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MORTON, [Boyce William Dunlop], Lieut.-General.

Some Indian Experiences.

Cheltenham, Harvey & Healing, 1913 Stock Code: 140373
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Notes

First edition. Morton joined the 30th Bengal Infantry in 1848 in the aftermath of Chillianwala and served in India until the 1890s. He was mentioned in despatches for the Cossyah and Jyntiah Hills Campaign, 1861-3 and from 1864 to 1884 was in civil employ acting as Deputy Commissioner in seven districts successively, including Darjeeling, 1867-73. Slight and chatty, but also scarce and engaging. Not in Riddick.

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Description

Octavo. Original grey cloth, titles to spine and front board in dark blue.

Condition

Contemporary ownership signature on front free endpaper. Cloth lightly soiled and rubbed, spine ends reinforced, slight spotting to text block. A very good copy.

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