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Head Quarters, Simla, 14th March 1838. -The Meerut divi. sion orders of the 24 and 5th intant, the former appointing Ist March to 15th November, to visit Simla, on medical certi
20th regiment native innutry. -Ensign C. R. Larkins, fram assistant surgeon A. Bryce, MD., of the 1st brigade of horse ficate. Artillery, to the medical charge of the detachment of convales cents proeeeding to Landour, and the latter directing bospital April to 30th September, 1o visit Mussoorie, on private affairs.
591 regiment natire infantry.-Ensign J. Gordon, from 30th apprentice A. W. Wallace, of Her Majesty's 3d buffs, to officiate as assistant steward with the detachment, are confirmed. das, from 17th February to 17th March, to remain at the presi
62d regiment native infantry.-Lieutenant Colonel T. Dun. The Meerut station order of the 5th instant, making the dency, on medical certificate following non-commissioned staff appointments for the detchment ,of convalescents proceeding to Landour, under the command of Captain Mudie, of Her Majesty's 16th foot, is confirmed.
Head Quarlers, Simla, 15th March 1838.-His Excellency the Sergeant Parkingson, of Her Majesty's 16th lancers, to be Ser. Commander in Chief, with the sanction of the Right Hon, the geant major.
Governor General, is pleased to grant to the wative army, the Sergeant Ruggles, of Her Majesty's 16th foot, to be prevost indulgence of leave of absevce, from the 1st proximo, under ibe sergeant.
following restric ions and limitations. Where circumstances may Corporal McLean, of the 20 company 5th battaliou of artillery, authorized, a report is to be made to head quarters.
prevent this indulgence from being granted to the full extent to be camp-culourman.
To the troops stationed in Assam, at D acca and Chittagong,
leave is granted to the extent of 4 native officers and 24 Den.com. Head Quarters, Simla, 15th March 1839,-Lieutenant Colonel roissioned officers per regiment, and 15 privates per troop or T. Worsley's appointment on the 4th ultimo, of assistant surgeon company, to cease on the ist January 1839. H. Bousiell, attached to the civil station of Mynpoorie, to afford Orders will hereafter be issued relative to the furlongh of the medical airt in the 28th regiment of patire infantry, is confirmed troops in Sylhet and belongin, to the Meywar field force.
The Arra garrison and station order of the 3d instant, diircting Corporal Tbomas Gowland, of the European regiment. to oficiate
To all other corps in the presidency division, except those as church clerk, during the absence, on leave, of pensioned Ser enumerated above, to corps in the Sangor division, in the valua geant Risett, is confirmed.
and Rajpootanah ford forces, and in the Sirhiid division, leave The Karnaul station order of the 7th instant, appointing arting
is granted to the sine number, lo cease on the 15th November
next. sergeant m jor Ryan, of the left wing 2d battalion of artillery, to act as Bazar Sergeant at that station, is confirmed as a tempo.
To hill corps stationed at Subathoo, Deyrah, ond Kenaoon, rary arrangement.
leave is to be granted to the same number, to cease on the 15tb December next
To the iroops of the line stationed in Kemason, leave is to be His Excellency the Commander in Chief is pleased to confirm granted to the same number, from the 15th October next to ibe the following appointments of non-commissioned officers to al 5th April 1839. detachment of artillery drafts proceeding towards Saugor, under the command of Brevet Captain H. N. Pepper, to bave effect
To the coris stationed in the Dinapore, Benares and Cawafrom the 12th of January last :
pore divisions at Allahabad, and in the Weerut division, (except Gunners Charles Callum of the Ist company 3d battalion, to be in: Komaoon) leave is grauted to 3 pative officers and 16 pon. acting serceant major ; William Bardin, of the 2d company 3a commisioned olieris per regiment, and la privates per troop battalion, to be provost sergeant; Willian Warrington and James or company, until the 15th October next. Scofield of the 2d troop Ist Brigade, to be acting sergeant ; Ed
Commanding officers will be careful that leave is granted wiih ward Porú and John Fancourt, of the 20 troop Ist Brigade, and strict regard to priority of clans, and will limit the time granted John Best, of the 1st company 3d battalion, to be acting Corporal
to individuals, with reference to the distance of their homes, and
the nature of thei business, so as to allow as fuil a participation The Commander in Chief is pleased to make the foll wing re.
as possible in the indulgence. inovals and postings of warrant officers of the ordnance commis.
Oficers and inen going on furlough, aic to be remanded of the sariat department :
penalties attached to the overstaying of their leave, as well as the Conductor D. Ross, from the Agra magzine to the Hansi necessity of giving notice to their regiments, is sickness should de
. depot, vice Carr, deceased,
The general orders of the 29th April 1810, containing precau. Conductors W. Gibson and J. Gower, from the Cawnpore to tionary directions to vative troops, when travelling to or from the Saugor magazine, vice Gale deceased, and Wheeler, who has their iegiments, is to be particularly explained to the officers obtained permission to retire from the service.
and men of every regiment, previous to their departure on leave. Sub.conductors R, Hunter, W. Cowan and A. McGregor, now at the arsenal, are posted, the former to the Agra and the orders of the 19th February 1837, regulating the mode of grant.
The attention of commanding officers is directed to general tw« laiter to the Cawnpore magzine.
ing tbe leave now authorized, as regards non-commissioued Ensign J. S. Bristow is, at his own request, removed from office s. the 6th to the 71st regiment of native infantry, as youngest of his rank.
