Administration Report by the Resident at Hyderabad: Including a Report on the Administration of the Hyderabad Assigned Districts

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Residency Press, 1870
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第 13 頁 - Highness was released from the obligation of furnishing a large force in time of war ; the Contingent ceased to be part of the Nizam's Army, and became an auxiliary force kept up by the British Government for the Nizam's use.
第 163 頁 - Government stood proportionately high. Owing chiefly to the abolition of the baneful system of former times, by which the collection of the revenue was farmed out to contractors, disturbances in the interior of the country had become rare.
第 163 頁 - It is hardly too much to say that the Hyderabad with which I first became acquainted in 1860, was to the Hyderabad which was described, for example, in the despatches of my predecessor of 1820, Sir Charles (afterwards Lord) Metcalfe, as the England of the present day is to the England of the Stuarts, — a result essentially due, as Government is aware, to the beneficent administration and sound policy of the present Minister, Sir Salar Jung, and to the support afforded to him by my predecessors...
第 12 頁 - Lai; but in 1843 that minister resigned, having conducted the State to the verge of bankruptcy and Pestanji had to deal with another cabinet. He claimed about forty lakhs of rupees. Nevertheless, in 1845, he was ordered to give up his Berar districts; and on his refusal his collecting...
第 9 頁 - Cultivation fell off just when the finances were strained by the long wars ; the local revenue officers rebelled ; the army became mutinous ; and the Marathas easily plundered a weak Province, when they had divided its sinews by cutting off its trade. Wherever the Emperor appointed a...
第 93 頁 - He is a Knight Grand Commander of the Most Exalted Order of the Star of India.
第 7 頁 - Tavernieis was very slow to pay the jeweller for goods sold, and after all gave him an order on the Aurungabad treasury, where the treasurer mulcted him in discount. It is very difficult, and would not be very profitable, to pursue the separate thread of...
第 12 頁 - Mai, a mighty money-lender of Hyderabad, got most of Berar in farm, but in 1839 he was turned out of his districts by the Nizam's minister, under pressure from the British Resident. Puran Mai refused to quit hold of his security for advances made and showed fight when Messrs. Pestanji sent agents to take his place — for after all the Nizam had only changed his banker. However, Puran Mai had to...
第 8 頁 - Khan, viceroy of the Dakhan under the title of Nizam-ul-Mulk, won his independence by three victories over the imperial lieutenants, or, rather, over the armies commanded by partizaus of the Saiyad ministers, who governed in the emperor's name.
第 163 頁 - Charles (afterwards Lord) Metcalfe, as the England of the present day is to the England of the Stuarts, — a result essentially due, as Government is aware, to the beneficent administration and sound policy of the present Minister, Sir Salar Jung, and to the support afforded to him by my predecessors in office. Not only was the public treasury full, but the annual income of the State exceeded the annual expenditure by about eight lakhs of rupees, while the credit of the Government stood 1 Moral...

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