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MADRAS.
SIR BARTLE FRERE'S COPY
MADRAS. Papers relating to the Survey and Settlement  of the Chellumbrum and Manargoody Talooks of the South Arcot District, Madras, 1869
large folding map in front endpocket, 8vo, original cloth, printed label on upper cover, spine sunned, upper joint cracked, Signed in Pencil on the Title by Sir Bartle Frere, with his book plate,
Sir Bartle Frere made the first part of his career in India, overseeing and judging land settlements. As Chief Commissioner of Sind he conciliated with dispossesed Amirs, and opened up the land to public works od irrigation and drainage.
£250.00   

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