Country Correspondence, Public Department, 1740-[1751] Volume 1

Country Correspondence, Public Department, 1740-[1751] Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ...and several other N oblemen in a Fight. Nabob N arsar Jung upon Information of this News was highly incensed against the Morattas and hastened his March to come up with them. He is now near Cuddapah and we believe he will punish them for their Outrages he having several Omarahs and N abobs and Polligars along with him. My Brother I am deeply concern'd for your unhappy Situation at Madrass because the Distance between that and Arcot is not very great and if the Morattas should in earnest think of beseiging your town (which God forbid) I can comfort myself very little by the Defence it would be able to make. I must therefore desire you to write me what has past there. The Morattas being acquainted with Narsar J ungs design against them returned from Arcot and are come as far as Pulur where they have received a Message from N arsar Jung at his Camp near Cuddapah demanding their Reasons for killing Nabob Alley Doast Cawn and-destroying the Province of Arcot, since his Orders went no further than to take Possession of it; to which the Morattas answerd that the Charge laid to them was true and that Narsar Jung might do as he pleased with them. Narsar Jung has got about 125,000 Horse with him, whereof he has detached 10,000 under the Command of Nabob Amen Cawn to seize the Passes lead8 to the Kingdom of Mysore; the rest of his Army he has divided into four Parts, and sent them to secure the Possession of Several other Passes by which means the Morattas will not have it their Power to make their Escape, and you may be assured of it he will make great Slaughter of them before he arrives at Arcot. Our Nabob has been pleased to mention you three or four times to me and.asked me the reason of your not returning to him again. He has now sent you...show more

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  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 77g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236909593
  • 9781236909596