East India Company. Army, Commission appointing John Crossdill as Captain of Artillery in the Army of the East India Company, 1801
Commission appointing John Crossdill as Captain of Artillery in the Army of the East India Company.
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- 1 sheet ( page) ; 30 x 39 cm
- Rare Books and ManuscriptsFolio A 2012 46aYale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon FundAccessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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- John Crosdill (1772 or 1773-1849) retired in 1821 with the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel in the Madras Artillery. He was first appointed in 1788. Crosdill served in the Anglo-Maratha Wars, at the Battle of Sitabuldi, and the capture of Nagpur, 1817. See: Wheeler, S. Annals of the Oriental Club, 1925.
Printed form, completed in manuscript (pen and black ink).
With the seal of George III, and a stamp of one pound ten shillings (on blue paper).
Signed by: Edward Clive as Govenor of Madras; Major-General James Stuart, as Commander-in-Chief of Madras; and William Petrie, as acting Governor of Fort St. George.
- Subject Terms:
- Crosdill, John, 1772 or 1773-1849.East India Company. Army -- Officers.East India Company. Army. Madras Artillery.
- Military commissions -- Great Britain.
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