The Works of Edmund Burke, Том 6

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C. C. Little & J. Brown, 1839

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Сторінка 355 - Sir, the Nabob having determined to inflict corporal punishment upon the prisoners under your guard, this is to desire that his officers, when they shall come, may have free access to the prisoners, and be permitted to do with them as they shall see proper.
Сторінка 204 - that no Governor-General, or any of the Council, shall, directly or indirectly, accept, receive, or take, of or from any person or persons, or on any account whatsoever, any present, gift, donation, gratuity, or reward, pecuniary or otherwise, or any promise or engagement for any of the aforesaid.
Сторінка 636 - The governour-general and council are required and directed to pay due obedience to all such orders as they shall receive from the court of directors of the said united company, and to correspond from time to time, and constantly and diligently transmit to the said court an exact particular of all advices or intelligence, and of all transactions and matters whatsoever, that shall come to their knowledge, relating to the government, commerce, revenues, or interest of the said united company.
Сторінка 636 - An act for establishing certain regulations for the better management of the affairs of the East India Company, as well in India as in Europe...
Сторінка 342 - Jaghires aforesaid, did send a message to him, purporting, " that if the measure . " proposed was intended to procure the payment " of the balance due to the Company, he could " better, and more expeditiously, effect that object " by taking from his mother the treasures of his
Сторінка 478 - That, notwithstanding the right of property and inheritance, repeatedly acknowledged by the said Warren Hastings to be in the zemindars, and other native landholders; and notwithstanding he had declared " that the security of private property is the greatest encouragement to industry, on which the wealth of every state depends; " the said Warren Hastings, nevertheless, in direct violation of those acknowledged rights and principles, did universally let the lands of Bengal in farm for five years;...

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