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Papers relating to Madras

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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.

Dates

  • 1788-1799

Extent

0.33 Linear metres (3 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

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

Abstract

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.

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.
Title
Papers relating to Madras
Status
Published
Author
Collection Level Description by Emily Tarrant; EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
Date
EAD version 2019
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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