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
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- 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.
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).
- 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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