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House of Commons papers Volume 30

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1853 Excerpt: ... and magistrate of the southern division of the Konkun, and political agent with the States of Angria and Sawunt Waree. In 1830, the whole of the Konkun, extending from Damaun to Goa, was placed under my charge as Principal Collector and Magistrate. In 1831, I held, for a short time, the situation of Revenue Commissioner: in the same year I was appointed Secretary to the Government in the Territorial and Financial Departments, and subsequently, in 1838, became Chief Secretary. In 1841 I was called into the Council on a temporary vacancy: and in 1844, I took my seat, under the appointment of the Court of Directors, as a Member of Council, and in virtue of that office, was nominated Chief Judge of the Court of Sudder Adawlut: I remained in this position till I left India in March 1849, with the exception of six months in 1846-47, during which I became Governor of Bombay, from the date of Sir George Arthur's retirement, until that of the arrival of Mr., now Sir George Clerk. 2432. The Government of Bombay is carried on by a Governor, with the assistance of a Council? It is. 2433. What does that council consist of? It consists of the Commander-in-Chief and two civil members: the Commander-in-Chief is not necessarily a member: but he has always been so appointed by the Court of Directors. The two civil members are selected from among the civil servants of the Company of more than 10 years' standing. 2434. The Presidency of Bombay has a separate civil service, and a separate army? It has a distinct civil service and a distinct army. 2435. The gentlemen bred up to the civil service are educated at Haileybury? They are. 2436. Is there any establishment at Bombay where they afterwards perfect themselves in Oriental languages? L. R. Reid, Esq. No, there is no such es...
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