A history of British India


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Pagina 402 - Memoir of the Operations of the British Army in India during the Mahratta War of 1817, 1818, and 1819.
Pagina 607 - 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 581 - The Sikh army has now, without a shadow of provocation invaded the British territories. The Governor-General must, therefore, take measures for effectually protecting the British provinces, for vindicating the authority of the British Government, and for punishing the violators of treaties and the disturbers of public peace. The Governor-General hereby declares the possessions of Maharajah Dhuleep Singh, on the left or British bank of the Sutlej, confiscated and annexed to the British territories.
Pagina 606 - Article shall not interfere with the passage of boats belonging to the Lahore Government on the said rivers, for the purposes of traffic or the conveyance of passengers up and down their course. Regarding the ferries between the two countries respectively, at the several ghats of the said rivers, it is agreed that the British Government, after defraying all the expenses of management and establishments, shall account to the Lahore Government for one-half of the net profits of the ferry collections....
Pagina 176 - Control was to be composed of six commissioners, all members of the privy council, chosen by the king, of whom the chancellor of the Exchequer, and one of the principal secretaries of state, were to be two...
Pagina 300 - In respect to the operations of a corps in the situation of Monson's, they must be decided and quick ; and in all retreats, it must be recollected that they are safe and easy, in proportion to the number of attacks made by the retreating corps. But attention to the foregoing observations will, I hope, prevent a British corps from retreating.
Pagina 606 - Maharajah engages to disband the mutinous troops of the Lahore Army, taking from them their arms — and His Highness agrees to reorganize the Regular or...
Pagina 580 - Notwithstanding the disorganized state of the Lahore Government during the last two years, and many most unfriendly proceedings on the part of the Durbar, the Governor-General in Council has continued to evince his desire to maintain the relations of amity and concord which had so long existed between the two states, for the mutual interests and happiness of both. He has shown on every occasion the utmost forbearance, from consideration to the helpless state of the infant Maharajah Dhuleep Singh,...
Pagina 461 - ... two men. As it is not the Burmese system to relieve their troops in making these approaches, each hole contained a sufficient supply of rice, water, and even fuel for its inmates ; and under the excavated bank a bed of straw or brushwood was prepared, in which one man could sleep while his comrade watched.
Pagina 582 - Sutlej, who by their faithful adherence to the British Government may be liable to sustain loss, shall be indemnified and secured in all their just rights and privileges. On the other hand, all subjects of the British Government...

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