Indian quiver and arrows. This quiver was a trophy from the Battle of Seringapatam on 4 May 1799, the culmination of a campaign against Tipu Sultan of Mysore in Southern India. It was presented to George III by Richard, Earl of Mornington, Governor General of India, in 1800. Supposedly taken from the bedroom of Tipu Sultan. The Royal Collection.
Lord Cornwallis led the British army to Yorktown, where the final battle of the Revolutionary war was staged. They were trapped by the French Fleet and by Washington's army. Cornwallis was cornered into surrendering, marking the victory of the Continental Army.
Talking to Rajagopalachari who would succeed my grandfather as Governor General of India (dare you to pronounce his name)
imla 1899 - H.H.Maharaja Rajinder Singh, Col. Chanda Singh Dhillon , Col. Sewa Singh after having been awarded the medal and bar of the Tirah campaign by Lord Curzon ,the Governor General of India.photo coutesy - Sukhmanee Dhillon Mangat (Great grand daughter of Gen.Chanda Singh Dhillon)By Rohit Sonkiya
governor general of india (1833–58) governor general of india list year-wise :—– Lord W. Bentick (1833–35): First Governor-General of India. Macaulay’s minutes on education were accepted declaring that English should be the official language of India. Abolished provincial courts of appeal and circuit set up by Cornwallis, appointment of Commissioners of revenue and circuit. Wars: …