him a treaty on March 6, 1775. According to the treaty:
the earlier treaties between the Company and the Peshwa were confirmed.
an English contingent of 2,500 men was to be placed at the disposal of
Raghoba for supporting his candidature for the Peshwaship.
Raghoba was to deposit jewellery worth Rs 6 lakh as security in British
custody, as well as pay half a lakh rupees every month for the upkeep of the
He agreed to cede to the British, in perpetuity Bassein, Salsette and the four
islands adjacent to Bombay.
Maratha raids into Bengal and the Camatic wen to cease and any peace made
by Raghoba with the authorities in Poona was not to exclude the English.
    This treaty was later to involve the Company actively in the prolonged
hostilities of the First Anglo-Maratha War.
Treaty of Purandhar (1776) The Bombay Presidency’s decision to lend its
support in 1773 to Raghunath Rao’s claims to the Peshwaship was
disapproved by the Calcutta Council which asked Bombay to reopen
negotiations with the ruling group in the Peshwa’s court at Poona. After
protracted negotiations, the ruling group signed a treaty with the British on
March 1, 1776, according to which:
the Company would restore Salsette and its surrounding islands.
Poona agreed to pay Rs 12 lakh as war indemnity.
The Company was to restore those parts of Gujarat ceded to them by
Raghunath Rao or the Gaekwad.
All treaties made with Raghoba and the Gaekwad stood annulled, while those
of 1739 and 1756 concluded with the Peshwa’s court were reaffirmed.
Treaty of Wadgaon (1779) It was a sequel to the rout of the Company’s
retreating troops at Wadgaon on January 12, 1779. The treaty was signed on
January 16, by Mahadji Sindhia on behalf of the Marathas, and Colonel John
Camac, representing Bombay army. It stipulated that:
The Bombay government would no longer protect Raghunath Rao or
Raghoba and would surrender all acquisitions made by it since 1773.
The troops advancing from Bengal were to be stopped and a sum of Rs
41,000 and two hostages (William Farmer and Charles Stewart) surrendered
as security for fulfilling this condition.
Broach was to be handed over