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|Title||Correspondence and papers of Charles Stuart, then a member of the Bengal Council, and later a professor of Oriental Languages at the East India College, Haileybury, 1784-1792.|
|Description||The papers consist of private letters from Stuart to Henry Dundas, 1st Viscount Melville, and to his friend William Dundas, the latter's nephew, with extensive enclosures, largely minutes and reports by Stuart, and copies of official correspondence and dispatches. The private correspondence contains particular detail on fiscal policies and the internal politics of the Bengal administration.|
|Theme(s)||The East India Company: Government and Administration c. 1750-1857|
|Notes||The pages of this document have been stuck in such a manner that filming is impeded. Bought, Sotheby's 14 November, 1955, lot 1084. [Originally sold in the Melville sale at Sotheby's, 23 February 1927, lot 693.]|
|Library||National Library of Scotland|
|Copyright||National Library of Scotland|