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Cassell’s Illustrated History of India

1890

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The 36th and 52nd Foot composed the first of these under the command of Major Skelly of the 74th Highlanders which along with the t st and 3rd Native Brigades formed the left wing of the army under Colonel James Stuart of the 72nd Highlanders; the second brigade cosisted of the 71st and 72nd Highland Regiments and the ist European Battalion of the Company. [...] My time has been partly employed in attending to several important points of the civil business of this presidency ; but principally in acquiring minute information respecting the condition of the troops of the magazines of provisions and of the nature of the different passes that lead to the Mysore country ; and after the most deliberate sieges of Oussore and Bangalore unless Tippoo should r [...] Stealing along the covered way to the end of the works the troops suddenly emerged at a rush and with ringing cheers to the assault ; and the ladders of the forlorn hope were reared against the wall before the enemy knew their danger. [...] 299 striking between the good sense of our generals on horseback and the absurd' state of the chiefs looking down from their elephants than between the silence and order of the troops and the noise and irregularity of the mob that accompanied the Eastern potentates. [...] But for the battering-train which occupied a mile in the centre of this division at which they looked with wonder ; but for the difference of the dress and music of the Highland regiments in the second European brigade and the striking difference of size and dress of the Bengal sepoys in the right and the Coast sepoys which they now saw in the left wing ; but for these distinctions which they

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Frontmatter i-viii James Grant

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Chapter LV. The First Campaign Against Tipoo Including the Succsess of Colonels Stuart and Floyd —Battle of Shoeroor.—Conquest of Malabar Etc 277-282 James Grant

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Chapter LVI. The Second Campaign Against Tippoo.—Bangalore Stormed.—The Battle of Carigat 283-289 James Grant

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Chapter LVII. Junction with the Mahrattas and the Retreat to Bangalore 290-292 James Grant

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Chapter LVIII. Third Campaign Against Tippoo.—Storming of Nundydroog Savandroog Etc.—Mr. Francis’s Motion in Parliament Lost 292-297 James Grant

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Chapter LIX. The Rajah of Coorg.—The Bad Feeling in Britain.—Review of the Army and Final Advance upon Seringapatam 297-302 James Grant

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Chapter LX. Tippoo’s Camp Attacked.—Seringapatam Blocked up.—Tippoo Attempts to Negociate 302-305 James Grant

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Chapter LXI. Tippoo Humbled.—Sues for Peace —Surrender of the Hostages.—Close of the War with Mysore 305-310 James Grant

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Chapter LXII. Sir John Shore Afterwards Lord Teignmouth.—Sea-Fight with French Cruisers.—Mahadajee Scindia Dies.—Invasion of the Deccan by the Mahrattas.—Battle of Beder.—Rebellions in the Deccan Etc. 310-317 James Grant

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Chapter LXIII. Defeat of Gholaum Mohammed Khan. —Marriage of Vizier Ali.—The Dutch Settlements Reduced.—Discontent in the Army Etc. —End of Lord Teign Mouth’s Administration 317-323 James Grant

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Chapter LXIV. Earl of Mornington in Office.—Intrigues Between the French and Tippoo Sultan 323-329 James Grant

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Chapter LXV. Preparations for the Final War with Tipoo.— The Battle of Malavelly 329-334 James Grant

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Chapter LXVI. Character Etc. of Tippoo.—Last Siege of Seringapatayr and Death of the Sultan 334-345 James Grant

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Chapter LXVII. The Fight in Balasore Roads.—Partition of Mysore.—Restoration of the Ancient Hindoo Dynasty 345-348 James Grant

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Chapter LXVIII. “The King of the Two Worlds” Defeated and Slain 348-352 James Grant

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Chapter LXIX. Acquisitions in the Carnatic Oude and Ferruckabad.—The Army of Egypt.—Annexation of Surat 352-359 James Grant

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Chapter LXX. A New Marratta War.—The Battle of Assaye.—Truce with Scindia 359-368 James Grant

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Chapter LXXI. The Provinces of Goojerat and Cuttack Reduced.—Allyghur Stormed.—Battle of Delhi.—The Great Gun of Agra.—Battle of Laswaree 369-376 James Grant

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Chapter LXXII. Conquest of Bundelcund.—Battle of Argaon.—Storming of Gawilghur and End of the War 376-381 James Grant

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Chapter LXXIII. Sea-Fight Off Pulo Aor.—The House of Holkar.—War.—Monson’s Disastrous Retreat 381-389 James Grant

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Chapter LXXIV. The War with Holkar.—Ochterlony’s Defence of Delhi.—Our Victories at Ferruckabad and Deeg 389-394 James Grant

