EAST INDIA COMPANY. The great 1813 report on Company affairs: Minutes of Evidence


Minutes of Evidence Taken Before the Committee of the Whole House, and the Select Committee on the Affairs of the East India Company. Ordered By the House of Commons to be Printed. 1813. House of Commons [London] 1813 1st edition folio [14 x  8½ ins].

591pp. Late 20th century quarter blue leather gilt with black title label and blue paper covered boards, finger mark to upper board but excellent clean condition internally with no stamping or marks. British Parliamentary Paper No 122. A massive report delving into most aspects of the Company’s activities and trade. Evidence was given by Warren Hastings, Lord Teignmouth, Wm Cowper, Lt-Col Sir John Malcolm, Maj-Gen A Kyd, Wm Young, D Haliburton, Graeme Mercer, D Vanderheyden, G L Prendergast, Hon H Lindsay, W B Smith, L Wilson, Wm Fairlie, Col Thomas Munro, Gloucester Wilson, R Nicholas, and others. 1813 was one of the great reviews of the Company resulting in many changes.   jun18/1

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