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TABLE OF CONTENTS. 15 PACE housie's policy towards the Native States, 217 ; the doctrine of lapse, 217, 218; lapsed Native States, 218, 219; annexation of Oudh (1856), 219, 220; Lord Dalhousie's work in India, 220 ; Lord Canning in India before the Mutiny (1856-1857), 220; materials for reference, 221. CHAPTER XV. The Sepoy Mutiny of 1857 ..... 222-229 Causes of the Mutiny, 222, 223; the 'greased cartridges,' 223; the army drained of its talent, 223, 224; the outbreak in May 1857, 224; spread of the rebellion, 224, 225 ; Cawnpur, 225, 226; Luck- now, 226 ; siege of Delhi, 226, 227 ; reduction of Oudh by Lord Clyde, 227; of Central India by Sir Hugh Rose, 227 ; summary of the history of the Company's charters, 227, 228 ; India transferred to the Crown (1858), 228, 229; materials for reference, 229. CHAPTER XVI. India under the British Crown, 1858-1892 . . 230-237 The Queen's Proclamation of 1st November, 1858, 230; the cost of the Mutiny, 230 ; Mr. Wilson's financial reforms, 230, 231 ; legal reforms, 231 ; Lord Elgin (1862-1863), 231 ; Lord Lawrence (1864- 1869), the Bhutan war, Orissa famine of 1866, 231 ; Lord Mayo (1869-1872), the Ambala darb&r, visit of the Duke of Edinburgh, establishment of Agricultural Department, reform of internal cus- toms lines, Lord Mayo assassinated at the Andamans, 231, 232 ; Lord Northbrook (1872-1876), dethronement of the Gaekwar of Baroda, visit of the Prince of Wales to India, 232, 233 ; Lord Lytton (1876-1880), Proclamation of the Queen as Empress of India, the great famine of 1876-1877, 233; Afghan affairs (1878-1880), 233, 234; Marquess of Ripon (1880-1883), 234, 235; conclusion of the Afghan war, 234 ; Education Commission, 234 ; Sir Evelyn Baring, 234, 235 ; Native troops in Egypt, 235; Marquess of Dufferin (1884- 1888), 235, 236; conquest and annexation of Upper Burma (1886), 235 ; Jubilee-year of the Queen-Empress (1887), 236 ; Marquess of Lansdowne (1888-1892), 236, 237; progress of self-government, 236, 237; fall in the rupee, 237, 238; religious riots (1893), 238; Lord Elgin, Viceroy (1894), 238, 239; The Opium Commission, 239 ; settlement of Indian Frontier lines, 239 ; Chitral Expedition (1895), 240.