This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1809 Excerpt: ...by t'ne Begum; that he was the sovereign of Oudc, and as such should be supooned by the company, who, as well as the Nabob, would, in oilier respects, be disposed to consult the ease and dign...
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Begum. Upon this principle, which I also explained to the ministers, the engagement signed by the nabob was drawn ou by my dictation, and delivered to the Begum by the nabob, and from the spirit of it he would be authorized to withdraw the concessions, if the Begum should act an unfriendly part towards him. The concession amounts to nearly four and a half lacs of rupees, but it is, in fact, a donation of about two lacs only, as the jaghire assigned for the khord and khass mehals is a substitution of an equivalent established allowance in money. The younger B-gum also made very considerable claims for an augmentation of her allowances, and the Nawab Saadut / Ali Khan readily agreed to what I deemed reasonable, but much below her expectations. She expressed much disappointment and dissatisfaction. 1 have omitted to mention, in its proper place, the stipulation for the payment of a fixed sum of twelve lacs of rupees, as a compensation for the charges incurred by the company in establishing the rights of the Nabob Saadut Ali Khan'. It would be difficult to ascertain the actual expense, but the specified sum which was either paid, or, in the course of payment, when I left Lucnow, will be more than sufficient to cover the whole. The sums agreed to be pair! by the nabob, for improving the fortifications of Allahabad and Futteghur, were assumed upon an estimate of colonel Kyd, and exceed it. In general, with respect to the stipulations contracted by the Nabob Saadut Al' Khan, I have to observe, that they are conformable to the propositions in my minute of the 17th No...