East India. Copy of a minute by the Marquis of Dalhousie, dated the 28th day of February 1856, reviewing his administration in India, from January 1848 to March 1856

Object Title

East India. Copy of a minute by the Marquis of Dalhousie, dated the 28th day of February 1856, reviewing his administration in India, from January 1848 to March 1856

East India. Copy of a minute by the Marquis of Dalhousie, dated the 28th day of February 1856, reviewing his administration in India, from January 1848 to March 1856

Date

30 May 1856

Reference

IND 2/2

Level

File

Scope and Content

British Parliamentary Paper HC245. One of the only examples of a review of a Governor General's period of office from the East India Company period. Dalhousie's report covers both home and foreign departments, and was perhaps inspired by his longer than usual tenure in India. A vast range of subjects are covered including, thugees, tea, vaccination, female education, natural resources, Singapore defences, Burma and Sikh Wars [Bookseller's description]

Extent

1 Document

Physical Characteristics / Technical Requirements

45 p. Folio. Paper wrappers

Access Conditions

Open access

Contents

  IND 2/2 - East India. Copy of a minute by the Marquis of Dalhousie, dated the 28th day of February 1856, reviewing his administration in India, from January 1848 to March 1856