Coust of Directors;-220,

XX. Mahratta War, and Peace

- 212

May 1782

83

XXI. Correspondence -

Appendix B. No. 4. Account of Sums received on account

XXII. Rights of Fyzoola Khân, &c. before the Treaty of

of the Company by the Governour-General, or paid to

Lall-Dang

ib.

their Treasury by his order, and applied to their service ib.

Rights of Fyzoola Khân, under the Treaty of Lall-Dang 223

Appendix B. No. 5 and No. 6. Affidavit of William Lar-

Guarantee of the Treaty of Lall-Dang

224

kins, Esq. and Letter of Governour-General to the Secret

Thanks of the Board to Fyzoola Khàn

227

Committee of the Court of Directors, respectively of the

Demand of Five Thousand Horse

ib.

16th December 1782, transmitted with the preceding

Treaty of Chunar

230

Account

84

Consequences of the Treaty of Chunar

- 232

Appendix B. No. 7. Extract of the Company's General

Pecuniary Commutation of the stipulated Aid

233

Letter to Bengal ;-25th January 1782

. ib.

Full Vindication of Fyzoola Khân, by Major Palmer

Appendix B. No. 8. Extract of Bengal Secret Consulta-

and Mr. Hastings.

235

tions, 9th January 1781

85
Appendix B. No. 9. Account of Bonds granted to the

Appendix to the VIIIth and XVIth Charges, Letter from War-
Governour-General, from January 1779 to May 1782,

ren Hastings, to William Devaynes

with Interest paid or credited thereon

ib.

Letter to William Elliot, Esquire, occasioned by a Speech

made in the House of Lords by the **** of ******* 240

Articles of Charge of High Crimes and Misdemeanours

against Warren Hastings, Esquire, late Governour-General Thoughts and Details on Scarcity.

247

of Bengal; presented to the House of Commons upon the

4th day of April 1786.

A Letter from the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, to a

1. Rohilla War

Noble Lord, on the Attacks made upon him and his Pen-

II. Shah Allum

sion, in the House of Lords, by the Duke of Bedford and

III. Benares :-

the Earl of Lauderdale

258

PART 1. Rights and Titles of the Rajah of Benares 92 Three Letters addressed to a Member of the present Parlia-

90

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