Much unnecessary correspondence being occasioned by general officers, in their inspection reports, making refereuce to articles
“ wanting" without iominunicating what orders they have issued No. 47 of 1838.-Captain N. Lowis, of the 63d regiment na for correcting the diflicieucy, His Excellency the Commander in live infantry, an assistant to the general superintendent of the Chief requesis they will be so good as to refer to paragraph operatious for the suppression of thuggee, has obtained in the the 5th of a memorandum, dated Adjutant General's office, the General Department, leave of absence from the 20th instant, to September 1sis, and, in future, render their reports in strict visit the presidency, with a view to applying for leave to proceed accordance theret, in the particular alluded to. to sea, on medical certificate.
The lease of absence granted to Captain George Cox, of tbe 67th Regiment native infantry -Lieutenant and Adjutant F 6th regiment native intuiry, in general orders No 241, dated Rainsford, from 5th May, to 5th September to visit the presi- the lith December last, to visit Bombay, i. cancelled. dency, preparatory to submitting an application for furlough to Lieutenant C. H Thomas, of the 11th regiment native inf otry Europe.
in assistant to the general - 11perintendent of the oprrations for 4th battalion artillery -Coloned A. Lindsay, CB. from 3d. (the suupression of thuggee, having returned to his duties on the April to 30 October, to visit the hills borib or Deyab, on private 18th February, his leave of absesce from that date to the Ist of affairs.
April next, has been cancelled iu the political department uuder 26th regiment native Infantry. - Major G. Huish, from 25th date the 14th instanı. April to 25th October to visit Mussoorie, on privale affairs. The leave of absence, for six months, granted to Captain H. H.
68th regiment native infantry.--Lieut. and Adjt. E P. Bryant, Arnaud, of the 34th regiment of native infantry, in general orders from 1515 April to 30th July, to visit the presidecy, on private of the 230 ultimo, is cancelled at his request. affairs, and apply for furlough.
The leave of absence granted in general orders of the 24th Dirision Staff - Captain J. S, H. Weston, Deputy Judge Ad. uitimo, io Caplaiu d Nash, of the 43d regiment of native insanvocate General, Meerut division, from 1st April to Ist October to try, is cancelled at his request. visit the hills north of Deyrah, on private affairs.
Major John Barclay of the 4th regiment light cavaliy, having 15ih regiment native infantry:–Ensign B. M. Loreday, late been declared incapable of performing the active duties of his doing duty with the 37th N. 1. from Ist March to Ist September profession, is, at bis own request, transferred to the luvalid Esta
blishment to reinain at Agra, on private affairs.
16th regiment native Infantry.-Captain H. M. Graves, from 15th April to 15th October to visit Mussoorie, on private affairs
No. 46 of 1833.—The Hon. the Prisident in Council baring leth regiment native infantry -Ensign Frederick C. Tombs, approved of a compilation of orders for the conduct of the medi. from 5th March to 5th August, iu extension, to remain at Bareil al Departinent of the Bengal army, bereby establishes the same ly, on privale affairs.
as a code of Regulations for the guidance of all corps and depart ments to which it relates.
The Hon the President in conncil is pleased to annol and 18th regiment native infantry.- Eusign Francis Tombs, from to declare to be abrogated from and after the 30th April next, ai 5th March to 5th September, in extention, to remain at Bareil y, on private affairs.
existing regulations inilitating against any part of the code now established,
Quarter Master Sergeant John Dalton, of the 21st, is appointed Head Quarters, Simla, 15th February 1838-No. 104 His Sergeant Major to the 20th regiment native infantry at Loodianah. Excellency the Commander in Chief has been pleased to direct vice Actou, deceased.
the publication of the following circular memorandum and letter Quarter Master Sergeant John Cooke, of the 58d, is appointed for the information of Her Majesty's troops in India. Sergeant Major to the 411h regiment of native infantry at Etawah, (CICULAR)
MEMORANDUM. vice Reilly transferred to the 16th rative infantry.
The General Commanding in Chief desires, that all recom. Quarter Master Sergeant Thomas Mahon, of the 51st, is ar mendations for the restoration of Service, forfeited by either poin:ed sercennt major to the 65th regiment native iurautry at non-commissioned officers or soldiers, may be accompanied by
a correct transcript of the record of the service of the indivi. Barrackpore, vice Higginbottom, promoted to sub-conductor.
dual, on a separate sheet, according to the form issued by the
War Office on the 21st March 1836. The following non-commissioned officers, of the regiment of
By Command, &c. artillery, are transferred to the town major's list, and appointed
(Signed Jogs MACDONALD, A. G. quarter master sergeants to the corps specitied opposite to their namey :
Staff Sergeant William Templeton, of the 1st company 5th bat (CIRCULAR, No. 820) talion, to the 24 regiment uative infantry at Lucknow, vice Cat
War Ofice, 30th September 1837. ling invalided.
SIR,-lt having been ascertained tbat sums of
G. 50045 Money paid to soldiers on their discharge for Drill Sergeant Henry Burgoyne, of the 5th battalion to the 4th regiinent native infantry at Gora: kpore, vice Heery remanded.
arrears of pay, or advance of pension, are frequently
61 squandered before the men arrive at their places Sergeant James Tyrrell, of the 4th company 211 hattalion, to
of residence, I am directed by the secretary at the 21st regiment native infantry at Kurnaul, vice Dalton ap.
