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leaving the dates of their commissions for future adjustment :
Military Retiring Fund could be successfully formed, we had
Artillery —Mr. Henry Lewis, date of arrival at Fort William, thought it right so far as we could feel justified in doing so to
17th December 1837, and Mr. John Mill, ditto 18th ditto.
rovide for the object contemplated in schemes of that nature by
infantry-wessrs. Deane christian shute, Arthur carrington|an enlargement of the Retiring Regulations, ano!, that we had in
and Athill Turner, ditto 16th December 1837; Walter William
Fort William, December, 20th 1837 —No 257 of 1837.-In rontinuation of General ()rders No 75, of the 17th April last, the following para. of a violitary Letter, No 3, from the Hon’ble the Court of Directors to the Governor General of India in Council under date the 5th July 1837, and the further warrant, dated the 20th May 18,7, granting additional advantages to soliers in Her Majesty's Service. for good conduct, therein referred to, are pub. lished in General Orders.
Para. I. In continuation f our Letter in this Department dated the 19th October 1836, No. 12, we t ansmit a forther War. lant received iron He, Majesty's Secretary at War dated the 26th May 1837, granting additional advant ges to Soidiers for good conduct, you will adopt similar measures for bringing this Warrant into operation to those pursued by you on carrying into effect the previous War ant which accompauied our Letter of October 1836 above quoted.
[Here follows the Good conduct warrant dated 25th May 1837, which was inserted in the India Gazette of the 13th ultimo.]
consequence resolved to grant the full pay of Captain to evory
Para. I. We forward for your information the copy of a reso. lution adopted by us on the 30th November 1336, for granting honorary certificates of diligence and good conduct to these gentlemen cadets at a military seminary, who although they may have been unsuccessful in obtaining engineer appointments, may yet be considered as meriting some testimony of approbation for the r exertions in study and regularity of behaviour whilst at the institution 2. We have now to inform you that at the public examination which was held at the military seminary on the 12th June list, Alessrs. Henry Lewis and Robert Christie were sound to have rendered themselves worthy of the distinction of receiving the honorary certificate which was presented to thein in our name accordingly. 3. In conformity with the last part of our resolution of the 30th November 18 6, we forward for your observation, and also for pub ication in general orders, a copy of the repo t of Major Ge. neral Sir A. Dickson on the merits of Messrs. Lewis and out islie, who were selected for the ar, illery and stationed to your presi. dency, but Mr. Christie has since been allowed to resigu that branch of the service for a cavalry appointment At a Court of Directors held on Wednesday the 30th Nurember 1436 Resolved.—That this court entirely concur in the propriety and expediency of the surgestions which are offered in the lette, from Colonel sur Alexander Dickson and Colonel - tannus, with a view to the encouragement cf young men of talent at the ini itary se. minary, to persevere in the diligent study of the various branches of scence pur-ued at that ins it ution That as, from the want of vacancies in the scientific corps, there is not at the present period sufficient object for emula ion, it is desirable as an incitement to encreased application on the part of the gentleinen cadets, to grant honorary certificates of diligence and rood conduct to those who, although they may have been unsuccessful in attaining engineer appointmen s, may be considered to merit some testimony of approbation for their exertiou in study and regularity of behaviour while at the institu. tion. That honorary certificates be accordingly granted to such cadets appointed to the artillery and infantry, as may have attained to the required standard of qualification by the sulfilment of the following conditions w ich shall be deemed requisite to renuer a cadet eli ible thereto, viz. In Mathematics—to have gone through the course to the end of fluxions ,, Fortification- to have completed the course. ,, Military drawing—the surveys to be well and correctly finished and to have attained a fair proficiency in military drawing. ,, Civil drawing-to have obse, ved unremitting diligence and industry.
In Hindoostanoe-to be able to read and translate at the public examination ,, French 2-to have observed every diligence and industry in ,, Latin these branches. ,, Character—to have borne in the reports generally a character of diligence and good conduct. That the rentlemen cadets obtaining these certificates (which are to be engraved in a suitable manner) be allowed the privilege of see time the presidency to which they shall be posted, and that their names with a suitable statement of their m, rits be communicated by the court for the onservation of the local Govern. meuts, and also for publication in general orders to the ai iny.
