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Legal opinion given by Mr Perryn concerning a petition made by Mrs Watson to obtain her late husband's share of the money paid to the leading British figures in the Bengal campaign by Mir Jafar.

Mss Eur G37/13/16 : 28 Sep 1765

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  • Title:
    Legal opinion given by Mr Perryn concerning a petition made by Mrs Watson to obtain her late husband's share of the money paid to the leading British figures in the Bengal campaign by Mir Jafar.
  • Collection Area: India Office Records and Private Papers
  • Reference: Mss Eur G37/13/16
  • Creation Date: 28 Sep 1765
  • Extent and Access:
    Extent: 1 file containing 2 folios

  • Language: English
  • Contents and Scope:
    Contents: The Opinion states what proofs Mrs Watson must provide to aid her case but states that the Bill probably cannot be much improved, since the only major change would slow proceedings considerably. Mrs Watson was the widow of Admiral Watson.

    Note: For further details of the case, see Mss Eur G37/1/18 and Mss Eur G37/17/49 ff.1-2
  • Former Identifiers: Mss Eur G37/Box 13 File 16

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