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her sons must be boldly and prominently exposed. The writer's share in the work of his country's progress is doubtless intrinsically of the minutest consequence ; but to himself it appears to be of great consequence to himself it appears to be of great consequence to decide whether he lives an arrant coward, as some would wish him to be, or a true man, as he wishes to be; and, right or wrong, good or bad, this is his work, which he chanced to do, and which he has done to the best of his ability and honesty.
The author has in conclusion to acknowledge that he has when necessary availed himself of other sources of information; and to tender his best thanks for the extreme honour done to him by most of the greatest and most illustrious names of India, and some of the distinguished statesmen of England, appearing in his list of subscribers.
BOMBAY: March, 1863.
-His removal to the Military Auditor's Office.-His