Bombay Presidency was one of the Presidencies and provinces of British India. It was amongst the 3 major Presidencies in British India, which also included Madras Presidency and Bengal Presidency. Bombay province was first established in the 17th century at Surat as a trading post for the British East India Company. The Presidency included the territories of modern states of Gujarat, Maharashtra, regions of Konkan, Kandesh and Desh and northwestern Karnataka state.
George Dick served as the Governor of Bombay (now Mumbai) till 9 November 1795. He was succeeded by John Griffith as the Governor of Madras Presidency. Later he was assigned as a writer for the British East India Company in the year 1759. George Dick died 9 May 1818 at Byculla, British India. A tablet dedicated to his memory is present in St. Thomas' Cathedral, Mumbai.
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