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Battle of Buxar

East India Company victorious at the Battle of Buxar and later granted the right to collect revenue in Bengal, Bihar and Orissa.

John Newton Ordained

The former slave trader John Newton is ordained into the Church of England and publishes An Authentic Narrative of Some Remarkable and Interesting Particulars in which he expresses few reservations about his former career.

Revenue Act

The Revenue Act required American merchants to post bonds before loading their cargoes destined to America.

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