Results 1 – 16 of 24 by James Grant Duff and David Capen History of the Marathas. Translated from the English Original of Grant Duff by David Capon. James Grant Duff (8 July – 23 September ) was a British soldier and historian from Pratap Singh the Rajah was rescued from his captivity by the Maratha Peshwa, after the Battle notices are taken; James Grant Duff, History of the Mahrattas, 4 vols; Burke’s Landed Gentry; Aitcheson, Indian Treaties, volume iv. Volume: 3; Author: James Grant Duff; Category: Asia; Length: Pages; Year:

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Books by James Grant Duff. Amit Yerunkar marked it as to-read Jun 26, Rajani marked it as to-read Nov 18, Lists with This Book. Elphinstone a little before midnight of the 28th, and for a moment it became a question, whether self-defence, under all circumstances, did not require that the attack should be anticipated.

Ram rated it really liked it Jun 15, Nilanjana Mukhopadhyay added it Apr 05, A must read if you are history buff and want to know what was happening in India during Mughal rule.

Aniket marked it as to-read Sep 06, Avinash Dubal marked it as to-read Jul 12, After five years the anxiety and toil broke down his health, and he retired to Scotland, where he occupied himself in completing A History of the Mahrattasthe materials for which he had long been collecting with great diligence and under peculiarly favorable opportunities, through his access to state papers, family and temple archives, and his personal acquaintance with the Mahratta chiefs.

Orders were at the same time issued to the governments of Madras and Bombay, and to the resident at Hyderabad, confirming the requisitions of Colonel Close for the assemblage of troops. The arrangements which he prescribed both for the etiquette of the Durbar and for the management of the revenue remained as he left them for many years. Page – October, their ffuns were yoked, their horses saddled, and their infantry in readiness.


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By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. No trivia or quizzes yet. Popular passages Page 94 – Sindia, though much of his success is attributable to a combination of circumstances ; he was a man of great political sagacity, and of considerable genius ; of deep artifice, of restless ambition, and of implacable revenge. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

In Duff participated as an ensign in the storming of Maliaha fortified stronghold of freebooterswhere he displayed bravery. Mahadajee Sindias death an event of great political importance. An armistice had taken place for two days, the hostages had already arrived in the English camp, upwards of one Nikhil Upadhye marked it as to-read May 07, The infantry met with no interruption ; but after marching about twelve miles, a report reached them, that at a considerable distance in their rear Lieutenant Lucan’s cavalry had been attacked by the whole of that of Holkar.

Dukale marked it as to-read Feb 24, History of the Mahrattas Full view – Page – Rao reminded him of the insolence, violence, and cruelty which he and his servants had used, in numberless instances, towards the servants and subjects of his government, in the city, and even in his own palace ; he declared that ” the contempt and disrespect thus shown towards his person and authority he could bear no longer, and therefore ordered Sindhia to remove to Jamgaon.

About he succeeded to the estate at Eden, and taking the additional name of Duff settled there, improving the property.


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Bipin Satam marked it as to-read Mar 16, Navin Narendra marked it as to-read Dec 01, Page – October, he deliberately threw himself from a terrace in his palace, fractured two of his limbs, and was much wounded by the tube of a fountain on which he fell. His instructions are contained in a letter of Elphinstone’s, dated 8 Apriland his remuneration was fixed at rupees per month, with allowances of rupees per month, which was in addition to an office establishment.

Ghanshyam Holkar rated it did not like it Jan 17, Prahlad added it Mar 19, For those desparate to read it I can do a pdf on special demand Page – CHAP. Differences with Hyderabad revived Bajee Rao summons.

At an unusually early age [ when? Duff was to become a civil servant of the East India Companybut being impatient at the prospect of delay in obtaining a post he accepted a cadetship in and sailed for Bombay.

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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Page – and with him,” says Colonel Palmer, ” has departed all the wisdom and moderation of the Mahratta government.

It was an hour of anxiety: Return to Book Page. Neela Khandge marked it as to-read Feb 02, Andrew Bernier marked it as to-read Apr 02, Note that volume 2 and volume 3 are to be read after this. While still a lieutenant he attracted the attention of Mountstuart Elphinstonethen Company resident of Poonaand became, along with Henry Pottingerhis ny and devoted friend.

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