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  • When Hastings landed at Calcutta in October 1750 the affairs of the East India Company were at a low ebb.
  • Hastings was a man of immense industry, with an insatiable appetite for detail.
  • As the name implies, the ports originally constituting the body were only five in number - Hastings, Romney, Hythe, Dover and Sandwich; but to these were afterwards added the "ancient towns" of Winchelsea and Rye with the same privileges, and a good many other places, both corporate and non-corporate, which, with the title of limb or member, held a subordinate position.
  • No Englishman ever understood the native character so well as Hastings; none ever devoted himself more heartily to the promotion of every scheme, great and small, that could advance the prosperity of India.
  • Malleson, Life of Warren Hastings (1894); G.
 

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