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Well at Benares, 1908-01 - 1908-02

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 4/550

Scope and Contents

Well at Benares inside garden. My guide policeman said and insisted : 'this is well in which Warren Hastings hid himeself during the Mutiny. I have not yet found out what story he can have referred to and confused. In the garden within the wall were the quarters occupied in the autumn of 1781 by warren Hastings, First Governor General of Fort William in Bengal.' [? Fisher quoting inscription in garden].


  • Creation: 1908-01 - 1908-02


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Supplementary notes by Fisher. Refer to Fishers note on list.



Finding aid date

2002-08-16 10:01:34+00:00

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