Recollections of Indian Government by a from a Chairman of the Directors of the East India Company
Kaye, John William: Memorials of Indian Government; being a selection from the Papers of Henry St. George Tucker, late Direvtor of the East India Company. Richard Bentley [London] 1853 1st edition 8vo.
x, 507pp. Original publisher’s blue cloth, blind stamped and gilt, a very good copy with little wear, contmeporary ownership signature Thos. Foster to blank before the title page, no other previous ownership markings. jan3/2
Henry St. George Tucker [1771 – 1851] travelled out to India as a midshipman but became a writer, captain of Volunteer cavalry, Military Secretary to Lord Wellesley, on 1790, Accountant General 1805, Chief Secretary to the Govt 1814. He left India in 1815 and became a Director of the H,E,I,C, and was sometime Chairman.
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