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.
British currency has been introduced instead of Chandori rupees, which were much depreciated.
Chandra Das states that the crown revenues of Lhasa amount to about 2,000,000 rupees annually.
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