A Memoir of Central India, Including Malwa, and Adjoining Provinces: With the History, and Copious Illustrations, of the Past and Present Condition of that Country, Volume 2

Kingsbury, Parbury, & Allen, 1824

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Page 405 - Udaipur 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.
Page 402 - 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 131 - Bhats, who, to the direction of their superstitious cimruns devotions, add the office of chroniclers of their "mh ts' cherished fame and that of their ancestors. These classes have rank as the genealogists of proud and ignorant chiefs ; and favoured individuals often combine with that office the station of counsellors, and establish an ascendancy over the minds of their superior, which is stronger from being grounded...
Page 21 - The families of each village, though remote from each other, maintained a constant communication, — intermarriages were made, and the links that bound them together were only strengthened by adversity. When convinced that tranquillity was established, they flocked to their roofless houses. Infant Potails (the second and third in descent from the emigrator) were in many cases carried at the head of these parties. When they reached their •villages, every wall of a house, every field, was taken...
Page 403 - Oudeypore will not commit aggressions upon any one ; and if by accident a dispute arise with any one, it shall be submitted to the arbitration and award of the British Government.
Page 402 - There shall be perpetual friendship, alliance and unity of interests between the Honourable English East India Company and Maharajah Maun Singh, and his heirs and successors; and the friends and enemies of one party shall be the friends and enemies of both.
Page 219 - ... produced, for upwards of a month, a very serious sensation over all Central India, remains to this moment a complete mystery. Various conjectures were made at the moment, as to the cause in which it originated, as well as its meaning and purpose. Some thought it a sign of the complete establishment of the British power. Others believed that it indicated a general rise in favour of the Paishwah Bajerow, who had not then submitted ; while persons sent to trace it into the Jeypoor country, returned...
Page 431 - ... with which we conduct ourselves towards them; and injured by every act that offends their belief or superstition, that shows disregard or neglect of individuals or communities, or that evinces our having, with the arrogance of conquerors, forgotten those maxims by which this great empire has been established, and by which alone it can be preserved.
Page 397 - Novemher 1805, as are not affected by the provisions of the present engagement, remain in full force, and are mutually binding on the contracting parties.
Page 134 - The Charun's chief power is derived from an impression, that it is certain ruin and destruction to shed his blood, or that of any of his family, or to be the cause of its being shed. They obtain a high rank in society, and a certain livelihood, from...

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