the year 1800 AD, the Marquis of Wellesley—the Gover-nor-General of British India—set up a college in Fort Wil-liam, Calcutta (known today as Kolkata), then the hub of the British Empire in India.
The work is from the collection of Marquis Wellesley, governor-general of India between 1798 and 1805. His collection of natural history paintings numbered around 2,660 folios depicting plants, birds, mammals, insects, and fish.
11 de dez. de 2014 · Wellesley deemed their teaching methods to be “desultory, unmethodical,” in contrast to the “regular system of instruction” the Sahibs provided (Roebuck 1819:6). The College paid the Munshis—and their Hindu counterparts called the “pundits”—between 30 to 200 Rupees per month; European teachers and professors received between 1,000 and 1,500 Rupees at Fort William (Das 1978 :11,15).
MARTIN, ROBERT MONTGOMERY (1803?–1808), historical writer and statistician, is said to have been born in co. Tyrone, Ireland, about 1803, and to have been one of a very large and respectable family, he himself refers to his having studied medicine, but where does not appear, and a careful search renders it probable that he took no diploma. About 1820 he went out to Ceylon, where he ' lived ...
John Thomas é geralmente considerado o fundador da Igreja Cristadelfiana, uma igreja cristã restauracionista com doutrinas em parte similares aos socinianos antitrinitários do século XVI e aos anabaptistas pacifistas da Alemanha-Suíça.
This ambivalence was exploited by one of Hastings's successors, Richard Colley, the marquis of Wellesley (governor-general, 1798–1805). Wellesley regarded the company's revenues as best secured by actively reducing its many rivals, foreign and indigenous, thus consolidating its political influence.
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