Treaties between the Princes of India and the Hon East India Company

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A COLLECTION OF TREATIES AND ENGAGEMENTS WITH THE NATIVE PRINCES AND STATES OF ASIA, CONCLUDED ON BEHALF OF THE EAST INDIA COMPANY, BY THE BRITISH GOVERNMENTS IN INDIA, viz. By the Government of BENGAL from the Year 1757 TO 1809; By the Government of FORT ST. GEORGE from the Year 1759 to 1809; By the Government of BOMBAY from the Year 1739 to 1808: Also copies of SUNNUDS, OR GRANTS, OF CERTAIN PRIVILEGES AND IMMUNITIES to the EAST INDIA COMPANY, by the MOGUL, AND OTHER PRINCES OF HINDUSTAN: with AN INDEX. Printed by E Cox and Son, Printers to the Hon United East India Company [London] 1812. Quarto. xx, 623pp. Contemporary pebbled cloth with possibly later black label gilt, some staining to the boards but completely sound, no previous ownership marking. The Bengal treaties occupy pp 1 – 345; Fort St George pp 347 – 476; Bombay pp 475 – 611. As well as treaties with Indian rulers [including Tippoo Sultan, Hyder Ali, Mahrattas, the Peshwa, &c. there are a few treaties with external powers such as Ava, Muscat, Nepal, and Persia. A scarce work.

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