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HISTORY Of EUROPE.
fletnfpiUrve view of affairs in India. Benares, TranfaJlions which lei a tie dependance of that country on the East India company. Ike Rajah Btkxsni Sing, hawing taken a decided part in their favour, in the ivar agaixj) in paramount lord, Sujah Ul Dowlah, his tetritories are secured to him iy tit treaty of lllahabad. Investiture of Cheit Sing, upon the death of his father It u,vJ ant, and a new treaty concluded in favour of the family by Major Herfer. A third treaty, in confirmation of the tnvo former, concluded by Mr. Hastings, vtiho is himself a party to it, and renders the company guarantees if the Rajah's possessions. Upon the death ofSujah Ul Dtrwiab, the Aaioi -vr ttier, the sovereignty of Benares is transferred by his successor to the compeer). Extraordinary subsidies demanded and Lvicd from the Rajah, Cheit Sing, tt tecafion of the war with France, lay the foundation of those differences ivbkb took place between him and the government of Calcutta. A supply of aooo cavalry demanded from the Rajah. Charges of difaffe&ia* and cantutwef laid against him. Governor general's progress from Calcutta, to fettle the affairs of Benares, and other countries. Proceeds up the Ganges to Buxer, •where he is met by the Rajah, with great attendance and number of btatt. Different accounts of the conference on the water. Rajah's visit at Benares forbidden. Rajah taken into custody: rescued, and the sepoys, with their officers, massacred. He flies first to Ramnagur, and from thence retires in tit night to the fortress of Lutteefpoor. Ouffaun Sing appointed by the governor general to administer the affairs oftht ctmtry in the place of the Rajei.
Ramjievaaun garrisons Ramnagur for the Rajah. Scheme for the re-
Peninsula os India. Efforts by France to recover her ancient possessions and
Jbettrred Jtips. French feet fttcet& to Baiarclo, and Sir Ed'jtey!
CoUnel E'lihzuaite's detachment suddenly furnrjnJed by Tippoe Saib, «-"-
a considerable army, on the brinks of the Celeron. Desperate resist**'-
Cruel /laughter refrained by the humanity of M. Laity- Southern f<c-
vinces laid er.iirey open lo toe enemy by this hfs. Embarrajsing /«*■'•
us Sir Eyre Lone. French forces, under the conduct of M. Dtcbtmii,
land a: Vondlcherry, and are joined by a bsdy of Hyder's imps;*-'
combined enemy besiege Cuddalore and Parnacoil, bob of tebieb they ub\
and meditate, in concert vuitb the grand army, an attack upon the >o-
sonant jortrefs of Vand'rwnjb. Sir Eyre Coo/e, in advancing lo the ft*
lection of Vandi-juajh, hopes thereby to bring au a battle iviib BioW;
tut finding the latter relinquished bis object to evade that design, tt fs^P
on tivo d.iys march to attack him on bis orton ground. Hfder aboodut
bis camp, and retires to a secure position on the Red Hills. British gru-
ral, in order to drain the enemy from his strong foil, and bring met
action, advances towards the fortress of Arnee, where bis KagaBi;*
(ire deposited. Manœuvre succeeds: Hyder immediately descends from is
Red Hills, and marches to its relief of Arnee. Battle of tie id if Ji*-
Enemy rooted and pursued till night. The -want of cai airy on tm £..-,
and abundance of it on the other, prevent the grand effects of iiikn3
this -war. Pursuit continued for fwo dais. Enemy abandon tie f"
road, and cross the conn try to Arnee. Britijb grand guard cut off- fan/n,
f chefs, and -want of provisions, oblige the army to fall back tvwa'J<&<
sources of its supply. Sir Eyre Coote's ill health-obliges bim to quilt*
army, and leave the command to General Stuart. Hyder in asm*'
state of ill heiltb. Defined never to face each other again in ittffJ.
Both, probably, victims to lire contention. Failure of Hyder's great Ji-
signs, affects his constitution. French squadron returns from the ij.-ij
of Ceylon to the coast of Coromandcl, and is follnted by the Entfp-
M. dc Suffreia lakes on board great reinforcements "f troops end ailmy
wen at CuHdalore, -joiib a virvo of entirely Crushing tie British W*
pr.iuer in those seas. Appears before Negapalam, to challenge Sir F.hso'-
Hughes. Aflion of the f,tb of July. French feet saved by a siiddn /;'•
of irind. Severe strikes to the Sultan, but aftervro' Is escapes. C.'/'
Marlellan, of the admiral's flip, killed. Great loss of the enemy. Vhk
the squadron ir refitting al Mailrai, .17. de Sufirein joins the .lieur i'Ay"1'
on t^e coast of Ceylon, ivhtt is arrived there iviih two flips of tit £*•'■
rijjj the second division of the Marauis de Buffs s troops from the &•&'
ritias. Enemy besiege and lake Trincomale, iMfrile the Britijbsquadron
English. Boroach ceded to Scindia. Supposed causes •which delayed
tsaar, ttsitb other for', and reduce! the vjhole Soundab country. Genirsl
firtrospeelive -view of affairs in the West Indies, North America, isn't,