The Native States of India: An Attempt to Elucidate a Few of the Principles which Underlie Their Relations with the British Government, Partie 36
Priv. Press, 1881 - 51 pages
Acts administration agreed alliance applied arising armaments arms army artillery authority Baroda battalions becomes better bound British Government Cavalry ceded cession Chiefs circumstances co-operation common Company condition conquest consideration considered Contingent course Courts Crown danger defence direct districts dominions duties Empire employed engagements equally established European example exercised expense expressly follows Foreign forts furnish grants guns Gwalior hand Highness horse hostile Hyderabad increased independent India Infantry interests interference internal jurisdiction justice less limited Maharaja maintained matters means measures ment mutiny Mysore Native Native Chiefs Nawab necessary negotiations never Nizam object obligation occupied Officers Paramount Power particular parties payment peace permit person political position possession present Princes principal protection province received regard regulated relations remain respect rule shared sometimes Sovereignty stationed strength subjects subordinate Subsidiary Force supremacy territories tion Treaty troops usual various
Page 10 - East India Company are by us accepted and will be scrupulously maintained, and we look for the like observance on their part. "We desire no extension of our present territorial possessions and while we will permit no aggression upon our dominions or our rights to be attempted with...
Page 41 - British Districts) it was not in the nature of things that our Empire should last fifty years; but that if we could keep up a number of Native States without political power, but as royal instruments, we should exist in India as long as our naval supremacy was maintained. Of the substantial truth of this opinion I have no doubt; and the recent events have made it more deserving of our attention than ever.
Page 8 - ... to protect the principality and territory of Oudeypore. ARTICLE 3. The Maharana of Oudeypore will always act in subordinate co-operation with the British Government, and acknowledge its supremacy and will not have any connection with other Chiefs or States. ARTICLE 4. The Maharana of Oudeypore will not enter into any negotiation with any Chief or State without the knowledge and sanction of the British Government; but his usual amicable correspondence with friends and relations shall continue.
Page 29 - If, contrary to the spirit and object of this defensive treaty, war with any state should hereafter appear unavoidable (which God avert), the contracting parties will proceed to adjust the rule of partition of all such advantages and acquisitions as may eventually result from the success of their united arms. It...
Page 21 - The portion of sea actually occupied by a fleet riding at anchor is within the dominion of the nation to which the fleet belongs so long as it remains there; that is, for all purposes of jurisdiction over persons within the limits of the .space so occupied.
Page 37 - In the second place, we cannot disregard the fact that the general clause which occurs in many of the treaties to the effect that the Chief shall remain absolute Ruler of his country has not in the past precluded and does not even now preclude " interference with the administration by Government through the agency of its representatives at the Native Courts.
Page 8 - The British Government engages to protect the principality and territory of Bikaner. ARTICLE 3 Maharaja Soorut Sing and his heirs and successors will act in subordinate co-operation with the British Government and acknowledge its supremacy, and will not have any connection with any other Chiefs or States.
Page 36 - Behauder hereby promises to pay at all times the utmost attention to such advice as the Company's Government shall occasionally judge it necessary to offer to him, with a view to the economy of his finances, the better collection of his revenues, the administration of justice...