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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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. Other editions – View all History of the Mahrattas Full view – BanffAberdeenshireScotland.
Great to have it as it is out of print. 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. Duff was to become a civil servant of the East India Company ny, but being impatient at the prospect of delay in fuff a post he accepted a cadetship in and sailed for Bombay. Ram marked it as to-read Nov 01, Rajani marked it as to-read Nov 18, Prasad Chavan marked it as to-read Aug 11, Navin Narendra marked it as to-read Dec 01, Thanks for telling maratnas about the problem.
Makarand Amondikar marked it as to-read Jan 13, Account Options Sign in. In his wife Jane Catharine Ainslie only daughter of Sir Whitelaw Ainsliean eminent physician and author of the Materia Medica Indicawhom he married insucceeded to an estate in Fife belonging to her mother’s family, whereupon he took the grantt name of Cuninghame.
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Vivek Nayak marked it as to-read Jul 20, Page – CHAP. Pratap Singh the Rajah was rescued from his captivity by the Maratha Peshwaafter the Battle of Ashteh in Februaryand restored to the throne under Grant’s tutelage.
Prahlad added it Mar 19, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Mahadajee Sindias death an event of great political importance. Nikhil Upadhye marked it as to-read May 07, The infantry then moved off, the cavalry being left on the ground with orders to follow in half an hour, and to send Colonel Monson the earliest intelligence of Holkar’s motions.
Mihir marked it as to-read Jun 24, Sandip marked it as to-read Nov 07, Mahesh Andar rated it really liked it Jan 15, Sandeep Patil marked it as to-read Jan 31, With a high opinion of his personal address, he generally failed where he attempted to exercise it ; and, in ebullitions of anger, to which he was prone, he frequently exposed what he most wished to conceal.
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Retrieved from ” https: Refresh and try again. About James Grant Duff. 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.
After completing the cadet training in Bombay, he pf the Bombay Grenadiers [ when? Note that volume 2 and volume 3 are to be read after this. Just a moment while we sign you or to your Goodreads account. Mqrathas 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 o 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.
His father having died abouthis mother moved to Aberdeen, where he went to school, and to the Marischal College. Andrew Bernier marked it as to-read Apr 02, To be linked with Vols 1 and Duff died on 23 Septemberleaving a daughter and two sons, of whom the elder, Mountstuart Elphinstone Grant GyM.
Differences with Hyderabad revived Bajee Rao summons. Zubaria Ali marked it as to-read May 10, Want to Read saving…. Views Read Edit View history.
At an unusually early age [ when? The Peishwa, quitting Raigurh, proceeded to Mhar, whence he Bhagyashree Nimbalkar marked it as to-read Jun 05, Ghanshyam Holkar rated it did not like it Jan 17, Bistory pages Title Page.
Books by James Grant Duff. This intelligence was brought to Mr. Ajaygambhire marked it as to-read Dec 23, Avinash Dubal marked it as to-read Jul 12, His principal defects originated in the want of personal courage, and in an ambition not always restrained by principle. For those desparate to read it I can do a pdf on special demand About he succeeded to the estate at Eden, and taking the additional name of Duff settled there, improving the property.