The History of the Sikhs: Containing the Lives of the Gooroos; the History of the Independent Sirdars, Or Missuls, and the Life of the Great Founder of the Sikh Monarchy, Maharajah Runjeet Singh, Volume 2
J. Madden, 1846
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The History of the Sikhs: Containing the Lives of the Gooroos, the ..., Volume 2
William Lewis M'Gregor
Affichage d'extraits - 1970
The History of the Sikhs, Vol. 1: Containing the Lives of the Gooroos; The ...
W. L. M'Gregor
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Page 244 - Singh acknowledges the supremacy of the British Government, and will, in token of such supremacy, present annually to the British Government one horse, twelve perfect shawl goats of approved breed (six male, and six female), and three pairs of Kashmir shawls.
Page 71 - Sikh army that they had met with a foe they little expected ; and their whole force was driven from position after position with great slaughter, and the loss of seventeen pieces of artillery, some of them of heavy calibre; our infantry using that neverfailing weapon, the bayonet, whenever the enemy stood. Night only saved them from worse disaster, for this stout conflict was maintained during an hour and a half of dim starlight, amidst a cloud of dust from the sandy plain, which yet more obscured...
Page 229 - Sir Henry Hardinge, GCB, one of Her Britannic Majesty's most Honourable Privy Council, Governor-General, appointed by the Honourable Company to direct and control all their affairs in the East Indies, and by Maharaja Gulab Singh in person.
Page 159 - ... were drowned in attempting the perilous passage. Their awful slaughter, confusion, and dismay were such as would have excited compassion in the hearts of their generous conquerors, if the Khalsa troops had not, in the earlier part of the action, sullied their gallantry by slaughtering and barbarously mangling every wounded soldier whom, in the vicissitudes of attack, the fortune of war left at their mercy.
Page 242 - Singh, and the heirs male of his body, all the hilly or mountainous country, with its dependencies, situated to the eastward of the river Indus, and westward of the river Ravi...
Page 70 - With praiseworthy gallantry, the 3d light dragoons, with the 2d brigade of cavalry, consisting of the body-guard and 5th light cavalry, with a portion of the 4th lancers, turned the left of the Sikh army, and, sweeping along the whole rear of its infantry and guns, silenced for a time the latter, and put their numerous cavalry to flight.
Page 229 - Maharajah of Lahore, on the left or British bank of the River Sutlej, were confiscated and annexed to the British Provinces; and since that time hostile operations have been prosecuted by the two Governments, the one against the other, which have resulted in the occupation of Lahore by the British troops; and Whereas it has been determined that, upon certain conditions, peace shall be reestablished between the two Governments, the following treaty of peace between the...
Page 243 - Singh engages never to take, or retain in his service any British subject, nor the subject of any European or American State, without the consent of the British Government.