The Madras Tercentenary Commemoration Volume

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Asian Educational Services, 1994 - Chennai (India) - 457 pages
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Tercentennial volume of Madras City.
 

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An excellent record of the history of Madras. This is a must to read compilation of articles. Makes Chennai more proud.

Contents

Dakshinakulam
1
Government Houses in Madras
13
Madras as a Naval Base
21
Some Unpublished Letters of Charles Bourchier and George Stratton
27
Origin of the Word Madras
35
The Character and Significance of the Foundation of Madras
39
A History of Medical Relief in Madras
51
The Grange Adyar and some Notable Madrassis
61
The Southern India Chamber of Commerce
225
Early Trade Difficulties at Madras
229
Three Hundred Years of Madras Commerce
235
A Short History of the Madras Chamber of Commerce
243
Three Hundred Years of Banking in Madras
255
Some BusinessHouses in Madras
263
The Andhra Chamber of Commerce
279
Growth of the City of Madras
295

Some Madras Monuments
62
Famines in the City of Madras
77
Beginnings of British Justice in Madras
89
A Striking Episode in Madras History
105
Some Old Madras Houses
113
A History of Some PlaceNames of Madras
123
Manucci in Madras
147
European Tombs and Monuments in Madras
153
Some Ancient Families and Personalities
161
The Poligars of Madras
167
Mayor and Corporation of Madras
173
A History of the Mayoralty of Madras
181
The Sheriff in Madras
195
Port of Madras for Three Hundred Years
209
A Short Account of Development of Road Transport and Communications
217
The Growth of the Population of Madras
317
The Site and Situation of Madras
325
Protestant Missions in Madras
343
Around the City Pagodas
355
Fort St Teorge and St Marys Church
371
The Catholic Mission in Madras
375
Chaplaincy Work in Madras in East India Company Days
383
Dravidic Studies in Madras
393
The Madras Libraries
407
Sanskrit Study in Madras
413
Artistic Development in Madras
419
Madras as a Seat of Musical Learning
429
History of Education in Madras
439
A History of Journalism in Madras
451
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