War to acquaint yon, that arrangements bave been pointed sergeant major to the auth regiment.
made, with the concurrence of the General Commanding in Chief, Sergeant James Foohy, of the 211 company 2d battalion, to the for differing the payment of such sums until the men shall have 2616 regiinent native infantry at Meerut, vive Crossley appointed reached their destinations, and to suggest, that similar directions sergeant mujor.
should be given to the agent of the regimeut under your com. Sergeant Thomas Morgan, of the 1st company Ist battalion, to an, in regard to any payments to be made to discbarged men, the 51st native infintry at Dinapore, rice Mabon appointed ser- either on account of family remittances, or out of any regimentai geant major to the 65th reginent.
fund which may exist, from which contributions are made to nen
on their discharge. Sergeant Peter Montgoinery, of the 2il company ith battalion, to the 57ih regiment native infantry at Barrackpore, vice William.
I havo, &c. son deceased
(Signed) L. SULIYAN.
OFPICER CONMANDING, The following non coinmissioned officers, of the Enropean regi.
Regl of ment, are trausferred to the town inajor's list, and appointed quorter master sergeants to the corps Specified opposite to their The l-are of absence granted by His Excellency Lieutenant Dames :
General Sir P. Maitland, K. C. B. to Surgeon Macdonuel, 57th Sergeant Adam McGregor to the 5th regiment of natise infantry foot, to proceed to England, for 2 years, from date of embarkation, at Benares, vice Daltou transferred to the Nusseree battalion. on medical certificate is confirmed
Sergeant John Nicholas to the 20th native infantry at Myn. Sergeants The division order by Major General Sir Wil. poorie, vice Jones appoin ed sergeant major to the 72.1 regiment. Corporal loughby Cotton, CB. and K. C. H. of the 10th Sergeant Andrew Brenau to the 4th regiment native infantry Privates 26
ultimo, directing the march of a detachment of ut Banda, viec Sutcliffe transferred to the Oude auxiliary force.
3 volunteers for ller Majesty's 49th regimeut, as Sergeant David Clunie to the 53d native infantry at Meerut.
Childern 6 per margin, under the command of Ensign Brock. vice Cooke appointed sergeant major to the 4th regiment.
man of that corps, is confirmed. The leave of absence, for six months. granted to Apothecary J Dougias, in General Orders of the 20th December last, is to The division orders by Major General Sir Willoughby Cotion, bave effect froin the 1st of may next, instead of from the date C. B. and K. C. H granting leave of absence to the undermen. therein specified.
tioned oflicers to proceed to England, each, for 2 years from date Quarter master sergeant Lanrence Cullen, of the 7th light ca of embarkation, on medical certificale, are confirmed : valry, is appointed to act as sergeant major to that regiment, vice 3d Light Drayoons.-Lientenant E. G. Swinton. Ray acting as riding master, during the absence, on fourlough, of 16th Lancers,-Lieutenant J. O. Burridge. ridin: master Jordan Sergeant John Cook, of the 2d troop 2d hrigade borse artillery
26th Foot-Ensign W. B. Park, is appvinted to act as quarter master sergeant to the 7th regi
318 i ditto-Ensign T J. Bourke. ment of light cavalry, vice Cullen.
Phe leave of absence granted by His Excellency Lieutenant Geol. Sir J. Keane, to Lieutevant Bennett, 2d foot, to proceed
to England, for 2 years from date of embarkation, on privato GENERAL ORDERS TO THE QUEEN'S TROOPS.
affairs, is confirmed. Head Quarters, Simla. 12h February 1838 - No. 102.-Her The undermentioned officers have leave of absence : Majesty has been pleased to make the following promotions and 3.1 Foot-Captain G. J. Austin, from 1st May to 1st Noremappointments in the regiments serving in India :
ber, to visit the hills north of Deyrah, on private affairg 13th Light Dragoons.-Cavtrin Thomas Pilling Lang to be MA
Dillo-Lieutenant A. J. Cameron, from 7th February to 1st jor, without purchase, vice Tailor deceased , 27th November 1836 May, to visit Mussoorie, on private affairs.
Lieutenant George Manuers to be Captain, vice Lang, 151b, 26th ditto-Captain C. Hogarth, to proceed to sea, for 6 Septeinber 1837.
months from date of embarkation, on urgent private affairs. Cornet Jobn Hamilton Gray to be Lieatenant, vice Manners
31st dillo-Captain H. L. McGhee, from 1st March to 31st 15th Sept 1837.
August, to proceed to Cawnpore, ou private affairs. Cornet and Adjutaut Charles Floyd to have the rank of Lieute
49th dillo-Lieutenant H, J, Turner, from 1st March to 31st nant, 16th September 1837.
August, to visit dieerut and the Hills, on private affairs,
Herd Quarters, Simla, 16th February 1838,- No. 105-At 2d Foot - Esign Thomas A Nixon to be Lieutenant, without a general court martiel held at Fort William, on Monday, the purchase, vice Walton deceased, 6th February 1837.
30 day of January 1838, Cornet Edmond Rocbe, of Her Majesty's Gentleman Cadet Thomas Addison, from the Royal Military 22dlight dragoons, was arraigned on the following charge :College, to be Ensign, vice Nixon, 15th September 1837.
