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Extract from 1857 showing the lands that Britain controlled in India by that time
(Catalogue ref: FO 925/2575 pt2)
CHRONOLOGICAL TABLE

OF THE

VARIOUS ACQUISITIONS MADE TO THE BRITISH EMPIRE

IN INDIA.

Compiled from Parliamentary Returns and other Official sources

 

Date of Treaty

TERRITORY.

Acquired from.

1

1661

Bombay

Portuguese

2

1756

Bankote etc

The Peishwah

3

1757

Twenty-four Pergunnahs &c

Nabob of Bengal

4

1759

Masulipatam, &c

The Nizam

5

1760

Burdwan, Midnapoor, and Chittagong

Nabob of Bengal

6

1765

Bengal, Bahar, &c

The Mogul

7

1765

Chingleput

Nabob of Arcot

8

1766

Northern Circars

The Nizam

9

1775

Zemindary of Benares

Vizier of Oude

10

1775

Island of Salsette

The Mahrattas

11

1778

Nagore

Rajah of Tanjore

12

1778

Guntoor Circar

The Nizam

13

1786

Pulo Pinang (Prince of Wales' Island)

King of Queda

14

1792

Malabr, Dindigul, Salem, Baramahl &c

Tippoo Sultan of Mysore

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