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THE

MODERN TRAVELLER.

POPULAR DESCRIPTION,
GEOGRAPHICAL, HISTORICAL, AND TOPOGRAPHICAL,

OF THE

VARIOUS COUNTRIES OF THE GLOBE.

INDIA.

VOL. III.

LONDON:

PRINTED FOR JAMES DUNCAN;
OLIVER AND BOYD, EDINBURGH; M. OGLE, GLASGOW;

AND R. M. TIMS, DUBLIN.

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WHILE these important transactions were taking place at Poonah and Nagpoor, so confounding to all who had either openly or secretly taken part in the hostile confederacy, the Pindarries had been completely driven out of their haunts in Malwah, by the three divisions under Brigadier-generals Malcolm, Adams, and Marshall; their lands being either taken possession of, or restored to the agents of Sindia and the Bhopaul Nabob. The durrahs of Kureem Khan and Wasil Mohammed, united about Seronje; and thence, invited by Sindia, took the route of Nya-Seraee, towards Gwalior. Cheetoo went off to the north-west, in hopes of support from Holkar, as well as from Jeswunt Rao Bhow, one of Sindia's commanders, stationed at Jawud. Lord Hastings's camp was then at Erich, * and he had

• Very soon after Lord Hastings had, by his advance to the Sindh, enforced the treaty of concert upon Sindia, his army was overtaken by “ a pestilence as violent and destructive as any recorded in the pages of history.” The source of this epidemic is matter of mere conjecture, although its progress was distinctly traced. It first appeared in the Gangetic Delta, about the commencement of the PART Y.

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