Charge,-“ For Conduct unbecoming an officer and a Gentle. 4th Foot.-Lieutenant Farquhar W. Campbell to be Captain, by insalted Mr. Henry Powuall Sawell, third mate of the ship
man, in having, on the night of the 12th of October 1837, grossly purchase, vice Westmacott, who retires, 6th October 1837.
Ensign Charles Staniforth Hext to be Lieutenant, by purchase, Thomas Grenville, by striking him a blow, which knocked him vice Campbell, 6th October 1837. Ensign Willam Wilby to be Lieutenant, by purchase, vice
Upon which charge the court came to the following decision : Zouch, who retires, 7th October 1937.
Finding.-" The court, npon the evidence upon be'ore them,
are of opinion, that the prisoner Cornet Edmond Roche, of Her John Hales Glazbrook, gent. to be Ensiga, by purchase, vice viajesty's 3d light dragoons, is guilty of having on the pight of Hext, 6h October 1837.
the 12th of October 1837, sirnck Mr. Henry Pownall Sawell, 6th Foot. - Lieutenant Andrew David Alston stewart, from the third mate of the ship Thomas Grenville ; but the Court taking 42d regiment, to be Lieutenant, vice Lord Charles Kerr, who ex. into consideration the great and continued provocation received changes, Ist September 1837.
by Cornet Roche, fully acquit him of the remainder of the 41st Foot. ---Lientenant General Sir Raluh Darling, from the charge. 99th foot, to the Colonel, vice Lieutenant General Honorable Sir Sentence." The court sentence the prisoner Cornet Edmond Edward Stopford, G, C. B. deceased, 26th September 1837. Rocbe, of Her Majesty's 3d light dragoons, to be severely
reprimanded in ench manner as His Excellency the Commandeig ind extra articles purchased for the hospital ;-that your cor. iu Chief may be pleased to direct.
ectly inform yourself as to the local prices of provisions of very Approved. (Signed) H. FANE, General,
fiscription, groceries, &c. which may be required from time to
rime, for the use of the sick ;-and, hat, upon the appearance of Comander in Chief, East Indies. XCrssive charge, you take prompt measures to arijve at the 14th February 1838.
ruth, either by the preliminary investigation of a re:imental board, consisting of three officers, where the case admits of doubt,
ir by bringing the accused to trial, when the facts present themREMARKS BY HIS EXCELLENCY THE COMMANDER IN CHIEP. selves to your mind in a conclusive shape. The sentence of the conrt martial being, that the prisoner Lord Hill ussures himself, that no effort will be wanting on Cornet Edinond Roche should be severely reprimanded, be is to vour part, to give due effect to these instructions as well as that consider himself reprimanded by me accordingly.
you will derive the most zealous support from the medical officers At the same time however, that I issue this repriman), I must of the regiment committed to your charge. remark, that the interference of Mr. Sawell, the 3d mate of the His Lordship strenuously recommends, that, in your ordinary ship Thomas Grenville, with Cornet Roche, and the gross and visits to the bospital (as enjoined by Her Majesty's regulations) vulgar language used by him, both with reference to the Irish ge you invariably examine the various items of hospital expeoditure. nerally, and to the Cornet personally (which language formed the
I have the honor to be, SIR, probable ground for the subsequent proceedings), go far in extenu ation of the Cornet's misconduct.
Your most obedient, humble Servant,
(Signed) JOHN MACDONALD, He is to be released from arrest, and return to his duty.
Avljut ant General. (Sigued) HP.
Head Quarters, Simla, 22d February, 1838.-No. 09.-The Head Quarters, Simla, 17th February, 1838. - No. 106-Ata Commander il Chief has been pleased to make the following general court martial holden at Bellary, on Thursday, the 4th promotions uutil Her Majesty's pleasure shall be kuonn. day of January 1838, Lieutenant and Brevet Captain Richard 6211 foot. - Lieutenant Colin Bucbanau to be Captain, without Ringham Hill, Her Majesty's 41st foot, was arraigned on the fol. purchase, vice Moore decea sed, 15th January 1838. lowing charges :
Ensign John Grant to be Lieutenant, without purchase, rice First Charge.--" For Conduct uubecoming tbe character of an Buchanan promoted, 15th January 1838. officer and a gentleman, and to the prejudice of good order and military discipline in the following instances :
“ First instance, In having, at Bellary on the 16th of Septem. His Excellency the Commander in Chief has been pleased to ber 1837, absented himself without leave, from his regiment, so promote the ander mentioned officers to the rank of Captain, by continuing absent until the 23d of the same month.
Brevet, in the East Indies only. " Second instance. In baving, near Guddakul, on the 22d of 4th Foot-Lieutenant J. Cameron, from 24th December 1828. the same month, when being brought back a prisoner by an escort 191h ditto-Lieut. A R. Marshall, from 15th August 1830. of the same regiment, made his escape there from, notwithstand. The leave of absence granted by His Excellency Lieutenant Ge. ing that he liad given the sergeant of the escort his word of honor, neral Sir J Keane, K.C. B , to Lieutenant aud Adjutant D. that he would not ride out of his sight.
