Sir Henry Maine [1822-88] Member of the Council of India.


Duff, The Right Hon Sir M. E. Grant: SIR HENRY MAINE. A Brief Memoir of His Life…with Some of His Indian Speeches and Minutes Selected and Edited By Whitley Stokes. John Murray [London] 1892 1st edition 8vo.

Portrait frontispiece, [6], 451pp. Original reddish brown cloth gilt, very minor wear, small shelf label to spine, a few old red stamps of a colonial parliamentary library including one to the top margin of the title page, internally a clean copy. Speeches include; Murderous Outrages in the Panjab & Panjab Tenancy. Minutes include: Servitude in Oudh, the Kathiawar States and Sovereignty, Mr Prinsep’s Panjab Theories, Simla and Calcutta, Study of Persian. Sir Henry James Sumner Maine (1822-1888) was a legal academic, who became Legal Member of the Supreme Council in India from 1862 to 1869, Vice-Chancellor of Calcutta University, Member of the Council of India 1871-1888.       aug29/1

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