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I 4 TABLE OF CONTENTS. TA administrative work, 187, 188 ; policy to Native chiefs, 188; Hastings makes Bengal pay, 188, 189 ; sells Allahabad and Kora to the Wazir of Oudh, 189; the Rohilla war (1773-1774). '89; fines on Chait Singh and the Oudh Begam, 190 ; Hastings' impeachment and trial in England, 190; first Maratha war (1779-1781), 190, 191; war with Mysore (1780-1784), 191, 192; Lord Comwallis (1786- 1793), 192, 193; Permanent Settlement of Bengal, 192, 193; second Mysore war (1790-1792), 193; Marquess Wellesley (1798- 1805), 193-198 ; French influence in India (1798-1800), 194; India before Lord Wellesley (1798), 194, 195 ; Lord Wellesley's policy, 195; treaty with the Nizam (1798), 195, 196; third Mysore war (1799), 196; second Maratha war (1802-1804), 197, 198; India after Lord Wellesley (1805), 198; materials for reference, 199. CHAPTER XIV. The Consolidation of British India . . . 200-2 Marquess Comwallis' second administration (1805), 200; Sir George Barlow (1805), 200 ; Earl of Minto (1807-1813), 200, 201 ; Lord Moira (Marquess of Hastings), 1814-1823, 201-204; iiie Gurkha war (1814-1815), 201, 202; Pindari war (i8i7),-202, 203; last Maratha war (1817-1818), and annexation of the Peshwa's territory, 203, 204; Lord Amherst (1823-1828), 204-206; Burma in ancient times, 204, 205 ; first Burmese war, 205, 206 ; capture of Bhartpur, 206; Lord William Bentinck (1828-1835^, 206-208; Bentinck's financial reforms, 207 ; abolition of Satl and suppression of Thagt, 207, 208 ; renewal of Company's charter (1833), 208 ; Mysore protected and Coorg annexed, 208 ; Lord Metcalfe (1835— 1836), 208 ; Lord Auckland (1836-1842), 208-211 ; the first Afghan campaign and our dealings with Kabul, 209 ; restoration of Shah Shuja by the British (1839), 20 9> 3I °i military occupation of Afghanistan by the British (1840-1841), 210 ; rising of the Afghans, and massacre of the British force on its winter retreat to India, 210, 211; Lord Ellenborough (1842-1844), 211, 212; the army of retribution (1842), 211, 212 ; Lord Ellenborough's proclama- tion, the gates of Somnath, 212; conquest of Sind (1 843) , 212; Lord Hardinge (1844-1848), 212-214; history of the Sikhs and of their rise into a power under Ranjit Singh, 212, 213; first Sikh war (1845), battles of Miidki, Firozshah, Aliwal, and Sobraon, 214; Lord Dal- housie (1848-1856), 214-220; his administrative reforms, the Indian railway system, 214, 215 ; second Sikh war (1848-1849), battles of Chilianwala and Gujrat, 215 ; pacification of the Punjab, 215, 216; second Burmese war (1852), 216; prosperity of Burma, 216 ; Dal-