Cooper, 17th Foot, to proceed to England for 2 years from date Second charge.--" For scandalous and infamous conduct, un of embarkation, on medical certificate, is confirmed. becoming the chararter of an officer and a gentleman in having, The leave of absence granted by His Excellency Lirutenant, at the same place, on the 23d of September 1837, addressed an ofti General Sir P. Maitland K. B.C, to Lieutenant G. F. McKenzie cial letter to the Adjutant of the same regiment, Lieutenant 41st Foot, to proceed to Bombay on medical Certificate, froin Eugene James Vaughan, containing a gross falsehood."
25th Jabuary 10 2416 July next, is confirmed “ The above being in breach of the Articles of War."
The regimental order by the officer commanding 3d light dra. Upon which charges the court came to the following decision; goons dated the 27th December 1837, appoin ide Lieutenant G.
Finding.-" The court having most maturely weighed ibe evi Forbes to act as interpreter to tbe regiment, until its arrival at dence brought forward in support of the prosecution on the Cawopore, is confirmed, as a temporary arrangement. charges, as well as what the prisoner Lieutenant and Brevet Cap Bt. Maj Barnwell The station and regimential orde's issued tain Richard Bingham Hill, of Her Majesty's 41st regiment of Capt C. Douglas, by the officer commanding the 9th fool, dated foot, has urged in his defence, and the evidence in support there Bt. Maj. Hartman, the 16th, 20 h aud 230 January last, directing of, is of opinion.
Hommill. the officers of that corp., named in the margin “ That the prisoner is guilty of the first instance of the first
M. Smith to proceed on duty, to Fori Wiliam, by water, charge, which, however ihe court does not consider in this io. Lieut. W.B Farrant and to retuin in like manner after its stance, as conduct unbecoming the character of a gent.eman."
J. Dunne. completion, in confo mily
divison “That the prisoner is guilty of the second instance of tbe
Lieut. & acig. Adjt. orders by the officer commanding presidency first charge
Robinson. division, are severally confirmed.
Assist. Surgeon J. The uuderme. tioned ollicers bave leave of “ That the prisoner is guilty of the second charge.
Robertson. abseuce : Sentence.-" The court having found the prisoner guilty to the extent above stated, doth sentence him, the said Richar 4th Foot-Lieut J. Espinasse, to England, for the purpose Bi gham Hill, Lieutenant and Brevet Captain in Her Majesty's of retiring on holf.pay, and will report bimself to the Adjutant 41 st regiment of foot, to be cashiered."
Gene al, horse guards npon arrival.
["39, to Landour on medical certificate. 14th February, 1938.
31st dillo,-Captain and Brevet Major H. C. V. Conrtland By order of the Commander in Chief,
rom Toth May to oth November next, to Loodianah, and the bills R TORRENS, Major Geni.,
north of Deyralı, on private affairs. Adjt. Genl. 10 Her Majesty's Forces in India
Head Quarters, Sma, 24th February 1888 - No. 110.- Ata general court martial bolden in Antonment near Poovn, en Mon.
tai, the 22d day of January 1838, Lieutenant G.E Cuyler, Her Head Quarters, Simla, 19th February 1838.–No. 170 - His Majesty's 2d, or Queen's royal regiment of Foot, was arraigued Excellency The Commander in Chief has been pleased to direct
on the following charges :the publication of the following circular letter for the informa. coming
the charecter of an officer and a gentleman, in the follow
Ist (harge." For disgraceful and scandalons conduct, unbe. tion of Her Majesty's troops in India : (CIRCULAR.) Horse Guards, 22d August, 1837.
ing instances : viz.
In baring, in cantonment pear Belgaum, on or about SIR,-It having appeared on the trial of Serjeant Hagh Brevan, the 27th June 1927, and on subsequent days, asserted to pay was. of the Ist battalion of the Royals, before a garrison court martialter J. S. Darby of the same regiment, a gross and wilsul false at Limerick, in April last, that as hospital serjeant, be practised hood, reflecting on the character of bis sen ior and superior officer a course of sy stamaric fraud, and the facts elicited upon that and Captain H. D. Keith of the same regiment, by stating, that he other occasions, having afforded the strongest ground for belief (Lieutenant Cuyler) had, at tbe mess of the officers of the regithat the case of this culprit is not singular, but, on the contrary inent, on the march from Vingorla to Belgaum, ou or about the one of no unfrequent occurrence in the regimental hospitals, 113th January 18 17, addressed most approprious language to Bre. have Lord Hill's commands to direct your special atteption to a vet Captain Keith, reflecting on his bonor and honesty, and that subject, in which the character of the non commissioned officers de (Captain Kritli) had taken no notice of the same. Whereas, of the army, and the interests of the pablic, are so deeply con 90 such language had ever been addressed by Lieut enant Cuyler cerned,
o Captain Keith. His Lordship that you consider a most important
nd. In baring, at Belgaum, on the 28th June, 1837 part of your duty to examine, frequently and strictly, the Charges lictated to private Thomas Sinnott, of the 2d, or Queen's roya in the bospital accounts of the regiment (or depôt, us may be) reginent of foot, a paper containing false ond scandalous asper under your command ; - that you particularly lock, not only to sious against the character of Breyet Captain Keith,to obe effect a the quantity of extra articles bul to the prices charged for ordinary I set forth in the preceding instance, tbereby iofamously and falsely Passage money at 500 dito.... 1000 0 0 2109 of 9341,...do...do.... 500
traducing the character of Captain Kelth to a private soldier of 5274
.do.... 3,000 the same regiment. aud tending to degrade Captain Keith's cha. » 6996
..do ...do... 3,500 racter in the estimation of the said soldier, and the other sol. 7188
..do...do... 1,000 diers of the corps.
