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NOX LIBRAS NEW YORK

CONTENTS OF VOL. VIII.

ADMINISTRATION OF MARQUESS WELLESLEY, AND FIRST APPEARANCE OF

WELLINGTON IN INDIA,

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1. Birth of Wellington and Marquess Wellesley,

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2. Illustrious men then rising into manhood in England and France,

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3. Wellington's education and first military services,

3

4. His talents are distinguished during the retreat from Flanders,

5. Excellent effect of this campaign on his mind, .

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6. Colonel Wellesley sent to India, and first entry on command there,

5

7. His character as a public man,

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8. His military character,

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9. Great difficulties with which he had to contend in that capacity,

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10. Admirable ability and skill with which he overcame them,

ib.

11. Character of Marquess Wellesley,

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12. Character of his Indian administration,

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13. Statesmanlike wisdom by which it was characterised,

14

14. Character of Lord Melville,

15

15. His great abilities and vast information on Indian affairs,

16

16. Lord Wellesley's first objects of policy, and early perception of the neces-

sity of war,

17

17. He is unable, from financial and military difficulties, to commence imme-

diate hostilities,

18

18. Rapid effect of Lord Wellesley's administration in improving affairs, 19

19. Successful reduction of the French subsidiary forces at Hyderabad,

21

20. Its great effects in India,

22

21. Wellesley collects an army for the attack of Mysore,

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22. Tippoo's means of defence,

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23. Progress of General Harris's army,

25

24. Investment of Seringapatam,

26

25. Commencement of the siege, and able preliminary movement of General

Harris,

27

26. A nocturnal attack under Colonel Wellesley is repulsed,

28

27. Assault of Seringapatam,

29

28. Desperate defence of the mosque,

31

29. Death of Tippoo, and his character,

32

30. Immense importance of the blow thus struck,

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31. Appointment of Colonel Wellesley as governor of Seringapatam,

34

32. Judicious arrangements consequent on the fall of Mysore,

35

33. Rise and power of Doondiah Waugh,

37

34. His pursuit and overthrow by Colonel Wellesley,

38

35. Alliances with the Nizam and the Rajah of Tanjore,

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36. And with the Imaum of Muscat and the King of Persia,

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37. Expedition under Sir David Baird from India to Egypt,

ib.

38. Great acquisition of territory from the Vizier of Oude, .

42

39. Assumption of the government of the Carnatic, .

40. Causes of the rupture with the Mahrattas,

41. Character and situation of the Rajah of Berar, and of Scindiah,.

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42. And of Holkar,

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43. Reasons for a Mahratta war. Perron's French force,

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44. The Peishwa at length joins the British alliance,

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45. Collection of forces, and delivery of Poonah by Colonel Wellesley,

50

46. Negotiations with Scindiah and the Rajah of Berar,

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47. War is at length declared,

52

48. Early history of Lord Lake,

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49. His character,

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50. Lord Wellesley's plan of operations,

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51. Defeat of Perron's force, and storming of Allighur,

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52. Battle of Delhi,

ib.

Lord Lake's strong opinion of the necessity of European troops in India, note, 57

53. Alliance with the Mogul emperor, and surrender of the French chiefs, 58

54. Battle and fall of Agra,

59

55. Battle of Laswaree,

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Humane conduct of the British troops,

56. Desperate action which ensued,

61

57. Final victory of the English,

62

58. Conquest of the Cuttack,

63

59. Operations in the Deccan under General Wellesley,

64

60. Movements which led to the battle of Assaye,

65

61. Danger of the British,

66

62. Battle of Assaye,

67

63. Imminent danger and ultimate victory of the English,

68

64. Results of the battle,

ib.

65. Operations after the battle of Assaye,

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66. Battle of Argaum,

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67. Siege and capture of Gawilghur,

71

68. These disasters compel the confederates to sue for peace. Its terms, 72

69. Pecuniary embarrassments of the government on the conclusion of the war, 73

70. Negotiations and rupture with Holkar,

71. Commencement of the war with Holkar. Its arduous character,

75

72. Holkar's strength and its causes. Defeat and capture of Mohammed Beg

Khan,

76

73. Plan of the campaign against Holkar. Its errors and early disasters,

74. Holkar’s able conduct. Defeat of Colonel Fawcett in Bundelcund,

78

75. Advance of Colonel Monson's division,

79

76. His disasters and defeat,

80

Desperate action on the Bapnas river,

81

77. Dreadful disasters of the close of the retreat,

82

78. Alarming fermentation through the whole of India,

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79. Generous conduct and able resolutions of Lord Wellesley and Lord Lake, ib.

80. Advance of Holkar to Delhi,

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81. His repulse and retreat,

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82. Battle of Dieg,

ib.

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