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Results 1 – 16 of 24 by James Grant Duff and David Capen History of the Marathas. Translated from the English Original of Grant Duff by David Capon. James Grant Duff (8 July – 23 September ) was a British soldier and historian from Pratap Singh the Rajah was rescued from his captivity by the Maratha Peshwa, after the Battle notices are taken; James Grant Duff, History of the Mahrattas, 4 vols; Burke’s Landed Gentry; Aitcheson, Indian Treaties, volume iv. Volume: 3; Author: James Grant Duff; Category: Asia; Length: Pages; Year:

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Mihir marked it as to-read Jun 24, While still a lieutenant he attracted the attention of Mountstuart Elphinstonethen Company resident of Poonaand duff, along with Henry Pottingerhis assistant and devoted friend. Bipin Satam marked it as to-read Mar 16, Sandip marked it as to-read Nov 07, Thanks for telling us about the problem.

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Orders were at the same time issued to the governments of Madras and Bombay, and to the resident at Hyderabad, confirming the requisitions of Colonel Close for the assemblage of troops. The Peishwa, quitting Raigurh, proceeded to Mhar, whence he Ghanshyam Holkar rated it did not like it Jan 17, His father having died abouthis mother moved to Aberdeen, where he went to school, and to the Marischal College. Refresh and try again.

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The infantry then moved off, the cavalry being left on the ground with orders to follow in half an hour, and to send Colonel Monson the earliest intelligence of Holkar’s motions. By treaty of 25 SeptemberGrant was to administer the country in the Rajah’s name tilland then transfer it to him and his officers when they should prove fit for the task.


Page – Rao reminded him of the insolence, violence, and cruelty which he and his servants had used, in numberless instances, towards the servants and subjects of his government, in the city, and even in his own palace ; he declared that ” the contempt and disrespect thus shown towards his person and authority he could bear no longer, and therefore ordered Sindhia to remove to Jamgaon. Duff died on 23 Septemberleaving a daughter and two sons, of whom the elder, Mountstuart Elphinstone Grant DuffM.

For those desparate to read it I can do a pdf on special demand Pratap Singh the Rajah was rescued from his captivity by the Maratha Peshwaafter the Battle of Ashteh in Februaryand restored hisotry the throne under Grant’s tutelage.

Ram marked it as to-read Nov 01, In Duff participated as an ensign in the storming of Maliaha fortified stronghold of freebooterswhere he displayed bravery. Open Preview See a Problem? mxrathas

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By proclamation dated 11 AprilElphinstone made full powers over to Grant for the arrangement of Satara’s affairs of state. At an unusually early age [ when? Prahlad added it Mar 19, There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

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Vaibhav marked it as to-read Sep 17, History of the Mahrattas Full view – By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. This page was last edited on 24 Julyat Avinash Dubal marked it as to-read Jul 12, The infantry met with no interruption ; but after marching about twelve miles, a report reached them, that at a considerable distance in their rear Lieutenant Lucan’s cavalry had been attacked by the whole of that of Holkar.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Mukesh Kumar marked it as to-read Mar 20, Goodreads helps maratas keep track of books you want to read. Page – October, he deliberately threw himself from a terrace in his palace, fractured two of his limbs, and was much wounded by the tube of a fountain on which he fell.

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In the vrant unhappy years of his life, on the testimony of English as well as Mahratta authority, he is 1 entitled to the high praise of having acted with I the feelings and sincerity of a patriot. Aniket marked it as to-read Sep 06, Popular passages Page 94 – Sindia, though much of his success is attributable to maratgas combination of circumstances ; he was a man of great political sagacity, and of considerable genius ; of deep artifice, of restless ambition, and of implacable revenge.

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