a letter to sir james davidson gordon

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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. Excerpt from book: Section 3ADVERTISEMENT. I have said at page 52 of this Letter that the sequestration of Mysore in 1832 was " unwarranted". That the sequestration of the State was not warranted, either from the subsidy being in arrears or in jeopardy, or by any other provision in the Treaty, or by the exigencies of the time, I shall prove clearly in SOME WORDS AND WORK OF GENERAL JOHN BRIGGS, which I hope to publish before the end of the year. I shall, also, show why, in the interests of the Empire, these facts ought to be understood and appreciated. A LETTER TO H. M. DURAND, Esq., C.S.I., MAJOE EVANS BELL. Section 4A LETTER TO H. M. DURAND, Esq., C.S.I., OF THE BENGAL CIVIL SERVICE, BAKRISTER-AT-LAW ; MAJOR EVANS BELL, LATE OF THE MADRAS STAFF CORPS ; AUTHOR 0» "lAST COUSSBLS OF AX UNKNOWN COUMSELLOK", "THR OXUS AND THE INDUS " KKT1IOSPECTS AND PltOSI'ECTS OF INDIAN rOLICl", ETC. LONDON: CHATTO AND WINDUS, PICCADILLY. 1884. textit{Price 'I'uo SJiilfini s. LONDOW : WHITIWG AND CO., LIMITED, SABDJMIA STREET, LI1TCOLNS-INN-FIELD8 Section 5NOTICE. I WISH to explain, in as few words as possible, that although the publication of this Letter is forced upon me by a personal attack, it is not merely to a personal controversy, or to a private grievance, that I ask public attention. I claim to represent the interests of the Empire in opposition to Mr. H. M. Durand, who champions the interests of a family, a class, and a profession. A Prince of the Empire, marked out by the Imperial Government in 1858 as one of the intended recipients of " honorary distinctions" and " territorial grants", in reward for services rendered during the rebellion, has received no reward at all, and has, on the contrary, been treated with contumely and calumny. Against this treatment he has contin...
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