Context

Context of The case of the East-India Company, as stated and proved at the bar of the House of Lords, on the 15th and 16th days of December, 1783 : upon the hearing of two petitions against a bill, intituled "An Act for establishing certain regulations, for the better management of the territories, revenues, and commerce of this kingdom in the East-Indies" : containing the arguments of Mr. Rous and Mr. Dallas, for the Company, Mr. Hardinge and Mr. Plumer, for the directors, as taken in short-hand by Mr. Gurney ; published by order of the committee of proprietors appointed to watch over the Company's rights, and maintain their privileges
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