History of the Hutwa Raj
Excerpt from History of the Hutwa Raj: With Some Unrecorded Events of the Administration of Warren Hastings and of the Indian Mutiny Nothing, however, appears to have been done, as the English Gov ernment, soon after, was embarassed on all sides by the rebellion of Raja Chait Singh of Benares (l6th August, which spread a regular con agration in Behar, or more strictly, in the countries between Allahabad to Monghyr. In Behar there was a regular concentration of troops to harass the English. The revolt of Chait Singh burst sud denly on the officials of Behar, and Mr. Ross, the Revenue Chief at the head of the Executive Administration of Patna, wrote to the Council at Calcutta on the 20th August, 1781, that since the revolt of Raja Chait Singh on the l6th instant, every communication by Dale had been cut ofi from thence to Benares, and so well had he (chait Singh) con certed measures that Mr. Ross could obtain no intelligence whatever from that quarter. On the 29th August, Mr. Grome, the Collector of Saran, wrote to inform Mr. Ross that Riza Kuli Khan the amil of Sasseram was at that time with Raja Chait Singh, and many of the in habitants of that district, particularly the Ujain Rajputs, were sincere ly attached to him, and that one Bunyad Singh, who belonged to Chaitn pore and afterwards became a Mahomedan, was with 150 horses and 500 armed Sepoys on his way to Ramnagar to join Riza Kuli Khan. A letter dated the 6th October, 1781, from Mr. Ross to Major Hardy, Commanding the Patna Militia, shows that Fateh Shahi was still gir ing trouble in Saran at that period with several zemindars and others in the jurisdiction of the Revenue Chief of Patna, and had armed and clothed his dependants in the military accoutrements of the Company;190 G. N. Butt - History of the Hulwa. Raj. [no. 2. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works."