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HELME, Robert (fl 1816)
The case of William Cooke, Esq. of the Madras civil establishment, fairly stated: comprehending a narrative of the frauds committed by the native servants in the Grain Department. And a review of the conduct of Mr. Cooke in the consequent investigations. Carefully abstracted from the documents now lying at the India House, by Mr. Robert Helme, a proprietor of East India stock.
London: printed by Nichols, Son, and Bentley, [1816?].
v, [3], 79, [1] p. ; 19.8 cm. (8º)

Imprint from verso of title-page. Undated. The narrative concerns a fraud carried out in 1807 and the case was brought to its resolution in 1815. The pamphlet reports on the extensive documentation available for a thorough investigation into the way in which the case was handled and the obloquy under which the principals suffered suggesting a publication date of 1816.

Copy Notes Bound (4) in a collection of five political tracts.

Binding C19th half calf, marbled-paper boards, gilt double-ruled spine, black spine-label, gilt-lettered 'Political Tracts'. Numbered '74' in a series of pamphlet volumes.

Reference Number 5496


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