Papers of Mountstuart Elphinstone regarding the Commissariat; distribution of the forces; plan for reducing the auxiliary horses; notes on conversations with veils; drafts and letters to Francis Rawdon Hastings, 1st Marquess of Hastings and Sir Thomas Hislop with enclosures, and other papers about the war with the Peishwa

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  • Reference
      GB 59 Mss Eur F88/427
  • Alternative Id.
      (ark) ark:/81055/vdc_100000001006.0x0002e4
  • Dates of Creation
      1817-1818
  • Language of Material
      English Persian
  • Physical Description
      1 file 131 folios

Scope and Content

Includes items such as distribution returns on native and European troops, probable estimates on the political, civil and military expenses in the Deccan, lists of forts given up by the late Peishwa, and a statement of the commissariat with the Poona Force (commanded by General Lionel Smith). (Items in Persian are awaiting further investigation to determine their exact language)

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