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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; 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 Stafl" of Southern India;

WILLIAM RHIND, ESQ, M.R.C.S.;
PROFESSOR WALLACE;
AND CAPTAIN CLARENCE DALRYMI‘LE,

Hon. East India Company's Service.

IN THREE VOLUMES.

VOL. II.

WITH A MAP AND ENGRAVINGS.

NEW YORK:

HARPER a; BROTHERS, PUBLISHERS.
329 & 331 PEARL STREET.

FRANKLIN SQUARE.

1855.

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