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A COMPENDIUM OF ALL THE DATES ESSENTIAL
TO THE STUDY OF THE HISTORY OF

BRITISH RULE IN INDIA

WILLIAM BLACKWOOD AND SONS
EDINBURGH AND LONDON

MDCCCLXVI

O

DICTIONARY

OF

BRITISH INDIAN DATE S.

ABDUL KHALIK, second son of Tippoo, surrendered with

his brother to Lord Cornwallis as hostages, February 26,

1792. - were restored to their father 1794.

after the fall of Seringapatam, Abdul surrendered himself a second time to the British, May 5, 1799. ABERCROMBIE, General, taken prisoner by the French

when on an expedition against the Mauritius, 1810. - recaptured the same day, October 1810.

— received the surrender of the Island, November 1,

1810. ABERCROMBY, Sir R., K.C.B., Governor of Bombay, from

January 21, 1790, to November 26, 1792; Commanderin-Chief in India, from October 28, 1793, to April 30,

1797. Acts of the Legislative Council of India. First called

Acts, 1834. Act 1 of 1834. Concerning the power of the Governor

General and Vice-Presidents. Passed November 20. - 2. Concerning the powers of the Secretaries of the Government of India. Passed November 20.

1835. ACT 1. Concerning the obedience due from the Officers of the Government of Madras to the Governor. Passed January 7.

2. For placing Assam, Arracan, and Tenasserim under the control of the Sudder Dewanny Adawlut, of the Nizamut Adawlut, and of the Sudder Board of Revenue. Passed January 12. — 3. Concerning the Revenue of conquered and ceded Provinces. Passed February 19.

– 4. Relating to Calcutta Justices of the Peace. Passed March 13. - 5. Relating to Madras Moonsiff's Fees. Passed March 13.

- 6. Relating to Cossyah Hills and Cachar. Passed March 13. - 7. Concerning the power of the Governor of Bengal and Agra to transfer certain duties to any Sessions

Judge. Passed June 8. - 8. Concerning Bengal Revenue. Passed June 8. — 9. Concerning Salt Department, Bengal and Cuttack. Passed July 6. - 10. Concerning Publication of Acts in Government Gazette. Passed July 6. - 11. Concerning Liberty of the Press. Passed Aug. 3.

12. Concerning certain Regulations in Madras Code to be rescinded. Passed August 3. - 13. Concerning Sudder Fouzdarry Adawlut, Bombay. Passed August 3. — 14. Concerning the power of the Governor of Bombay to appoint Military Officers to Civil employ. Passed August 3. - 15. Concerning Witnesses, Madras Courts, repealing Regulation 5 of 1802. Passed August 3.

– 16. Concerning Bengal Ryots and Indigo Contracts : rescinding Sections 2 and 3 of Regulation 5 of 1830. Passed August 3.

- 17. Concerning Gold and Silver Coinage. Passed August 17.

Act 18. Concerning Chuprass or Badges: repealing Clause

8, Section 9, of Regulation 11, 1806, and Clause 4, Section 30, of Regulation 20, 1817. Passed November 9. — 19. Concerning the power of Assistant Judges, Bom

bay. Passed November 9. — 20. Concerning Bombay Police Regulations. Passed November 23.

– 21. Concerning Issue of Copper Coins, Bengal. Passed December 7.

1836. Act 1. Concerning Lighthouse Fees in the Island of Per

im. Passed January 4. - 2. Concerning Bombay Customs duties and repealing Regulation 3 of 1834, except the repealing Clauses. Passed January 11. - 3. For abolishing Bombay Cattle-duty. Passed February 8. - 4. Concerning Insolvent Debtors. Passed February 22. - 5. Concerning the enforcement of Decrees, Bengal. Passed March 7.

- 6. Concerning Madras Criminal Law. Passed March 7. - 7. Concerning Bombay Taxes, and confirming Acts under Regulations 3 and 4 of 1817–7 of 1818—4 of 1821—19, 20, and 21 of 1827—15 of 1828—2 and 13 of 1831–1 and 10 of 1833, and Regulations 19 and 32 of 1827. Passed March 28. - 8. Concerning the eligibility to office of Principal Sudder Ameen, Sudder Ameen and Moonsiff, Bengal. Passed March 28. - 9. Concerning the power of a Commanding Officer to administer Oaths. Passed April 11. - 10. Concerning Indigo Contracts, Bengal, and repealing Clause 3, Section 5 of Regulation 6, 1823. Passed April 11. - 11. Concerning the non-exemption of any person from Civil Courts, &c., and repealing Section 107 of 53 George III. Passed May 9.

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