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AUTHENTIC STATEMENT, ...
Authentic statement, accompanied by various public and private letters recently obtained from India, proving the forcible transfer and ultimate destruction of the property of Mr. Buckingham, (editor of the Oriental Herald,) and 100 co-proprietors in the late Calcutta journal, by the arbitrary measures of Lord Amherst and the Government of India.
London: printed by Mills, Jowett and Mills, (late Bensley), 1825.
16 p. ; 19.1 cm. (8°)

James Silk Buckingham established the Calcutta Journal in 1818. His outspoken criticism of the East India Company in 1823 occasioned the suppression of the newspaper and Buckingham's expulsion from India. He brought a case against the Company in Parliament and was awarded an annual pension of £200 p.a. by the Company in compensation.

Copy Notes Accompanied by an ALs in ink from Buckingham to Soane dated Dec. 14. 1825, appealing to him as a Proprietor of East India Stock and begs to request his impartial consideration of the enclosed Statement.

Binding Stitched pamphlet.

Reference Number 6016


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