..do...do.. 8,000 2d Charge." For scandalous and disgraceful conduct, unbe. » 100%
..do...do.... 500 coming the character of an officer and a gentleman, in having, in 106-19
..do...do.... 10,000) cantonment near Belgaum, cp or about the 10th June 1837, asseri.
..do...do.... 3,000 ed a wilful and deliberate falsehood to the aforesaid paymaste i 17745
4,200 J. S. Darby, by stating to bim, that Brigadier General Salter.
76,500 commanding the southern division of the army, bad, some time 14 per cent. note :previously, goue into his (Lieutenant Cayler's) tent, when he
No. 5910 of 1.35-36 dated 31st (Lieutenant Cuyler) was under arrest for all.ged misconduct at March 1836, Co.'s Rs...
700 656 4 0 the mess, and that he (the Brigadier General) bail then and there
1,02,733 31 listened to the reflections referred to, in the preceding charge, against the character of Captain Keith ; such false statement
LIABILITIES. the part of Lieutenant Cuyler, being derogatory to the profes. sional character of Brigadier General Salter, his superior ollicer." | Award passed, but passage money,
and travelling expenses not yet paid Upon which charges the court came to the following decision :
to the widow and 5 children of a Finding. The court having naturely weighed and considered Lieutenant, 41st regiment ...... 3,60 0 0 what has been adduced in support of the prosecution. together Established allowance for writer, sta. with what the prisoner Lieutenant G. E. Cuyler, Her Majesty's 20 tionery, &c. for quarter ending 31st or Queen's royal regiment of foot, has brought forward in bis de. December 1837, ......
240 0 0 fence, is of opinion, that he is
892000 " Guilty of the first charge preferred against him in the first instance.
(Signed) R. H. STRONG, "Guilty of the second instance of the same.
Pay Master H.M. 26th, Regt.
Actg. for Committee of Genl. Management. “ Guilty of the second charge.
Fort William, 31st December, 1537. Sentence.-" The court having found the prisoner guilty as Certified, we liave examined the Accounts and find them correct. above specified, in breach of the articles of war, in such cases
(Signed) W. JAMES, Lieut. Col-nel, made and provided, dors adjudge him, Lieutenant G. E. Cuyler
Commanding H. M 26th Regt. to be cashiered."
G. HOGARIH, Capt. H. M. 26th Regt. Approved. (Signed) H. FANE, General,
LIST NO. 1. Commander in Chief, East Ludies, Subscription received from 1st January 10 31st December 1887 2012 February 1838.
Major Genl. James Watson, C. B., from 1st April
187 80 R, TORREV, Major Genl
Al ajor General Hori J. Ramsay, from 1st January
450 0 0
93 12 0 Head Quarters Simla, 24th February 1938,- No. 141- The following abstract statement of receipts and disbursements of the
Maj r General R. Torens, CB, Adjutant Genemilitary fund for the benefit of the widows and children of officers
ral, fro 1st January 1835 to 31st Dereinber 1: 35,. 135 00 of Her Majesty's regiments, serving in the East Indies, during heGenl., from 1st January 1836 to 31st December 1836,
Major General Sir J. Dickson, K C.B, Qr. Mr.
135 0 0 year ending 31st Dtcember 1837, is published for general wor
Major General Oglander, from 1st January 1837 to mation :
31st Deceinber 1837,.
84 6 0 RECEIPTS.
Bi. Maj. Ballhide, 44th Ft. Brig. Maj. Fort Wm., By cash balance on the 1st of January 1937,... 10,754 14 11 froin ist October 1836 t. 30th September 1837
45 0 0 Government donation for the year ending
Doctor McLeod, Inspector Genl. of hospitals, from
92 13 0
fiom Ist Oetober 1836 to 30th September 1837,
67 8 0 tailed account No. 1,........
19,996 9 9 4th Light dragouns, from 1st October 1836 to 30th
9 Sicca rupecs,../.40,267 10 ) ditto, ditto ditto,..
0 DISBURSEMENTS. 13th ditto, ditto
610 8 0 To amount paid for four 3d 4 per crnt.
16th Lancers, ditto ditto...
785 JO 0 Govt. votes, Nos. 896, 7181,
2d Foot, froro first Jan, 1836 to 31st Dec 1836,.. 1003 12 0 2109 of 9344 and 2061 of 8:47,
3d ditto. from 1st Oct, 1936 to 30th Sept. 1937.
0 for ..Sa. Rs 9,300 9,273 5 9 6th ditto, ditto ditto..
1.90 13 ditt. for 4 per cent. Govt.
Oth ditto, ditto ditto,...
504 I 0 wote, No. 5910, for Co.'s Rs 700 639 9 1
13th ditto, ditto ditto,....
855 5 0 established office allowanre for a
Toth ditto, ditto ditio,....
761 writer, stationery, &c from Ist
171h ditto, ditto ditt,..
629 5 5 Oct. 1836 to 30th Sept. 1837,... 960 0 0
21h ditt, from Ist Nov. 8,6 to 3011 Nov 1837 58 8 5 amount awarded to the families of
2 h dito, from Ist Oct 1936 to 3015 Srpt. 1837,. 61 40 deceased officers, as per list
ditio, ditto ditto,.......