Report of Major General Sir Alexander Dickson, K. C. B., 15th
It has afforded me mich pleasure on this occasion to witness the presentation of honorary certificates to the following gentle men callets, which from their diligence an goo conduct they fully merited ; and I trust that the mistinction thus conferred will have tue best effect by exciting encreased emulation in study ; "sins. of cadets who received honorary certificates.
1. Mr Henry Lewis.
No. 26m of 1837—The Honorable the President in Council is pleased to direct, that the following extract (para. 2 to 6) of a miliary letter from the , Hon’ble the rourt of inirectors, No. 50, dated oth August 1-37, broublishes in general ordes:
Para. 2. It is our wish and desire that regimental rise should in every case he brought into full operation at the earliest practi cable period after he arrival of the cadet at the presidency for which he is appointed.
3. With this view the lists of rank of cadets are forwarded by the first opportunity after the can be finally arrangel, and upon an average no callet has been inore than two or three months in India before you are apprized of the order in which he stands for succession to a regionen al vacancy If there be then a vacancy and he s an first of the unpost-d cadets he should be imm-diate ly appointed to fill it, so that his pa ticipation in the cuances of regimental rise may a once commence.
4. The supply of cadets being duly apportioned to the wants of the se, vice it will seldon happen it the above rule be carefully acted upon, that any one regionent has more. th one vacancy at a time and consequently that under ordinary circumstances no necessity will arise for the transfer of cornets or ensigns from one regimeu to another.
5. Should cases arise hereafter in which there are two or more vacancies in any one regiment whilst other regiments of the same army are coinplete, we concur in opinion with the Commander in Chief that the senior cornet or ensign would gain one step by removal should is he desire it be granted that au van. tage. - 6. No cornet or cnsign is removeable for purposes of promo. tion except at his own request, and as there are difficulties in the way of ascertaining the wishes of individuals in this respect at the tune when conting, ney arises, we desi e that it be established as a regulation that every cornet or ensign who may wish to he noved to any corps by removal to which he would gain one e steps shall notifs his wish to that effect to the Adjutant
!st Lieutenant Francis Claude Burnett, of the regiment of artil ley, has returned to his duty on this establishment, without pre "ice to his rank, by permission or the Honore the court" or Directors, date of arrival at Fort William, 17th December 1837.. The undermentioned officers are permitted to proceed to Eu rope on furlough : Colonel Richard Collyer Andree, of the 7th regiment N I. : Captain William Geides, of the regiment of artillery : Lieuteuant George Hutchines of the 69.h regiment N. I. and Assistant **reeo" Alan ourray, M. D., of the medical department, ou account of private affairs, Lieutenant Colonel Hugh Morrieson, of the 57th regiment 1 ; ensign Charles Dovo ton, of the 14th regiment N. I., and "..." "eorge Jenkins, of the 21st regiment N. L., on medical certificate. Lieutenant Colonel James Tennant, the regiment of artill-ry. is permitted to proceed to the Cape of Good Hope, on medical **tificate, and to be abseut from Bengal on that account for two years Lieutenant Richard Samuel Tickell, of the 72d regiment native infantry, suh assistant commissary general, has leave of absence from the 25th January 13 is to the 25th January 1839, to visit Sinla, on medical certificate. The leave of abs-nee obtained by Captain william Freeth, of the oth regiment native infantry, in general ordes No. 248, of the "to ultimo is cancelled at the request of that officer. Condoctor Edward Townsend, of the department of public works, is permitted to proceed to Europe on sut lough, ou medical certificat... Serjeant Major Frederick Whitehead, on the 26th re-iment native insantry, is allinitted to the benefits of the pension sanctioned by minutrs of council of the 11th of Jaauary 1797 and general orders dated the 5th February 1820, subject to the coufirmation of the Hon’ble the Court of Directors, with permission to receive his pension a Dey, ah. No.4 of 1838. The President in council is pleased to make the following appointments : Surreon John Sawers, 31 and officiating as 2d member of the mo"ical board, to be 2d member, vice Swiney retired, and to. *te as 1st member, during the absence of su geon Langstag. Suprointendin: Surgeon Thomas Smith, officiating 3d Member, to be 3d member of the Medical Board, vice sawers and so olli. ciate as 2.1 member, during the absence of Surgeon Langstaff. Superintending. Surgeon Colin Campbell to officiate as ad member of the Moliol Board, during the absence of surgeon Langstaff, or until further orders. Surgeon Alexander Halliday, M. D., officiating superintending surgeon, to be a superintending surgeon on the establishmeus, vice Sinith appointed to the medlcal board. Surgeon George King, garrison surgeon at Chunar. to officiate as superintending surgeon, during the p-rior Mr. Campbell unay be employed in the Melical Board, or until further orders. Th" foregoing appointinents are to have effect from the 31st ultimo.
