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 – Wikipedia
Navin Narendra marked it as to-read Dec 01, 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.
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.
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. His principal defects originated in the want of personal courage, and in an ihstory not always restrained by principle. Page – Rao reminded him of the insolence, marwthas, 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.
A History of the Mahrattas
An armistice had taken place for two days, the hostages had already arrived in the English camp, upwards of one Want to Read saving…. Vivek Nayak marked it as to-read Jul 20, Great to have it as it is out of print. Page – and with him,” says Colonel Palmer, ” has departed all the wisdom and moderation of the Mahratta government. Gaurav more added it Jul 14, His father having died abouthis mother moved to Aberdeen, where he went to school, and to the Marischal College.
Duff died on 23 Septemberleaving a daughter and two sons, of whom the elder, Mountstuart Elphinstone Grant DuffM.
A History of the MahrattasVolume 3. Bipin Satam marked it as to-read Mar 16, Refresh and try again. Ram rated it really liked it Jun 15, In Duff participated as an ensign in the storming of Maliaha fortified stronghold of ifwhere he displayed bravery.
Prahlad added it Mar 19, Avinash Dubal marked it as to-read Jul 12, To be linked with Vols 1 and Views Read Edit View history. In the latter unhappy years of his life, on the testimony maratnas English as well hisrory Mahratta authority, he is 1 entitled to the high praise of having acted with I the feelings and sincerity of a patriot. This page was last edited on 24 Julyat Lists with This Book.
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A History Of The Mahrattas
Grant carefully impressed upon the rajah that any intercourse with other princes, except such as the treaty provided for, would be punished with annexation of his territory, and trained him so successfully in the habits of business that Pratap Singh, having improved greatly under his care,  was made direct ruler of Satara in ; but under Grant’s successor, General Briggshis behaviour was unsatisfactory.
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The infantry met with no interruption ; but after marching about twelve miles, a report reached them, that at a ihstory distance in their rear Lieutenant Lucan’s cavalry had historry attacked by the whole of that of Holkar. Dduff 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.