History of the Political and Military Transactions in India During the Administration of the Marquess of Hastings, 1813-1823, Volume 1
Kingsbury, Parbury & Allen, 1825 - 487 pagina's
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History of the Political and Military Transactions in India During ..., Volume 1
Henry Thoby Prinsep
Volledige weergave - 1825
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Pagina 469 - In order to secure and improve the relations of amity and peace hereby established between the two states, it is agreed that accredited ministers from each shall reside at the court of the other.
Pagina 467 - Francis, Earl of Moira, Knight of the Most Noble Order of the Garter, one of His Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council, appointed by the Court of Directors of the said Honourable Company to direct and control all the affairs in the East Indies, and by...
Pagina 475 - 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.
Pagina 401 - Still, however, their depredations during this campaign or season of 1816-17 had embraced a more ample expanse of territory than had ever before been attempted, extending from shore to shore of the peninsula of India, and including all the intermediate provinces they had omitted the preceding year. By this time it was very completely demonstrated that stationary posts of defence could not prevent the Pindarrees from crossing the Nerbudda and getting into our territories; and that it would not be...
Pagina 80 - English could never penetrate into the mountains of Nepal. Then ensued the first of those numerous expeditions into the interior of the great hill-ranges surrounding India, in which the Anglo-Indian government has ever since been at intervals engaged. The frontier which was to be the scene of war stretched a distance of about six hundred miles, and the enemy had the command of all the passes leading up into the highlands. The attack was made by the English at three separate points ; and although...
Pagina 394 - Concan, and thence shaped his course due north, plundering the western shores of India, from the 17th to the 21st degree of north latitude, and returning by the valley of the Taptee, and the route of Burhaunpore, the capital of the Khandeish province of the Deccan.
Pagina 206 - The letter concludes with these words : "You mention, that you have stationed a vukil in Nipa'l, this is a matter of no consequence, but as the ra'ja' from his youth and inexperience, and from the novelty of the circumstance, has imbibed suspicions, if you would, out of kindness towards us, and in consideration of the ties of friendship, withdraw your vakil, it would be better; and we should feel inexpressibly grateful to you.
Pagina 467 - FRANCIS, EARL of MOIRA, KNIGHT of the MOST NOBLE ORDER of the GARTER, one of His MAJESTY'S MOST HONOURABLE PRIVY COUNCIL, appointed by the Court of Directors of the said Honourable Company to direct and control all the affairs...
Pagina 469 - Nipal renounces for himself, his heirs, and successors, all claim to or connexion with the countries lying to the west of the River Kali and engages never to have any concern with those countries or the inhabitants thereof.
Pagina 464 - Rajah overthrew their army, and captured all their artillery and stores ; and now lives and continues in quiet possession of his dominions. Our proffers of peace and reconciliation will be interpreted as the result of fear ; and it would be absurd to expect tha't the enemy will respect a treaty concluded under such circumstances. Therefore, let us confide our fortunes to our swords; and by boldly opposing the enemy, compel him to remain within his own territory ; or, if he should continue to advance,...