Fort William, 3d January 1838,-No. 2 of 1s 38–Lienteannt Arthur Conolly, of the 6th Regiment Light Cavalry, Assistant to the Governor General's Agent in Rajpootanah, is permitted to proceed to Europe on Furlough, on Medical Certificate. Fort Withiam, January 1, th–No. 5 of 1338. – the undermentioned officers are permitted to proceed to Europe on through : Major General Martin White of the 22d regiment native i fantry: Lieutonon colonel John Taylor, of the '9th regiment native infontry : Qaptain Thomas Fisher, of the 48th regiment native infant y : Lieutenant Kenneth John White of the regiment of artillery; Lieutenant Whalley Master, of the 7th regiment light Covalry : Lieutenant Sonari James Tabor, of the 7th regiment light covalry, and surgeon Thomas E. Baker, of the medical department, on account of private affails Lieutenant Co one is enry rock, of the 23d regiment native ins-litry and brevet Captain William Biddulph, of the 45th regiment native infantry, on medical certificate. In eneral orders No 1, dated the 2.1 instant, publishing off. reckoning advances for the year 1-37, the word “ Europe" in. serted by desire of Viajor General Willian Hopper opposite to his name in the statement, is changed to “ India,” to en ble him to draw the advance of Company's rupees (3,266) three thuusaud two hundred and sixty-six. No 7 of 1828-Assistant surgeon W B o'Shaughnessy, w p. p of essor medical college, is exempted from the operation of clause 25 of general orders No 2s., of the 28th January 1835, prohibiting thr European assistant in that institution from inter. ing into private practice. Fort William, January 19th —No. 12 of 1838 – The Hon'ble the president in council is pleased to make the follow. ing appointinent. 1.ieutenant Colonel John Cheape of the corps of engineers, to be executive engineer of the 12th or Kurnaul division department of publice works. Cornet George Itowcroft Budd, of the 3d regiment light caval. ry, is permitted to proceed to Europe on furlough, on medical certificate. Port William, January, 22nd 1s28 –No. 13 of 1838.- The Hon'ble the President in Council is pleased to make the follow. iug Promotions and Alteration of Rank: 45th Itegiment native infantry.—Lieutenant and Brevet Cap.
or 1 - General of the army, within one month from the date of his being
first posted—should he afterwards desire to alter this determina
tion he may notify the sane in the Adjt. General. The Cornman.
tain Robert Warden Fraser to be Captain of a Company, and
Phsien Henry Colvin Jackson to be Lieutenant, from the 13th January 1838, in succession to Captain William Ellis, retired on the Half Pay of his rank. Medical Department.—Assistant Surgeon Angustus William Stuart to be Surgeon, vice Surgeon William Thomas retired, with rank from the 31st December 1837, vice Surgeon John Swi ney, M. D., retired surgeon Richard shaw to rank from the 1st August 1837, vice Surgeon Willia o Thomas retired. The undermentioned Officer of the Infantry is promoted to the rank of Captain by Brevet, from the date expressed opposite to his name : 7th Regiment N. 1.-Lieutenant Samuel Robinson Bagshawe, Ixth January, 1833. The undermentioned Officers are permitted to proceed to Eu. rope on Furlough : Lieutenant and Brevet Captain Francis Thomas, of the 73d Regiment N. T., aud Lieutenant Richard George Grauge, of the 10th Regiment N. I., on medical certificate The permission granted by the Bombay Government to Captain Henry Patch, of the 73d egt. Bengal N. 1 , to proceed from that Presidency to Europe on Furlough, on medical certificate, as well as the previous leave to remain at Bouhay till the 31st December last, granted to that officer in extension of the leave obtained oy him in Bengal, are confirmed by the Sapreme Government. No. 14 of 1 x 38-The Forms A. and B. of reports on the claims of discharved and deceased men claimin: Ava Prize Money, at . tached to General Orders No. 245, of the 19th December 1836, not being suited to the case of individuals who belonged to the Marine force from Bengal, employed on the late expedition to Rangoon, the Hon’ble the President in Council is pleased to direct the publication of two other Forms C. and D in substitution, as follows, and to authorize the signature thereto of the Secretary to
the Marine Board to be considered sufficient to enable the Gene
I hereby Certify that
duced and his reply to our questions. I have reason
is entitled to ney having served as-
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Fort William, Jrnuary 15th–No. 8 of 1838.-The followitt: list of rank of a cadet of cavalry, appointed for the Bengal presidency, is published far general information :
No. 4 of 1837.
