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Ahmednuggur Akber Ala-u-din appearance appointed Arcot army arrived attack attempt Aurungzebe Bejapoor Bengal Bombay British Calcutta capital Captain capture carried Chandernagore charter Chunda Sahib Clive coast Coleroon command commenced Company's consequence continued Coromandel coast Cossimbazar council court death Deccan defeat defence Delhi detachment Dowlah Dupleix Dutch effect endeavoured enemy England English Europeans expedition factory favour fleet force French garrison Gingee Golconda governor Gujerat Hindoo honour horse immediately island Jung Khan king Lally Madras Mahmood Mahomed Mahometan Mahrattas Major Lawrence Meer Jaffier ment miles Mogul Mogul empire Moorshedabad nabob native obliged obtained officers Omichund Patna Persian Pondicherry Portuguese possession presidency prince prisoner proceeded Rajah received reign sailed secure sent sepoys Sevajee Shah Shah Jehan ships siege soon squadron success Surajah Surat Tanjore territory throne tion took trade treaty Trichinopoly troops vessels victory voyage whole zamorin
Page 348 - The increase of our revenue is the subject of our care, as much as our trade ; 'tis that must maintain our force when twenty accidents may interrupt our trade ; 'tis that must make us a nation in India. Without that we are but a great number of interlopers, united by His Majesty's royal charter, fit only to trade where nobody of power thinks it their interest to prevent us.
Page 674 - And besides this, the gomastahs and other servants in every district, in every gunge, perganah and village, carry on a trade in oil, fish, straw, bamboos, rice, paddy, betel-nut and other things; and every...
Page 323 - Manor of East Greenwich in the County of Kent in free and Common Soccage and not in Capite or by Knights Service.
Page 571 - Enter into business with Meer Jaffier as soon as you please. I am ready, and will engage to be at Nusary in twelve hours after I receive your letter, which place is to be the rendezvous of the whole army.
Page 356 - These adventurers shall be known as the Governor and Company of Merchants of London trading into the East Indies, and the first Governor, Master Thomas Smith, alderman.
Page 665 - Mussulmans are so little influenced by gratitude, that, should he ever think it his interest to break with us, the obligations he owes us would prove no restraint : and this is very evident from his having lately removed his Prime Minister, and cut off two or three principal officers, all attached to our interest, and who had a share in his elevation.
Page 550 - ... much depends. Success on this occasion will fill the measure of my joy; as it will fix me in the esteem of those to whom I have the honour to subscribe myself with great respect.
Page 665 - But so large a sovereignty may possibly be an object too extensive for a mercantile company ; and it is to be feared they are not of themselves able, without the nation's assistance, to maintain so wide a dominion. I have therefore presumed, Sir, to represent this matter to you, and submit it to your consideration...