An Account Of An Embassy To The Kingdom Of Ava Michael Symes

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An Account Of An Embassy To The Kingdom Of Ava by Michael Symes
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General Books publication date: 2009 Original publication date: 1827 Original Publisher: Printed for Constable and co. Subjects: British Burma History / Asia / General History / Asia / Southeast Asia Travel / Asia / General Travel / Asia / SoutheastMoreGeneral Books publication date: 2009 Original publication date: 1827 Original Publisher: Printed for Constable and co.

Subjects: British Burma History / Asia / General History / Asia / Southeast Asia Travel / Asia / General Travel / Asia / Southeast Notes: This is a black and white OCR reprint of the original. It has no illustrations and there may be typos or missing text. When you buy the General Books edition of this book you get free trial access to Million-Books.com where you can select from more than a million books for free. Excerpt: CHAPTER II. ARTICLES OF COMMERCIAL INTERCOURSE SIGNED BETWEEN THE ENGLISH AND THE BURMESE REVOLT OF THE PEGUERS QUELLED BY ALOMPRA BRITISH SETTLEMENT AT NE- GRAIS MASSACRE OF THE ENGLISH WAR BETWEEN THE BURMANS AND SIAMESE -- CONTINUED SUCCESSES OF ALOMPRA HIS DEATH AND CHARACTER.

The English interests in India were at this time suspended in a doubtful scale. Little could be spared from the coast of Coromandel, then the theatre of most important struggles, to aid distant colonies, and support precarious projects- Negrais was in consequence neglected, though not yet abandoned. The Talien or Pegue government, by the surrender of their capital, being now extinct, it became necessary for foreigners to conciliate the new sovereign. Alompra had summoned Mr Newton, resident on the part of the East India Company at Mr Brooke had retired: and Captain Howe, who succeeded Mr Brooke, had died.

Mr Newton was only eventual resident. A Mr W. Roberts was intended for that charge. He, however, was killed at the siege of Madras- and from that period Negrais was neglected. Mr Brooke and Captain Howe had the reputation of being Tery honourable men. Negrals, to attend him at Prome. Mr Newton deputed Ensign Lyster to the Birman chief, with presents, and instructions to obtain for the Company the settlement of Negrais, with certain immunities end privileges of trade.

In pursuance of his orders, Ensign Lyster left Negrais on the 2...



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