East India House, 18th October 1837.
(Sd ) J AMES C MELVILL, Secretary. East India House; London, the 28th October 1837.
No. 9 of 1-38 –The following paragraphs of military letter of No. 76, dated the 18th October 1537, from the Honorable the Court of Directors are published for general information : “ Para. 2. Major Benson, Lieutenant Ma tin, and Ensign andon (permitted to return overland to their duty) have been informed that their Initian allowantes will not commence until they shall have eached the presidency or joined the corps to which the v belong 3. We have granted additional leave to the following officers, wiz. Lieutenant Colonel S. Hawthorn ; Lientenant Colonel H. L. White, and Captain Sir R D Colquhoun, Bart. for six mouths. Captain W A Smith, till November next. 1.ieuteuant Edward Meale, for nine months Lieutenants F. W. Cornish ; W. S. Pilans: Henry Barry : ension Robert Hoy ; Surgeon Andrew Murray, M. D., and Assistant Surgeon E. Mitchell, for six months. . Assistant Surgeon J. J. Boswell, for twelve months 4. We have pormitted superintending Surgeon William Tho. in as to retire from the service. This vacancy has effect froun the 1st August 1837.”
Head Quarters. Camp, Delhi, Decrmber 5th–that part of the General ()rders of the 28th October last, which directs the 2d company 6th battalion of artillery to proceed to Meerut for practice is countermanded, and the company, with its field battery, will continue a ta hed to the Delhi brigade. The following Presidency division orders are confirmed; 12th November 1837 – Assistant Apothecar, J. Dempsey, do. ing duty at the general hospital, to act as Assistant Apothecary and Assistant Steward to the detachment of recruits for the European regiment, proceeding to Agra by water, under the command of Captain F Beaty. 17th Novem", r 1837 – Assistant Surgeon A. Donaldson, M. D. doing duty at the general hospital, to take medical charge of Captain Beaty's detachment of recruits, proceeding to Agra by water. The following appointments, made in the Presidency division order of the 19 h ultimo, for the duties of the hospital of H r , jesty's 3d regiment of light dragoons, are confirmed as a temporary arrangement: Assistant. At othecary T. Nulty, on leave at the Presidency, to act as Apothecary Apprentice W. McKeon to act as Hospital Steward. a pprentice T. Muri by to act as Assistant Apothecary. Apprentices J. B. Hanly and T. Coleman to do duty in the hospital. There being no qualified officer present with the 9th native infantry, Lieutenant A. Q. Hooper, of the 24th regiment, is appointed to at t as Interpreter and Quarter master to that corps, and directed to join.
Head Quarters, Camp, Delhi, December 6th. – The Sir. bird division order of the 99th ultimo, directing Surgeon B. W. Macleod, M. o. of the 3d regiment of cavalry, to receive medico charge of the 27th regimeut of native infantry from Sur. geon W. S. Charles, M. D. is confirmed.
