Formation of Madras Presidency after annexation of the Kingdoms of Tanjore
Forced Shah Alam II to become a pensioner.
Censorship of Press Act 1799.No newspaper was to be published at all until
the manuscript of the whole paper were submitted to and approved by the
Fourth Anglo- Mysore War 1799 and defeat of Tipu Sultan.Wellesley annexed
the South Kanara coast,Wynaad in the south-east ,Coimbatore and Darupuram in the
south-east besides Seringapatnam.
Treaty of Bassien with Bajirao II and second Anglo- Maratha war.The
company’s territorial gains included the upper doab,all territories north of the
Rajput states of Jaipur,Jodhpur and Gohud, the part of Baroach,the Fort of
Ahmedabad and cuttack in Orissa.
Established the Fort William College in Calcutta in 1800.
Opened Administrative Training College.
In 1794 the Board of Trade was founded.
Christian missionaries established a printing press at Serampore.
By a revised subsidiary treaty forced on the Nizam and later ceded to the
Company the districts of Bellary and Cuddapah.
In 1799 Wellesley took the administration of Tanjore,Surat and Carnatic.