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Memoirs of Major-General Sir Henry Havelock, K. C. B. (Paperback) Loot Price: R425
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Memoirs of Major-General Sir Henry Havelock, K. C. B. (Paperback): John Clark Marshman
Memoirs of Major-General Sir Henry Havelock, K. C. B. (Paperback): John Clark Marshman

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Memoirs of Major-General Sir Henry Havelock, K. C. B. (Paperback)

John Clark Marshman

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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. 1860 Excerpt: ...my congratulations, and give me credit for the sincerity and warmth of the affection which urges me this day to pray for your temporal and eternal blessedness, and points to you as the foundation of my best recollections and hopes." On the expiration of Sir William Gomm's term of service as Commander-in-Chief, General Anson was appointed his successor. The Governor-General, having determined that the Commander-in-Chief should hence-to clcutta--lii. forth remain at Calcutta, instead of proceeding to the north-west provinces, and Simla, all the establishments at head-quarters were directed to move down to Calcutta, to await General Anson's arrival. On the 29th of January, 1850, Havelock writes from Delhi: "Here we are, on our way to the City of Palaces. I only wait to see my ponderous Q office establishment fairly started by bullock train, to be off myself in the somewhat lighter carriage, which may carry me in six days to General Anson's antechamber. He was sworn in, I hear, on the 24th instant." Havelock reached Calcutta in the beginning of February, and found his new chief a man of the most active habits and untiring industry; but "since he came here he has been so exhausted by supreme and legislative council work, as to have scarcely time or strength to glance at the discipline and wants of my poor regiments...". On his route he wrote to Mrs. Havelock's sister, Mrs. Brandis, who was on her way to Burmah, --Dr. Brandis having been appointed superintendent of forests: --"So you are by this time on your way to the Shwey-dagon pagoda, which for many months was the first object I gazed upon on arising in the morning. You must let me know how you like Eangoon, and your husband, his new, and I should say, interesting appointment. I do...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: John Clark Marshman
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 9mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 166
ISBN-13: 978-1-151-13851-4
Barcode: 9781151138514
Categories: Promotions
Books > Humanities > History
Books > Humanities > History > General
Books > History > General
LSN: 1-151-13851-7

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