High Court of Admiralty, and Ecclesiastical Courts Volume 1

High Court of Admiralty, and Ecclesiastical Courts Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1867 edition. Excerpt: ...of the fort, and to make possible the rakottah, Cu restoration in some degree of order in the district. (6) From jhansi. Saugor Sir H. Rose made an expedition against Garrakottah, a very strong fort in the neighbourhood to the south-east deemed (7) by the natives to be impregnable. However, on his approach, on the 10th February, the rebels evacuated the fort. On the 14th February, Sir Hugh Rose returned to Saugor, and on the 27th started en route for Jhansi. Jhansi had been mentioned in the original memorandum of Lord Clyde of the 18th of October as one of the objects of the Bombay column, and again in Lord Elphinstone's letters of the 4th and 6th of January. On the 24th of January the chief of the staff had written to Sir It. Hamilton: Sir Wm. Mansfield to Sir R. Hamilton. January 24th, 1858. When may we look to feel the influence of your march? We learn by the telegraph that you are bound for Jhansi. Your arrival at that point would not, 1 (1) I.--60. (2) IV.--27. (3) IV--65. (4) IV.--28. (5) IV.--37. (6) IV.--46. (7) IV.--48. 1866 presume, take place before the middle of March--very late for the commencement--of a siege. Sir Colin will be glad to learn if Jhansi is to be fairly tackled during Bmjda your present campaign. To us it will bo all-important. Until it takes place, Sir Booty. Colin's rear will always be inconvenienced, and he will be constantly obliged to look back over his shoulder, in the same manner as when he relieved Lucknow. The "stiff neck" this gives to a commander-in-chief, and the increased difficulty of his operations in consequence, you will understand. And on the 3rd February, Sir H. Kose Lad written to General Whitlock: My orders are to advance to Jhansi as speedily as possible, taking of course the forts, and subduing...show more

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  • Paperback | 148 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 277g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236656067
  • 9781236656063