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Book Description Paperback. Condition: New. 426 About the Book:- One of the earliest accounts written by an Englishman who visited Nepal in the year 1793. The substance of this book is the account kept by the author, who went to Nepal with the objective of effecting a negotiation between the Nepalese and the Chinese. The author traveled from Patna to Kathmandu via Murniary, Hettowra, Segouly. All along the way the route is meticulously described detailing the topography, the forests, the fauna, the produce. In Nepal he describes the natural surroundings, religion, customs and manners, historical background, systems of law, etc. The book has an appendix that lists the official papers and letters that were related to the authors mission to Nepal. This book is a reprint of the 1811 edition About the Author: - William Kirkpatrick was a British East India Company army officer and diplomat, known also as an orientalist. Kirkpatrick became a cadet in 1771, was appointed ensign in the Bengal infantry on 17th January 1773, lieutenant 9th April 1777, captain 3rd April 1781, and major 1st March 1794. He was Persian interpreter to Giles Stibbert, who was commander-in-chief in Bengal in 1777 9 and 1780 5, and prepared a Persian translation of the articles of war (printed 1782). Afterwards he was resident with Mahadji Scindia at Gwalior, and served on Lord Cornwallis's staff as Persian interpreter in the Third Anglo-Mysore War of 1790 1. In 1795 Kirkpatrick was appointed resident with the Nizam of Hyderabad, but in 1797 was invalided to the Cape, being replaced by his brother James Achilles Kirkpatrick. In Cape Town Kirkpatrick met Richard Wellesley, 1st Marquess Wellesley, who took him back to India with him as confidential military secretary. He was promoted lieutenant-colonel 12th native infantry in 1798, lieutenant-colonel commandant 8th native infantry in 1804, colonel 6th native infantry in 1808, major-general 4 June 1811. The Title 'An Account Of The Kingdom Of Nepaul Being The Substance Of Observations Made During A Mission To That Country In The Year 1793 written/authored/edited by Colonel Kirkpatrick', published in the year 2020. The ISBN 9788121230179 is assigned to the Paperback version of this title. This book has total of pp. 426 (Pages). The publisher of this title is Gyan Publishing House. This Book is in English. The subject of this book is . Size of the book is 13.34 x 21.59 cms Vol:- Language: English. Seller Inventory # PB1111004146782

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Book Description Paperback. Condition: New. About the Book:- One of the earliest accounts written by an Englishman who visited Nepal in the year 1793. The substance of this book is the account kept by the author, who went to Nepal with the objective of effecting a negotiation between the Nepalese and the Chinese. The author traveled from Patna to Kathmandu via Murniary, Hettowra, Segouly. All along the way the route is meticulously described detailing the topography, the forests, the fauna, the produce. In Nepal he describes the natural surroundings, religion, customs and manners, historical background, systems of law, etc. The book has an appendix that lists the official papers and letters that were related to the authors mission to Nepal. This book is a reprint of the 1811 edition About the Author: - William Kirkpatrick was a British East India Company army officer and diplomat, known also as an orientalist. Kirkpatrick became a cadet in 1771, was appointed ensign in the Bengal infantry on 17th January 1773, lieutenant 9th April 1777, captain 3rd April 1781, and major 1st March 1794. He was Persian interpreter to Giles Stibbert, who was commander-in-chief in Bengal in 1777?9 and 1780?5, and prepared a Persian translation of the articles of war (printed 1782). Afterwards he was resident with Mahadji Scindia at Gwalior, and served on Lord Cornwallis's staff as Persian interpreter in the Third Anglo-Mysore War of 1790?1. In 1795 Kirkpatrick was appointed resident with the Nizam of Hyderabad, but in 1797 was invalided to the Cape, being replaced by his brother James Achilles Kirkpatrick. In Cape Town Kirkpatrick met Richard Wellesley, 1st Marquess Wellesley, who took him back to India with him as confidential military secretary. He was promoted lieutenant-colonel 12th native infantry in 1798, lieutenant-colonel commandant 8th native infantry in 1804, colonel 6th native infantry in 1808, major-general 4 June 1811. The Title 'An Account Of The Kingdom Of Nepaul Being The Substance Of Observations Made During A Mission To That Country In The Year 1793 written/authored/edited by Colonel Kirkpatrick', published in the year 2020. The ISBN 9788121230179 is assigned to the Paperback version of this title. This book has total of pp. 426 (Pages). The publisher of this title is Gyan Publishing House. This Book is in English. The subject of this book is . Size of the book is 13.34 x 21.59 cms Vol:-. Seller Inventory # PB1111004146782

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