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CONTENTS.

.J BOOK VI.

FROM THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE NEW CONSTITUTION FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF

INDIA, A°. 1784, TO THE TERMINATION OF THE WAR WITH THE MAHRATTAS, A0. 1805.

CHAPTER I.

Administration of Mr. Macpherson—State of the Government in India, internal,

and external—Board of Control pays, without Inquiry, the Debts of the Nabob

of Arcot—Orders the assignment of the Carnatic Revenues to be given up—

Absorbs the Power of the Directors—Lord Cornwallis appointed Governor-

General—Commencement of the Proceedings in Parliament relative to the Im-

peachment of Mr. Hastings—The best Mode of proceeding rejected by the House

of Commons—Articles of Charge against Mr. Hastings—Three Bills to amend the

East India Act—Proceedings in Parliament relative to the Impeachment of Mr.

Hastings—Impeachment voted—Proceedings in Parliament tending to the Im-

peachment of Sir Elijah Impey—Motion for Impeachment negatived—Mr. Pitt's

Declaratory Act. . « 1

CHAPTER II.

The Trial of Mr. Hastings 55

CHAPTER III.

Arrangement about Troops and Money with the Nabob of Oude—The Guntoor

Circar obtained from the Nizam, and a new Arrangement made with that Prince

—Aspect which that Arrangement bore to Tippoo Saib—Dispute of Tippoo with

the Rajah of Travancore—Tippoo attacks the Lines of Travancore—The English

prepare for War—Form an Alliance with the Nizam, and with the Mahrattas—

Plan of the Campaign—General Meadows takes Possession of Coimbetore, and

establishes a Chain of Depots to the Bottom of the Gujelhutty. Pass—Tippoo

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