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THE NEW YORK

PUBLIC LIBRARY

ASTOR, LbNO? AND TILDEN FOUNDATIONS.

HISTORICAL AND DESCRIPTIVE
ACCOUNT OF

BRITISH INDIA,

FROM

THE MOST REMOTE PERIOD TO THE PRESENT TIME:
INCLUDING

A NARRATIVE OF THE EARLY PORTUGUESE AND ENGLISH VOYAGES, THE
REVOLUTIONS IN THE MOGUL EMPIRE, AND THE ORIGIN, PROGRESS, AND
ESTABLISHMENT OF THE BRITISH POWER J WITH ILLUSTRATIONS OF
THE ZOOLOGY, BOTANY, CLIMATE, GEOLOGY, AND MINERALOGY. ALSO
MEDICAL OBSERVATIONS,—AN ACCOUNT OF THE HINDOO ASTRONOMY
—THE TRIGONOMETRICAL SURVEYS,—AND THE NAVIGATION OF THE
INDIAN SEAS.

BY

HUGH MURRAY, ESQ., F.R.S.E.
JAMES WILSON, ESQ., F.R.S.E. AND M.w.S.
R. K. GREVILLE, LL.D.
PROFESSOR JAMESON.

WHITELAW AINSLIE, M.D., M.R.A.S.,
Late of the Medical Staff of Southern India.
WILLIAM RHIND, ESQ., M.R.C.S.
PROFESSOR WALLACE.

AND CAPTAIN CLARENCE DALRTMPLE,
Hon. East India Company's Service.

IN THREE VOLUMES.
VOL. II.

WITH A MAP AND ENGRAVINGS.

NEW-YORK:
PRINTED AND PUBLISHED BY J. & J. HARPER,

NO. 82 CLIFF-STRKKT,
AND SOLD BY THE PRINCIPAL BOOKSELLERS THROUGHOUT
THE UNITED STATES.

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