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OF

MAJOR-GENERAL

SIR WILLIAM NOTT, G.C.B.

COMMANDER OF THE ARMY OF CANDAHAR,
AND ENVOY AT THE COURT OF THE KING OF OUDE.

EDITED, AT THE REQUEST OF SIR WILLIAM NOTT'S DAUGHTERS, LETITIA NOTT AND

CHARLOTTE BOWER, FROM DOCUMENTS IN THEIR EXCLUSIVE POSSESSION,

By J. H. STOCQUELER, Esq.

AUTHOR OF

THE LIFE OF THE DUKE OF WELLINGTON,' THE 'HAND-BOOK OF BRITISH INDIA,'

&c. &c.

IN TWO VOLUMES.

VOL. I.

LONDON:
HURST AND BLACKETT, PUBLISHERS,

SUCCESSORS TO HENRY COLBURN,
13 GREAT MARLBOROUGH STREET.

1854.

PUBLI', i cili

30.1907

AETOR, ITO; TIL DEN!

LONDON:
PRINTED BY REYNELL ANI WEIGUT,

LITTLE PULTENEY STREET.

TO

THE SURVIVORS

OF

THE ARMY OF CAND AH A R,

The following Pages,

DESCRIPTIVE AT ONCE OF THEIR OWN DISCIPLINE

AND VALOUR, AND OF

THE SKILL, FIRMNESS, WISDOM, AND INTREPIDITY

OF THEIR DISTINGUISHED COMMANDER,

TO WHOM

(UNDER GOD'S BLESSING) WERE OWING THEIR

SAFETY IN GARRISON AND THEIR GLORY IN THE FIELD,

AT A MOST CRITICAL PERIOD OF BRITÉSÅ ÉJSTORY, .

are dedicated

BY THEIR MOST OBEDIENT: SERVANTA,

LETITIA NOTT,

CHARLOTTE BOWER.

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