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HISTORY— THE BRITISH PERIOD

of a moderate assessment of the land revenue had been laid down and partially carried out in practice. The policy of canal and railway development, which was to

Fig. 66. Sir John Lawrence.

have so great a future in the Panjab, had been definitely started. The province had been divided into nine divisions containing 33 districts. The Divisional Commissioners were superintendents of revenue and police