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commencement of hostilities—battle with Capt.

Smith-death of Mr. Hopkins-Mr. Thomas's op-

ponents become more and more formidable

treacherous designs of his officers-multiplied diffi-

culties—Mr. Thomas is compelled to fly-reaches

Hansi—he capitulates-arrives at the British fron-

tier his death and character,

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MEMOIRS

OF

GEORGE THOMAS.

CHAPTER I. '

Introduction.—Mr. Thomas enters into the service of Appakandarow,Repairs to Delhi. - Account of the environs of that city.

TN the enlightened period of the nineteenth

century, when the world abounds in characters, as distinguished for their abilities, in every branch of scientific and useful knowledge, as eminent for their courage and other personal qualifications, it may afford matter for surprise, that an obfcure individual should merit the attention of the community. Yet, when it is considered that the singularity of

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