Nana Sahib had a grievance against the British government because they refused to continue to him the pension of eight lakhs of rupees (-(80,000) which was promised to Baji Rao by Sir John Malcolm on his surrender in 1818.
As a rule the basis of calculation was 100 rupees from every ten houses, with a To% deduction for those exempted by custom.
When Warren Hastings pressed the nawab for the payment of debt due to the Company, he obtained from his mother a loan of 26 lakhs of rupees, for which he gave her a jagir of four times the value; he subsequently obtained 30 lakhs more in return for a full acquittal, and the recognition of her jagirs without interference for life by the Company.
The revenue in 1914-5 amounted to 872 lakhs of rupees (approx.
Chandra Das states that the crown revenues of Lhasa amount to about 2,000,000 rupees annually.