The Jummoo and Kashmir Territories: A Geographical Account, Deel 73

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E. Stanford, 1875 - 568 pagina's
 

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Pagina 549 - Government further agree to abolish the export duties now levied on shawls and other textile fabrics manufactured in the territories of the Maharaja, and exported to countries beyond the limits of British India.
Pagina 250 - that the practice of polyandry in Ladakh originated from the smallness of the extent of land that could be tilled and the general inelasticity of the country's resources, while the isolation from the rest of the world — isolation of manners, language and religion, as well as geographical isolation — hindered emigration. It was found impossible for the younger ones either to marry and settle or to go out for their living. They naturally became mere helpers in the household — farm-servants to...
Pagina 547 - Singh engages never to take or retain in his service any British subject nor the subject of any European or American State without the consent of the British Government. Article 8. Maharaja Gulab Singh engages to respect in regard to the...
Pagina 549 - The Maharaja agrees that any person, whether a subject of the British Government, or of the Maharaja, or of the...
Pagina 547 - Singh will refer to the arbitration of the British Government any disputes or questions that may arise between himself and the Government of Lahore, or any other neighbouring State, and will abide by the decision of the British Government.
Pagina 15 - He would pounce down like a hawk on the money, and having appropriated it would patiently hear out the petitioner. Once a man, after this fashion making a complaint, when the Maharaja was taking the rupee, closed his hand and said : ' No, first hear what I have to say.
Pagina 545 - Company, in perpetual sovereignty, as equivalent for one crore of rupees, all his forts, territories, rights, and interests in the hill countries, which are situated between the rivers Beas and Indus including the provinces of Kashmir and Hazara.
Pagina 21 - Singh, and the heirs male of his body, all the hilly or mountainous country, with its dependencies, situated to the eastward of the river Indus, and westward of the river Ravi, including Chamba and excluding Lahul, being part of the territory ceded to the British Government by the Lahore State...
Pagina 66 - The subjects of the petitions are wonderfully varied ; perhaps an employe will ask leave to return to his home, or to take his mother's ashes to the Ganges ; next, may be, a criminal is brought to receive final sentence; then a poor woman, with face veiled, will come to complain of some grievance or other ; or a dispute about a broken contract of marriage will have to be decided.
Pagina 16 - Gulab Singh; but it must not, therefore, be supposed that he is a man malevolently evil. He will, indeed, deceive an enemy and take his life without hesitation, and in the accumulation of money he will exercise many oppressions; but he must be judged with reference to the morality of his age...

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