Parliamentary Papers, Volume 45

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Page 116 - Maharajah hereby cede in full sovereignty and property to the Honourable the English East India Company, their heirs and successors for ever, the Island of Singapore, situated in the Straits of Malacca, together with the adjacent seas, straits, and islets, to the extent of ten geographical miles, from the coast of the said main Island of Singapore.
Page vi - MANJUTA. — On the west coast of Sumatra, a little to the north of Moco-Moco. S. latitude 2 20', E. longitude 101 19'.
Page 168 - Majesty, for regulating the trade and commerce to and from the Cape of Good Hope, and for regulating the trade of the Island of Mauritius...
Page 8 - Elizabeth under the name of the Governor and Company of Merchants of London trading to the East Indies.
Page 118 - PeiiAng, and Malacca, were transferred from the control of the Indian Government to that of the Secretary of State for the Colonies on the...
Page 11 - I should not like a merchant or a meer moneyed man, for reasons which I have allready told you, and yet a sum of money will be necessary, tho' upon such terms as no one would refuse. The terms in short that I must have are...
Page 189 - France, and Ireland, Defender of the Faith, &c. to our right trusty and well-beloved John Mordaunt, 193, 161, 155, 152, 172, and to every of them, greeting.
Page 113 - Malacca is situated on the western coast of the peninsula between Singapore and Penang, about 110 miles from the former and 240 from the latter, and consists of a strip of territory about 42 miles in length, and from 8 to 25 miles in breadth, containing an area of 659 square miles. The town, called Malacca, is in 2 10
Page 11 - On August 31. 1775, the Duke of Grafton had written to Lord North, urging conciliation with America, and asking, "If Parliament meets early, might not the two Houses address his Majesty that orders should be given to his General to communicate to the rebel army that, from various motives of tenderness, affection, and humanity, no hostile steps should be taken until the issue should be known, in case the Colonies would depute persons to state to Parliament their wishes and expectations ? " To that...
Page 7 - Tregony if he will pay 1,oco/., but I do not see why we should bring him in cheaper than any other servant of the Crown. If he will not pay we must give way to Mr. Best or Mr. Peachy.

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