8 No. 2,.. 11,216 8 39th it, ditto dilo,....
509 2 0 Government agent's commission,
40th ditto, ditto ditto,.
421 11 0 brokeraged and other charges, 101 3 6
41st dito, ditta ditto,..
787 13 0 22,100 110 410h dito, ditto ditta,....
432 8 0 Cash balance, Sa. Rs.... 18,076 16 45ch ditto, dilte ditto,.
987 49th ditto, ditio disto,
12:0 13 11 ASSETS. 511h ditio, ditto ditto,..
10:28 2 Cash balance as abore, in Guvt.
55th ditto, ditto ditto...
971 6 2 Agent's hands,..
433 2 0 2 second 5 per cent notes:
624 ditto, from 1st July 1836 10 30th June 1837, 1054 1 1 No. 8921 of 1825 26, dated
63d ditto, from 1st Oct. 1836 to 30th Sept, 1837, 1024 11 0 15th Sept. 1827, for sicca rupees.. 3000
Total, Sa Rs....... 19,996 9 2 13546 of 1825-26, dated 12th June 1828, for sicca
LIST NO 2. rupees,...... 4500
Stalement of Relief afforded by the Fund from Ist January to 7500 0 0
31st December 1837. 16 third 4 per cent notrs :No. 395 of 1832. 33, dated
To two children of a Captain lith 1st May 1832, for sicca
dra :oons, who died at Meerut, Hupees 4,400
maintenance for each child, ..
at 600 rs each 826 of 5103 of '32 33, May 1,'32sr. 13,000
0 0 2061 of 88 47,...do...do..... 3130
Travelling expences and atten. 2341 ..do...do.... 1,700
dence,.....at 250 ditto..... 500
0 0 2907
..do...do..... 1,200 3061 of 12243..do...do.... 800
Total, awarded Co.'s Rs.. 2700 0 0 4131 ..do...do.... 8,300
To the widow and one child of a la
571h ditto "aptain T. Shadforth, to England, for 2 years from jor, 13th draivernes ubic died at
date of embarkation, on private affairs. Bangalore, on the 26th Nov 1836,
The division orders by Major General Sir Willougbby Cotion, mainten'vice fatto months,.... 1560 0 0
C.B. and K.F.H., of the following dates, are confirmed : 25 days' traseiling allowance froin
15th February 1831 - Appoining Lieutenant Hadheld, 3d light Bangalore to Wairas
650 0 0
dragoons, to the command of a detachment of that, and other Pissage money to the widow,... 2009 0 0
corps. procreding to Cwnpore, by water. Ditto for one chill
500 0 0
161h February 1839.-Granting leave of absence to Captain D. Trave lin: expences from London
MacAndrew, 49th regiment, to proceed to England, for 2 years, to Bally Shaunon, Ireland, 372
from date of embaikation, or medical certificate. miles ....£ 2? 5.. 232 0 0
The regimental order issned by the
Bt. Maj. Hartman officer commanding the 9ih Fost dated Total, awarded Co's Rs... 4942 0 0
Caut. Hammill: 90 Frhruary 1538, directiog tbe office is, 4633
0 Bt.. Capt. W.F. Ker. Oamed in the margin, to proceed to Bar. To the widow and one child of a
Lt. W. B. Farrant. rackpore, on Court Martial Duty, by Lieutenant, 29,5 foot, who died
water, and to retura in like manner on Board the ship Jova, in the
J. W Robinson, after its completion is confirmed. Madras roads, 24th February
actg. Adjutant. 18:7, maintenance for 2 months,..
The leave of absence granted in division orders by Major Passage money to the widow. 1500 0 0
G.neral vir Willoughby Cotton, C. B. & K. C, H., to Ensign T. Ditto for one child, ....
50V 0 0
J. Bourke, 31st Foot, to proceed to England, on medical cert.s. Travelling expenses for herself
cate, and cofirmed in the general order No. 104, of the 15ih and child, froin Portsın onth to
February 1*3*, is cancelled at the request of ibat officer. Derby, 19 miles,..£it 17... 1129
The leave of absence granted to Lieutenant J H, Shadforth,
57th foot, in the general orders No. 85, of the 141b D cember Total, awarded Co.'s Rs. 2514 0
1837, to preceed to England, sur 2 years, on private affairs, is
2355 3 11 cancelled. To the widow of a Lientenant, ilth dragoons, who died at Meerut,
The undermentioned officers have lenre of absence : on the 1st August 1836,
3d Light Dragoons. - Lieutenant J. Martin, to proceed to the Dlaintenance for three months, or
presidency, and eventually to England, for 2 years from the date in full of all demanis against
of embrkation, on private affairs. the fund, Co.'s Rs. 885 12
830 6 3
3d Foot.-Pay Master J. Lukis, from 15th March to 15th
November 188, to Mussoorie, on medical certificate. To the widow and five children of a
Captain Carmac will perform the duties of regimental pay Lieutenant, 41st reximent of
master, during the absencr, aud on the responsibility of, pay foot who died at Bellary, on the
master Lukis, 224 May 1-37,
13th F: 01--Major E. T. Tronson, from 10th May to 91b No. Maintenance for two months.... 510 0 0
vember 1938, to Simla, on private affairs. One month and 15 days travelling
15th ditt. - Lieutenant j c. Campbell, to remain at Calcotta allowances from Bellary to
till the 31st March (instant) on private affairs. Madras,.... 382 8 0
By order of the Commander in Chirp. Passare inoney for the widow,.. 100 0 0
Head Quarters, Simia, s'h March, 1938 -- No. 114.--Theresi. Ditto for 3 first children, ..
