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  • To avoid the collision of authorities, the Company had adopted the usage of ap - pointing the Commander-in-Chief of the King's troops, jilĀ§0 their Commander-in-Chief; and one consequence of this - '- has been, that the Company's officers, resident from cariv youth in India, possessing little influence in England, unknown to officers of high rank in His Majesty's service, have-thought themselves created with less favour and dis - tinction, than younger officers of that service recently arrived, but better patronized.

    Correspondence and proceedings in the negotiation for a renewal of the East-India Company's charter


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