Hyderabad & Punjab interest. John Graham Cordery, C.S.I., Resident at Hyderabad


James Graham Cordery, C.S.I.  A very good cabinet portrait card, 6½ x 4¼ ins, by BOURNE & SHEPHERD showing the Indian administrator three quarter length wearing frock coat. Cordery [1833-1900] went out to the Punjab in 1856 serving there as an assistant and then deputy commissioner. In 1864 he went to Berar as Deputy Commissioner. In the1870s he returned to the Punjab as Commissioner at Multan and in 1881 was appointed Commissioner of Peshawar. From 1883 he was Resident to the Nizam at Hyderabad, beiing appointed C.S.I. in 1887 before retiring the following year.      apr27/1

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