of the scarcity of money and general distress at Calcutta. The multitude are out of employ, and who cannot get into any situations by which they might support themselves, is truly deplorable. If a place falls vacant, a croud of necessitous candidates immediately urge their distresses, and it is certainly a fact, that, for one appointment, there are thirty Englishmen who would be happy to obtain it, so many have gone out lately to India, for whom there is no employment.

Citation: Glasgow Advertiser (Glasgow, United Kingdom), 01 January 1790, available at the Scissors and Paste Database, http://www.scissorsandpaste.net/59.