As an independent measure of economy, the stipend paid to the titular nawab of Bengal, who was then a minor, was reduced by one-half - to sixteen lakhs a year (say 160,000).
In 1886-1887, the year after the annexation, the amount collected in Upper Burma from all sources was twentytwo lakhs of rupees.
When Warren Hastings pressed the nawab for the payment of debt due to the Company, he obtained from his mother a loan of 26 lakhs of rupees, for which he gave her a jagir of four times the value; he subsequently obtained 30 lakhs more in return for a full acquittal, and the recognition of her jagirs without interference for life by the Company.
The amir received an annual subsidy from the British government of 182 lakhs of rupees.
The revenue in 1914-5 amounted to 872 lakhs of rupees (approx.
The original subsidy to the amir from the Indian government was fixed at 12 lakhs of rupees (80,000) per annum, but in 1893, in connexion with the boundary settlement, it was increased to (1 20,000.
The disaster at Maiwand, and the Russian advance east of the Caspian, prevented the proposed withdrawal from Quetta; but Kandahar was evacuated, Abdur Rahman was left in complete control of his country and was given an annual subsidy of twelve lakhs of rupees in 1883.
Sometimes the crop is stated in lakhs of ioo,000 bales each.
Were valued at 726 lakhs of rupees.
Were valued at 457 lakhs of rupees.
The wazir then decided to annex their country, and appealed to Hastings for assistance, which was given in return for a sum of forty lakhs of rupees.