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|Collection Title||Stuart Stevenson Papers|
|Title||Administrative and business papers relating to Basil Cochrane's trial and his supply of liquor to the Company's troops, 1780-1787.|
|Description||The main topics are the accusation of murder brought against Cochrane through the death of his servant after flogging, and Cochrane's contract with the East India Company for the monopoly of supplying the Company's troops in Madras with spiritous liquors. There is a report by a Company solicitor, 1786, in reply to a petition presented by the Earl of Dundonald on behalf of Cochrane, and an abstract of Cochrane's case, 1786, against the Company Directors.|
|Theme(s)||The East India Company: Government and Administration c. 1750-1857|
|Library||National Library of Scotland|
|Copyright||National Library of Scotland|