'Warren Hastings', c1790, (1890). Creator: Unknown.

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'Warren Hastings', c1790, (1890). Warren Hastings (1732-1818) English statesman, first Governor of Presidency of Fort William (Bengal), head of Supreme Council of Bengal, and first Governor-General of India from 1773 to 1785. In 1787, he was accused of corruption and impeached, but after a long trial, was acquitted. From "Cassell's Illustrated Universal History, Vol. IV - Modern History", by Edmund Ollier. [Cassell and Company, Limited, London, Paris and Melbourne, 1890]