Papers relating to Madras
Copies of reports and papers concerning attempted reforms of the government and finances of the Madras Presidency in 1798-1800, probably copied for Thomas Cockburn, one of the committee of reform.
0.33 Linear metres (3 boxes)
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. hist. b. 225, fols. 1-2].
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MSS. Eng. hist. b. 225-227
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 13201
Copies of reports and papers concerning attempted reforms of the government and finances of the Madras Presidency, 1788-1799
Biographical / Historical
Thomas Cockburn (fl 1788-1800) of the East India Company.
Other Finding Aids
M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 39680-2.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The papers were bequeathed by B.H. Baden-Powell (d. 1901) to the Indian Institute, and transferred to the Library in 1975.
- Papers relating to Madras
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