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The Cyclopedia of India Volume 1; Biographical, Historical, Administrative, Commercial (Paperback) Loot Price: R735
Discovery Miles 7 350
The Cyclopedia of India Volume 1; Biographical, Historical, Administrative, Commercial (Paperback): Books Group
The Cyclopedia of India Volume 1; Biographical, Historical, Administrative, Commercial (Paperback): Books Group

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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. 1907 Excerpt: ...with a view to studying the methods employed in the U. S. A. Mints. The Government has recently found full employment for Colonel Porter's abilities in connection with the new bronze and nickel coinage, a bill for the introduction of which has recently become law, and in the introduction of electricity into the Calcutta Mint. 'The Hon'ble Mr. LESLIE ALEXANDER SELIM PORTER. M.a., Ll.d., i.c.s., Commissioner of was educated at the Royal Academical Institution and Queen's College, Belfast. He passed the competitive examination and was appointed to the Indian Civil Service in 1874, and arrived in India in the year 1876. His first service was in the then North-West Provinces, where he held, in succession, the posts of Assistant Collector and Magistrate, Assistant Secretary to Government, Joint Magistrate, and Settlement Officer. In the year 1891 he officiated as Deputv Secretary and as Secretary to the Government of India in the Legislative Department. In November 1891 he was appointed Secretary to the Deccan Agriculturists' Relief Commission. In September 1892 he became a Deputy Commissioner, and in February 1894 a Magistrate and Collector. He acted as Commissioner in 1898, and was made sutstantive as Commissioner in 1901. In 1903, Mr. Porter was appointed as Acting Chief Secretary to the Government of the United Provinces of Agra and Oudh, and became a Member of the Viceroy's Legislative Council in October 1904. He is also a Member of the Indian Peoples' Famine Trust. As Commissioner of Lucknow he is ex-officio one of the Governors of the Martiniere College, President of the Managing Committee of the Canning College, and of the Colvin Talukdnrs' School in that city. Mr. NEVILLE GEORGE P RIESTLEY (Lieutenant-Colonel, Simla Volunteer Rifles), Agent, South Indian...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: Books Group
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 15mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 280
ISBN-13: 978-1-236-14390-7
Barcode: 9781236143907
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-236-14390-6

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