The Life of the Marquis of Dalhousie, K. T.

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Macmillan and Company, 1904 - Governors
 

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Page 98 - Nipal renounces all claim to the lands which were the subject of discussion between the two States before the war; and acknowledges the right of the Honourable Company to the sovereignty of those lands.
Page 364 - ... life, may be best conveyed to the great mass of the people, who are utterly incapable of obtaining any education worthy of the name by their...
Page 306 - His Excellency engages that he will establish in his reserved dominions such a system of administration (to be carried into effect by his own officers) as shall be conducive to the prosperity of his subjects, and be calculated to secure the lives and property of the inhabitants...
Page 239 - Calcutta, on. the revision of your laws and regulations." It was certainly a great mistake that a body of twelve members should have been established with all the forms and functions of a parliament. They have standing orders nearly as numerous as we have ; and their effect has been, as Lord Canning stated...
Page 364 - Council — without intending to depart from one of the first and most important principles of the system of British government in India, that all classes of the people be secure in the observance of their religious usages, so long as that system can be adhered to without violation of the paramount dictates of justice and humanity...
Page 310 - Government or its local representative, and if (which God forbid) gross and systematic oppression, anarchy, and misrule should hereafter at any time prevail within the Oude dominions, such as seriously to endanger the public tranquillity...
Page 114 - ... it the obligation, or can confer upon it the right of deciding authoritatively on the existence of native independent sovereignties, and of arbitrarily setting them aside, whenever their administration may not accord with its own views, and although their acts in no way affect the interests or security of itself or its allies. " Still less can I recognise any such property in the acknowledged supremacy of the British Government in India as can justify its...
Page 388 - ... very midst of us, insurrection may arise like an exhalation from the earth, and how cruel violence, worse than all the excesses of war, may be suddenly committed by men who, to the very day...
Page 116 - Government is bound not to put aside or neglect such rightful opportunities of acquiring territory or revenue as may from time to time present themselves ; whether they arise from the lapse of subordinate states by the failure of all heirs of every description whatsoever, or from the failure of heirs natural, where the succession can be sustained only by the sanction of the Government being given to the ceremony of adoption according to Hindu law.
Page 161 - The result of our deliberations," they wrote, " is that we are fully satisfied that by the general law and custom of India a dependent principality, like that of...

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