Banda and Kirwee Booty Volume 6

 
9781230107936: Banda and Kirwee Booty Volume 6

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1865 edition. Excerpt: ...the political consequences of the measure will begin to develop themselves. 5. The Lieutenant-Governor, not being himself in political relations with Rewah, has no other knowledge of the state of feeling in that country than he has derived from frequent private correspondence with the agent, and from several personal interviews with Lieutenant-Colonel Hinde, the ofiicer who was appointed to take charge of the Rewah levies expected to be raised. The Supreme Government, therefore, he is aware, must be much better informed generally on this subject than he can be. But he has received, yesterday and to-day, private letters from Captain Osborne which, as they bear directly, and very strongly upon the question of the withdrawal of the brigade, thou h written when the agent had not the least expectation of such an event; he thinks it his duty to communicate in substance without delay to the Governor-General in Council. 6. On the 18th October, Captain Osborne writes from Rewah thus: " I am in great hopes that everything will be put quiet here without recourse to arms, as any conflict would interrupt our dak communications. The presence of the force in possession of the ghaut has had a most beneficial effect; but at resent any retrogade movement will be ruination, as it would be attributed to fear. " The troops will not meet with any opposition on their march through the territory." ' On the 19th October, the same officer writes thus:--" Things here are far from right, but rebel sirdars are gone ofl' to Saha, west of Mungaba. I think they will try to seize the Kusowta District, belonging to Bunspottee Sing in Allahabad District. I have sent notice to Chester to be on the look out for them. All the Bundela chiefs are...

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