Copies of reports and papers concerning attempted reforms of the government and finances of the Madras Presidency in 1798-1800, probably copied for Thomas Cockburn, one of the committee of reform.
The papers were bequeathed by B.H. Baden-Powell (d. 1901) to the Indian Institute, and transferred to the Library in 1975.Access Conditions
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M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 39680-2.
Cockburn | Thomas | fl 1788-1800 | of the East India Company
East India Co
Great Britain | Colonies | India | Administration | 18th century