1500 0 0
mental order b the oficer commanding the 17th Foot date the Di'to firrmaining two children, 000 0 0
15th ultimo, appointing Lieutenant Owen to act as Arjutant to Travelling expences from Lon.
that corps, from the 1st February 1838, during the absence of don to Brighton, 60 miles, £ 8 10............
Lieutenant aud Adjutant Cooper, proceeded on leave to England, 80 0
The leave of absence granted by His Excellency Lieutenant Total, awarded Co.'s Rs. 45728
General Sir P. Maitland, K. c. B., to the undermentioned Paid on account of maintenance
officers, are confirmed : sud travelling allowance,.....
13/h Lighi Dragoons.-Cornet C. H. D. Donovan, to England 0 836 11
for 1 year from date of embarkation, on urgent private affairs, 6
41st Foot.- Captain J. Simmons, from 251h January 19 24th Total, Sa. Rs
July next, to Bombay, on medical certificate.
The undermentioned officer has leave of absence.
16th Foot. - Lieutenant H. D Gibbs, in extension, from 13th
to 31st January 1838, to enable him to rejoin. paid to the families of deceased officers by this Institution since its establishment in 1820,
Head Quariers, Simla, 15th Narch, 1838.-The Commander
in Chief in India has been pleased to make the following Appoint. amount to sicca rupees two lacs, ninety five thousand, seven hundred and three, six anuas
ment on His Excellency's persoual staff, and ten pics,......
Ensign R. H. Yen, of the 13th light infantry, to be Aide-de. ............ Sa. Rs. 2 95,703 6 10 Camp, from the 1st of March, instant.
The Commander in hiel has been pleased to make the follos. Fort William ; Queen's Military Widows'
ing promotion until Her Majesty's pleasure shall be known : Fund Office, 31st Dec, IS 7.
3d foot. - Ensiga W. J. Dorehill to be Lieutenant, without
perchas-, vice Withworth deceased, 1012 March 1838. Head Quarters Simla, Ist March 1838.-No. 112.-Her The Order by Captain C. F. Thompson, 16th Foot, commant. Majesty bas been pleased to make the following proinotions apu ing detachinents of Her Majesty's troops, proceerting to the up. Appointments in the regiments serving in India ;
per provinces, by water, dated 25th February 1838, appointing He's Foot Lieutenant Thomas Faunce to be Captain, by pur the following ion commissioned acting staff, is confirmed: chase, vice Lonsdale, who retires, 23. June 1837.
Acting Provost Sergeant James Warren, 16th Foot, to act as Ensign John Henry Day Ruxton to be Lieutenant, by purchase Sergeant Major, vice O'Connor, 31st, who has joined his corị s. vice Faunce, 23d June 1837.
Acting Sergeant Timothy McNamaia, 161b Foot, to act as ProJosephi Palmer, geut. to be Ensign, by purchase, vice Ruxton, rost Sergeant, vice Warren. 23. June 1837.
Acting Corporal John Jackson, 16ih foot, to act as sergeant, 26th Foot --Ensign Charles Cameron to be Lieutenant, without vice John Carr, 31st, who bas joined bis corps. purchase, vice Heming deceased, 221 September 1837.
Acting Corporal Patrick Murphy, 16th Foot, to act as SerEnsign John Wright, from the half pay of the 96th regiment geant, vice Hefferon 31st, who has joined his corps. to be Ensign, vice Cameron, '24 Seplember 1837.
Privates William White, and William Read, 16th Foot, to act Quarter Master Sergeant John Cumming to be En sign, by por as corporals. cbase, vice Wright who retires, 230 September 1837.
The leaves of absence granted by His Excellency Lieutenant 93d Fool.-Captain Henry Croly, from the hall-pay, unattached General Sir P. Maitlaod, K. C. B. to Lieutenants r. Parker, and to be Captajn, vice Lane, appointed Pay Master, 29th Sepiem. W. M Julius, of the 13th Light Dragoons, to proceed to England, ber 1837.
each for two years from date of embarkation, on medical certif. Captain Richard Lane to be Pay Master, vice Foster appointed cate, are confirmed. pay master of a recruiting district, 291h September 1837.
To be Captain without purchas! :-Lieutenant Robert Stuart Ridge, from the 13th light dagoons, 29th Septembar, 1937.
The undermentianed officers have leave of absence : The Christain name of quarter master Sheridan, or the 13th
3d Foot-Lieutenant Colonel and Colonel J. Dennis, from Ist foot, is ajark.
April to 1st October next, to Mussoorie, on argent private aft irs.
13th light infantry Lieutoant W. Deane, from 20th March
to 1st December next, to Landour, on medical certificate. The leaves of absence granted by His Excellency Lieutenant Ditto-Lieutenant A. E F. Holcombe, from 1st May to 31st General Sir P. Maitland, K.C.B., to the following officers, are October next, to Simla, on private affaiis. comfirmed:
Ditto-Epsign J. Oxley, ditto. 4th Foot. - Lieutenant R. Hawkes, for 3 months from date of Ditto - Ensign O. Mein, from Ist May to 1st October next ditto embarkation, to Calcutta, on private affairs.