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A Narrative Of The Insurrection Which Happened In The Zemeedary Of Banaris In The Month Of August 1781, And Of The Transactions Of The Governor-General In That District; With An Appendix Of Authentic Papers And Affidavits.

By HASTINGS, Warren [1732-1818]. 4to. pp. 4 p.l., 70, [1 leaf], 213. with half-title. modern half calf (extremities rubbed, some light foxing). First Edition. "The narrative refers to the case of Chait Singh, Raja of Benares, who from 1778 onwards (because of the war with France) was obliged to pay additional tribute to the East India Company... more
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