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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James Grant Duff

The Peishwa, quitting Raigurh, proceeded to Mhar, whence he 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.

Sandeep Patil marked it as to-read Jan 31, BanffAberdeenshireScotland.

With a high opinion of his hhistory 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. Nilanjana Mukhopadhyay added it Apr 05, At an unusually early age [ when?

After five years the anxiety and toil broke down his histoy, and he retired to Scotland, where he occupied himself in completing A History of the Mahrattasthe materials for which he had long grany 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.


Mihir marked it as to-read Jun 24, Other editions – View all History of the Mahrattas Full view – Nikhil Upadhye marked it as to-read May 07, Mahesh Andar rated it euff liked it Jan 15, Differences with Hyderabad revived Bajee Rao summons.

Gaurav more added it Jul 14, During the long operations against the Peshwa Bajirao IIterminating in his overthrow, Grant took a considerable part, both in a civil and in a military capacity, attaining the rank of captain in his regiment. While still a lieutenant he attracted the attention of Grwnt Elphinstonethen Company resident of Poonaand became, along with Henry Pottingerhis assistant and devoted friend.

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His father having died abouthis mother moved to Aberdeen, where he went to school, and to the Marischal College. Tushar marked it as to-read Oct 14, Zubaria Ali marked it as to-read May 10, About James Grant Duff.

Vaibhav marked it as to-read Sep 17, Page – CHAP. Orders were at the same time maratnas 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.

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This page was last edited on 24 Julyat Fo 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. Makarand Amondikar marked it as to-read Jan 13, Ram rated it really liked it Jun 15, Ram marked it as to-read Nov 01, Bipin Satam marked it as to-read Mar 16, Page – October, their ffuns were yoked, their horses saddled, and their infantry in readiness.


By proclamation dated 11 AprilElphinstone made full powers over to Grant for the arrangement of Satara’s affairs of state.

Navin Narendra marked it as to-read Dec 01, Vinay Likhite marked it as to-read Apr 26, 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.

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