5th batt. artillerv.–Lieut. and brevet Cantain and adjutroit J. Turton, from 25th Nov. to 1st Jan. 1835, to remain at Nee'...', preparatory to applying for furlough to Europe via o "bay. N. B. This cancels the unexpired period of he leave granted |. brevet C“ptain Turton, in generai orders of the 39th Augat as H-at Quarte s, Camp, Bur-Ke Chaokee, recember 13th – The presidency div sion order of the 34th ultimo, directing ensign A H. C. Sewell, at present at ached to the 4th na ive infantry, to joi, and do duty with the 65th regiment of native infant y, is confirmed. The presidency division order of the 94th ultimo, directing the u’ derinent oned enrigo at present attached to the 9th native infantry, to join and do duty wi.h the regiments specified oppesite their names, is confirmed : ...nsigns F. H. Thomas, C. MacMillan, E. Cook, H. B. Meivil e, J. I. Mainwaring A. O. Farquharson, W. R. Cunninghain, N B. Chamber a n, with the 12th native infantry at to arrackPore : W. E. Mulcaster, J Robinson, A Skene, M. B. W. h =h. W. F. Nuthall, (; , icolson, aud W. H. Oakes, with the 13, a native infantry at Hatrackpore. The Ben res division order of the 27th ultimo, directing errduc or J Green, of the Chunar magazine, to proceed with the Stores for the practice of the artillery division to Sultan ore. *enares, and to remain with the division during the practice season, is confirmed. The untierinentioned officer has leave of absence: 37th regt. N. ...—Lieutenant T. Hutton from 1st March to “Ist October 1833 to visit the hills west of the Jumna, ea private affairs. N. B. This cancels the leave granted to Lieut. Hutton, in ge, oral orders of the 1, th instant. The Aiee ut a tillery division order of the 5th instant, directing lieute ant and adjutant J. H. Danieli, of the 2d ur-sate, to “t is adju, ant to the division is confirmed. The gra artillery division order of the Ist instant, directin: Gunners otto, of the od, and Kehoe, of the 4th corn pany oth battalion, to act as lauoratory-men uuring to e practice season, is coil si nied. . The Henares artillery division order of the 1st instant, ext"o the following arrangements for the annual practice season is confirmed : 1st Lieutenant F. Gaitskell, of the 4th company 3d battalion of artillory, to act as adjutant to the divisi
* on Staff sergeant . . . a 's, of the 3d company 3d battalion, to act
as sergeant major and quarte master sergeant. Cunners G. Byrnes, of the th, an 1 F Sullivan, of the ci
company Ju oattaliou, to be laboratory-ineu.
The Renares division order of the 27th ultimo, appointing Assistant Surgeon T. Smith, M. o. of the 8th regiment of light cavalry, to the medical harge of the au tillery assimbled for practice at Sultan pore. is confirmed. Ensign J. W. Carnegie, of the 15th regiment native infantry, having been declared by the examiners of the college of Fort Willian to be qualified for the office of interpreter to a native corps, is exempted from further examination in the native lauguages. Ensign George Gardner Bowring is, at his own request removed from the 17th, and posted to the 9t regiment of native infantry Ensign Thomas Latter is, at his own request, remoted from the 4-th. and post-d to the 67th regiment or native infantry. Jem adar Moh put Sin , late of the 69th regiment notive insantly, and who was transferred to the pension establishment by general orders of the 30th of August 1833, is in consequence of his wounds and length of se vice, allowed the additioual invalid pay of his rank. from the 20th ultino The undernmentioned officers have leave of absence : Infantry—Ensign C D veton, doing duty with the 40th native infantry, from 25th November to 25 h February 1833, to proceed to the preside cy, on Inedicol certificate, preparatory to applying for leave to sea. Ordnance commiss triat department—conductor J. Graves, from 15th December to 19th March, 1838, to visit Allahabad, on private affairs.
Head Quarters, Camp, Delhi. December 10th.-Lieutenant
lieutenant and brevet ('alotain G. J. Cookson, alju ant of the left
24th to the 19th regiinent of
Head Quarters. Camp. Barctah, De ember 15th.-Frisign Nevi'ile Bowles hamberlain is, at his own request, removed from the byd, and posted to the oth legiment of native insantry unuer orders for luck now
The undermentioned officers have leave of absence:
34th regt, N. 1 — For sign C. F. M. Munay, from 1st Jan. to 1st July 1834, in extension, to is it the presidency, on medical certificate prelaratory to a spplying for furlough.
3, th regt N. 1.-Lieutenant intr and Qr, Mr. J. G. W. Curtis. from 16th occ. to 16th March 1939, to visit the presidency, on private aflails.
point g gunners Richard on and James Ford, or the 1st c, no-
‘1 he undermentioned ificer as leave of absence:
27th regioneut native infantry –Captain L. W. Gibson, from | oth January 1 38 to oth November 1838, in extension, to remain at Situla, on medical ce, tisica e.
48th regiment native insautry.—l ieutenant and brevet captain E. race, from 12th D. ceinber to 31st March 1-3-, to preceed to the presidency, preparatory to submitting an **ioca less for furlough.
55th regiment native infantry —Lieut. Col. M. C. webber. from - d Decemb r to , to reunalu al Beruanpore, aud awaii the arrival of his regiuent.