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2d Batt. 20th Regt. Native Infantry—l rank and file killed; I lieutenant, I havildar, 6 rank and file, wounded. Total—l killed; 8 wounded. Followers—6 lascars wounded. Total 6.
Grand Total—2 killed; 36 wounded.
(Signed) G. W. MALINS, Major of
Names of Officers wounded. H. M. 13th Light Infantry—Brevet Major Thornhill, slightly; Ensign Kershaw, slightly. 2d Batt. 20th Regt. Native Infantry—Lieutenant and Acting Adjutant Margrave, severely.
Return of Arms and Ordnance taken in the Enemy's Work, at Cheduba, 17th May 1824.
5 European six-pounder guns.
A few hand grenades.
1080 European flints.
G. W. MALINS, Major of Brigade.
LONDON GAZETTE of NOVEMBER'27, 1824.
Whitehall, October 28, 1824.
THE King has been pleased to grant unto Doctor Augustus West, His royal licence and permission, that he may accept and wear the insignia of a Knight Commander of the Royal Portuguese Military Order of the Tower and Sword, which His Most Faithful Majesty John the Sixth, King of Portugal has been pleased to confer upon the said Doctor Augustus West, for his meritorious conduct while in the actual service of that Sovereign, and for his military services during the Peninsular campaigns ; provided, nevertheless, that His Majesty's said licence and permission doth not authorise, and shall not be deemed or construed to authorise, the assumption of any style, appellation, rank, precedence, or privilege appertaining unto a Knight Bachelor of these realms:
And His Majesty hath been also pleased to command, that the said royal concession and declaration be registered, together with the relative documents, in His Majesty's College of Arms.
Carlton-House, November 24, 1824.
The King was this day pleased to confer the honour of Knighthood upon Dr. Augustus West, Brevet Deputy Inspector of Hospitals in the British Service, one of the Physicians in Ordinary to His Most Faithful Majesty the King of Portugal, Brazil, and the Algarves, and Knight Commander
of the Royal Portuguese Military Order of the Tower and Sword.
War-Office, 26th November 1824.
Lieutenant Otto Schwartz, on half-pay Nova Scotia Fencibles, to be Town-Adjutant at Cape Breton, vice Weeks, deceased. Dated 25th June 1824.
Crown-Office, November 27, 1824.
Days and Places appointed for holding the Winter Home Circuit 1824.
Mr. Justice Burrough.
Hertfordshire, Thursday, December 2, at Hertford.
Surrey, Monday, December 27, at Kingston-uponThames.
LONDON GAZETTE of November 27, 1824.
India-Board, November 29, 1824.
DISPATCHES have been received at the East India-House, from the Governor-General in Council, at Fort William, with inclosures, of which the following are extracts and copies:
Extract from a Letter from the Governor-General in Council to the Secret Committee of the Court of Directors, dated Fort William, 26th April 1824.
WE have much satisfaction in reporting the success which has attended our operations against Assam. After considerable delays, occasioned by the difficulty in procuring boats and supplies, Brigadier M“Morine moved forward with the force under his command, consisting of the Rungpore light infantry, Chumparum ditto, and Dinagepore local battalion, with the flotilla of gun-boats, on the 22d ultimo, and reached Gowahati, the capital of Camroop, on the western division of Assam, on the 28th ultimo, without experiencing the slightest resistance, notwithstanding the strength of several of the enemy's positions, and the natural difficulties of the country. The native Chiefs of Assam have waited upon Brigadier Motoro,
and have manifested the most friendly disposition, but have not as yet afforded any effectual assist
ance. The Burmese, after evacuating several strong stockades in succession, without firing a shot, appear to be in full retreat towards Ava. They have committed several atrocious and sanguinary murders ; and we regret to say that there is little chance of our troops overtaking them, as the advanced state of the season, and other unavoidable circumstances, had prevented our further forward movement.
The Agent to the Governor-General, Mr. Scott,
on hearing of the occupation of Gowahati by our troops, proceeded across the hilly track which intervenes between Sylhet and Assam, to join Brigadier M'Morine, with an escort of three companies of the 23d native infantry ; and private accounts have been received from Sylhet, by which it appears that he had arrived in the neighbourhood of Gowahati on the 13th instant, without experiencing any difficulties or loss by the way.
Copy of a Report from Captain Noton to the Major of Brigade at Chittagong, dated Camp, Ramoo,” 11th May 1824.
ON the 9th instant, a naik, from the Rutnapullung stockade, came in with a Bengallee villager, stating that the latter had seen the enemy advancing upon Rutnapullung, with four Chiefs and about one hundred and fifty men, wishing to megociate, which the naik also stated to be the case. Conceiving this to be some design of the enemy to put the Jemadar off his guard, and thereby more easily gain possession of the stockade, I determined