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MEMOIRS

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JOHN SHIPP,

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CHAPTER I.

The reader will probably recollect that he was informed, at the end of the Tenth Chapter of the preceding volume, that, after about three months' sail up the River Ganges, we reached Cawnpore in safety. The day before we arrived at that place, Colonel Wade sent for me, and gave me a strong and handsome letter of recommendation. In the evening of the next day we marched to tents which had been previously pitched for our reception. Here we found two officers of our own regiment, ready to receive us, with one of whom I had often dined when an officer in the same camp. He received me

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