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Chapter LXXV. The Four Fatal Assaults on Bhurtpore.—Ameer Khan.—End of the Blockade 394-401 James Grant

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Chapter LXXVI. Cornwallis again Governor-General.—His Death and Tomb 401-405 James Grant

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Chapter LXXVII. Treaty with Scindia.—Pursuit of Holkar.—Tragic End of Sirjee Rao.—The Mutiny at Vellore 405-411 James Grant

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Chapter LXXVIII. The Earl of Minto Governor-General—Tragic Story of Lakshman the Robber.—Comonah Expedition—Ameer Khan and Other Robber Chiefs 411-417 James Grant

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Chapter LXXIX. Naval Affairs in the Indian Seas 1807 to 1809 417-422 James Grant

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Chapter LXXX. Capture of Kallinger.—“The Irish Kajah.”—Treaty with Runjeet Sing.—The Embassy to Cabul 422-427 James Grant

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Chapter LXXXI. The Embassifs to Persia and Scinde 1809.—Fighting in Travancore 428-431 James Grant

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Chapter LXXXII. The Dissensions at Madras.—Mutiny of the Army.—Its Causes and Conclusion 431-436 James Grant

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Chapter LXXXIII. Capture of Goa Macao Isle of France.—The Moluccas 436-440 James Grant

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Chapter LXXXIV. Conquest of Java and its Dependences 440-447 James Grant

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Chapter LXXXV. The Muchs.—The Nepaulese and Ghoorkas.—Death of the Earl of Minto 447-449 James Grant

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Chapter LXXXVI. The Earl of Moira Governor-General.—The Nepaulese War 450-456 James Grant

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Chapter LXXXVII. War with the Choorkas.—Valour and Success of Ochterlony.—Operations of General Wood.—Conquest of Kumaon and Gurwhal Etc. 456-461 James Grant

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Chapter LXXXVIII. The Heights of Maloun Captured.—The Second Campaign in Nepalil Under Ochterlony.—Its Victorious Conclusion 461-470 James Grant

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Chapter LXXXIX. Intrigues of the Ghoorkas.—Cutch Subdued.—Opposition of the Hindoos to Taxation.—The Siege of Hatrass and Flight of Dyaram 470-476 James Grant

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Chapter XC. The Pindarees and what Led to a War with Them 476-482 James Grant

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Chapter XCI. Detail of the Armies of Hindostan and the Deccan.—Scindia’s Treaty and Contingent.—Mountstuart Elphinstone and the Peishwa Etc. 482-488 James Grant

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Chapter XCII. The Battle of Kirkee.—Revolt of Apa Sahib.—The Battles of the Seetabuldee Hills and Nagpore.—Combat of Jubulpore Etc. 488-497 James Grant

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Chapter XCIII. Battle of Maheidpore.—Cholera Morbus.—Legend Concerning it.—Progress of the Pindaree War 498-506 James Grant

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Chapter XCIV. The Battle of Koreigaum.—Continued Flight of the Peishwa Etc. 506-514 James Grant

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Chapter XCV. Capture of Chanda and Riaghur.—The Killedar of Talnere 514-519 James Grant

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Chapter XCVI. Operations in Candeish.—Fall of Malligaumi.—Apa Sahib Made Prisoner But Escapes.— Surrender of the Last Peishwa of the Mahrattas Etc. 520-526 James Grant

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Chapter XCVII. Of the Bheels and Gonds. Etc.—APA Sahid Again in Arms.—His Flight. 527-531 James Grant

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Chapter XCVIII. Preparations Against Aseerghur.—Its Siege and Capture.—Close of the War and its Results 531-536 James Grant

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Chapter XCIX. British Rule in Central India.—The Kandyan War and Conquest of Ceylon 537-544 James Grant

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Chapter C. The Affairs of Cutch.—Quarrel with the Ameers of Scinde.—Insurrection in Goojerat.—Affairs of Oude and the Deccan.—Case of Palmer and Co. 544-550 James Grant

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Chapter CI. The Pirates of the Gulf.—Their Origin and Progress.—End of Lord Hastings Administration 550-557 James Grant

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Chapter CII. George Canning Appointed Governor-General Resigns; Lord Amherst Appointed.—Sir. John Adanis in the Intirim Conducts the Administration Etc. 557-564 James Grant

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Chapter CIII. The First Burmese War.—Capture of Rangoon.—The European Prisoners.—Morality among the Troops Etc. 564-572 James Grant

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Chapter CIV. The War with Burmah.—Attack on the Great Pagoda at Rangoon.—Operations in Assam Arracan Etc. 572-576 James Grant

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