Calcutta Gazette Extraordinary ... This day dispatches have been received ... announcing that on the 12th Instant, a Treaty of perpetual and general defensive Alliance was concluded between the Honorable East India Company, and his Highness the Subadar of Dekan ...
Calcutta: 26 October 1800. Broadside. (13 1/2 x 5 3/4 inches). Arms of the East India Company at the top. Signed in print by G. H. Barlow, Chief Secretary to the Government.
Tipped into old paper folder.
British colonialism in Southern India.
Tipu Sultan's death marked the end of the fourth Anglo-Mysore War and the end of the Kingdom of Mysore's independence. The territory was annexed and controlled by the British East India Company. The present broadside newspaper extra, published by the East India Company's newspaper the Calcutta Gazette, relates the news that a treaty had been concluded with the his Highness the Subadar of the Dekan (i.e. Maharaja Krishnaraja Wadiyar III), who at the time was six years old, which ceded "all the Territories acquired by His Highness under the Treaty of Seringapatam ... and also the Territories acquired by His Highness under the Treaty of Mysoor..."