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The proclamation of Queen Victoria in assuming the direct Government of Hindustan, / translated into the various languages & dialects of her Indian empire.

  • Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901
  • Books

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London : William Lines, Litho:, India Office, 1859.

Physical description

91 unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 34 cm


Compilation for official use from local presses of the complete polyglot collection of Queen Victoria's official proclamation issued at the occasion of the Government of Hindustan being taken over from the East India Company in 1838
Headings: 1. Tamil from Madras; 2. Dakhaní from Madras; 3. Malay from the Singapore Straits; 4. Telugu from Madras; 5. Burmese from Pegu 6. Káren from the Tenasserim Provinces; 7. Kanarese from Madras; Malayálam from Madras; 8. Maráṭhí from Ḥaidarábád; 9. Telugu from Ḥaidarábád; 10. Urdú from Ḥaidarábád; 11. Maráṭhí from Nágpúr; 12. Kanarese from Bombay; 13. Gujarátí from Bombay; 14. Maráṭhí from Bombay; 15. Uriya; Bangálí; 16. Hindí from North W. Provinces; 17. Urdú from North W. Provinces; 18. Urdú from Awadh (Oude); 19. Maráṭhí from Central India; 20. Urdú from Central India; 21. Gujarátí from Central India; 22. Hindí from Central India; 23. Gurmukhí; 24. Hindi from the Panjáb; 25. Sindhí; 26. Arabic from Aden.


  • Sanskrit
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