Title Records of the Intelligence Department of the Government of the North West Provinces of India during the Mutiny of 1857, 2 Vols
Book Condition New
Jacket Condition New
Publisher New Delhi, India Asian Educational Services 2012
8120620526 / 9788120620520
Seller ID 102845
Including correspondence with the supreme government, Delhi, Cawnpore, and other places. Preserved by and now arranged under the superintendence of Sir William Muir, then in charge of the Intelligence department. Ed. by William Coldstream. This fascinating two volume set is selection of documents sent and received by the British authorities during the Mutiny of 1857. Edited by William Muir, who was the chief of the intelligence department during those times, these volumes shows the network and efficiency of their spies – both British and native, and give an event by event description of this under-layer of stealth that ran through the duration of the mutiny. The area covered by this book is the erstwhile province of North Western India, which includes Uttar Pradesh, Uttrakhand, parts of Madhya Pradesh, and the larger region of Delhi (including Meerut). There are records of messages exchanged during the siege of many forts, correspondence between officers on the move, exchanges with the principalities loyal to the British, reports of the Mutineers strength, conduct, and decisions, sent by native spies, etc. This set is a reprint of the 1902 edition.Printed Pages: 974.
Records of the Intelligence Department of the Government of the North West Provinces of India during the Mutiny of 1857, 2 Vols William Muir