The Diary Of William Hedges, Esq. (afterwards Sir William Hedges), During His Agency In Bengal; As…

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bySir William Hedges

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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. 1888 edition. Excerpt: ...because he hath not power or anthoritie to vindicate the same. He hath been in India vpwards of 25 yeares, and by the Judgment and Confession of every one wee never yett had and must not expect a man of his ahility judgment and conduct.... and I humbly conceave it highly concerneth your Majesties interest to prevent his leavoing India or removeall, for all our present hopee are in him alone att this distance. His troubles, cares, affronts, and Sufferings by the Interlopers are so numerous that he is weary of his Life, and Imploy.... all the rest of the Honble: Presidents Family are as truly Loyall and as well deserving of your Majestie, for theire greate integritie and loyalty as any Knott of your Majesties Subjects in India or England which addeth in this Juncture verry much to my Satisfaction &ca." (lI) " I thought it my duty to enlarge thus.... because, I am an impartiall man.... and if for our speedy protection herein your Majestie should think fitt to create the President of Surratt Lord Admirall of India with power to proceed more effectually against Interlopers, and other pyratts and Rebelle here, it will add to the generall Satisfaction of all your Majesties Loyall Subjects here, and the President will assert your Majesties Prerogative, and maintaine the rights and Properties of the English Nation with equull dignity. He is the onely man wee have in India fitt and qualified to regulate all with creditt and advantage" etc. etc. etc. (Thisnauseating person had arrived at Surat just five days before l) There is also a Report by the same person, and in the same tone, dated 23rd Septr.; another letter to the King commending Sir Thomas Grautham, of 27th January 1684-5; and one of the 5th February in like strain to the Duke of York. In the...

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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. 1888 edition. Excerpt: ...because he hath not power or anthoritie to vindicate the same. He hath been in India vpwards of 25 yeares, and by the J...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:178 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.38 inPublished:July 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217116213

ISBN - 13:9780217116213

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