Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8782/I/12
Scope and Contents
Discusses his own illness; a shortage of suitable native recruits: 'the root of the evil is the position of the sepoy has not kept pace with the relative advantages to be obtained in other employments ... on the other hand the duties expected of the sepoy have considerably increased of late years'; Afghan affairs: 'My hope however still is that terms may be come to without the troops having to go to Cabool - and I believe that our interests, present and future, will be best complimented by...
17 Apr 1879
Conditions Governing Access:
From the Fonds:
Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).