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Ms. Codex 810 - Standing orders for the garrison of Fort St. George
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Title:
Standing orders for the garrison of Fort St. George [manuscript].
Origin:
[Madras], 1795.
Physical description:
82 leaves : paper ; 173 x 110 (158 x 80) mm. bound to 175 x 111 mm.
Summary:
Detailed record of military drill and discipline including the number of guns to be used in salutes to various notabilities; the regulations for the General Hospital and the Arrack Godown; the regulations of the Conjee House [lock-up, cells]; and the standing orders for the garrison Band.
Notes:
Ms. codex.
Title from title page (f. 1r).
Foliation: Paper, 82; [1-82]; modern foliation in pencil, upper right recto.
Script: Written in a cursive script, apparently in the hand of Thomas Sydenham (signature, inside upper cover).
Binding: Contemporary green morocco note book.
Origin: Written at Fort St. George (Madras, India) in 1795 (note, inside upper cover).
Cite as:
UPenn Ms. Codex 810.
Manuscript location:
Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts University of Pennsylvania Ms. Codex 810
 
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