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CHARLES EARI COSWALLIS. 1783 CORNWALLIS TO BENTINCK BY NANDINI MAHARAJ
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CONTENTS . LORD CORNWALLIS LORD HASTING LORD AMHERST CORNWALLIS CODE .SIR JOHN SHORE LORD WELLESLEY .SIR GEORGE BARLOW . LORD WILLIAM BENTINCK CHARTER ACT OF 1833 LORD MINTO I THE 1813 CHARTER ACT
LORD CORNWALLIS Governor General of India from 1786-1793 Cornwallis Code 3rd Anglo Mysore War (1790-1792); Treaty of Seringapatam .
CORNWALLIS CODE A body of legislation enacted 1793 to improve governance Had governing, policing, judicial and civil administrative provisions Separation of EIC officials in 3 branches: revenue, judicial and commercial Private trade forbidden . Permanent Settlement Judiciary reorganized
SIR JOHN SHORE 1793-1798 Charter Act of 1793: Home government members to be paid out of revenues from India
LORD WELLESLEY AND BARLOW Lord Wellesly (1798-1805) Introduction of the Subsidiary Alliance (Hyderabad first) . . 4th Mysore War (1798-99) 2nd Maratha War (1803-1805) . Sir George Barlow (1805-1807)
MINTO AND CHARTER ACT OF 1813 .Lord Minto I (1807-1813) Charter Act of 1813 The act renewed the British East India Company's Charter Company's monopoly over Indian trade was terminated (except in tea); all British subjects could now trade in India Missionaries were allowed to preach in India connect with social reform movements
MINTO AND CHARTER ACT OF 1813 The Company was to keep it's territorial and commercial accounts separate The Company was to invest Rs. 1 lakh p.a. in education in India The Act also empowered the local governments to impose some taxes .
HASTINGS AND AMHERST . Lor Lord Francis Rawdon Hastings (1813-1823) .3rd Maratha War (1817-1818) Ryotwari System, under Munro Lord Amherst (1823-1828)
CHARTER ACT OF 1833 Increased the strength of the Governor's Council from 3 (under Pitt's India Act) to 4. The fourth member had only legislative functions, not executive. Deprived Governors of Bombay and Madras of legislative powers (Act of 1773 made them subordinate to the Governor of Bengal) Codification of laws was to be initiated (the first law commission was set up in 1834)