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To such lengths Grenville was unwilling to go , but he was ready to lay a tax in
order to defray the expenses of the French and Indian War which had closed in
1756 , — to lay a tax in spite of the fact , fully acknowledged by Parliament , ' that
Richard and William , together with Lord Verney , a political patron of Edmund ,
speculated wildly in stock of the East India Company , and later Richard was
engaged in some questionable dealings in West Indian lands . That these
5 For the sake of this party Burke refused a flattering offer to go to India as one of
three commissioners to overhaul the affairs of the East India Company ; 6 for the
sake of this party he drummed up his associates by letter and personal appeal .
... and that the only way was by yielding . In the Letter he reviewed the struggle ,
and in the light of results justified his own position . Of the three pieces that on
Conciliation is the best . Not even when dealing with India does Burke excel this
merits the highest praise for his strenuous advocacy of reform in the government
of India . That unhappy country was then in the hands of the East India Company
, whose system was corrupt and cruel beyond description , — as Burke puts the ...
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