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ARAKAN

PAST PRESENT FUTURE


A RSUM OF

TWO CAMPAIGNS FOR ITS DEVELOPMENT


By

JOHN OGILVY HAY, J.P.


(OLD ARAKAN)

FORMERLY HONORARY MAGISTRATE OF THE TOWN OF AKYAB; AUTHOR OF INDO-BURMAH-CHINA RAILWAY CONNECTIONS, A PRESSING NECESSITY

WILLIAM BLACKWOOD AND SONS


EDINBURGH AND LONDON MDCCCXCII

Provided by the Tribal Analysis Center http://www.TribalAnalysisCenter.com

WITH THE HIGHEST OONBIDERATION,


BUT

WITHOUT PERMISSION,

THE MOST HONOUFLABLE

THE M A R Q U I S O F SALISBURY, K.G.,


HER MAJWTY'S

m PRINCIP~L SECRETARY OF B T A ~ FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS, SECRETARY OF STATE FOR INDIA I N 1874 DURING THE mBsT CAMPAIGN;
PR=
WIS~R

THE RIGHT HONOURABLE

VISCOUNT

CROSS,

G.C.B.,

HER MAJBBTY'S PRINCIPAL SBCRBTARY OF STATE FOR INDIA DURING TRE SECOND CAMPAIGN;

AND TO

HIS EXCELLENCY THE MOST HONOURABLE

THE M A R Q U I S O F L A N S D O W N E , G.C.S.I.,
VICEROY AND QOVBRNOR-GENBRbL OF INDIA

in the confident hope that, by their Lordships' combined action, Arakan will be raised from its present inert and undeveloped condition to a atate of progressive prosperity, as the great highway of intercourse between India and Indo-China, and ita port, AKYAB, become, as it deserves to be, a great Erd~omurd,and the THIRD GREAT SHIPPING PORT of O U I INDIAN EMPIRE.

OLD ARAKAN.
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LONDOB, M a y 1892.