Blacker, Valentine, 1778-1823

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1778-10-19
Death 1826-02-04

Biographical notes:

British Army officer and historian, stationed in Madras, India.

From the description of Letter book, 1798-1813. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 154270469

From the description of Letter book, 1798-1813. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19242458

1798 commission in the Madras cavalry; 1799 cornet, served in the Fourth Anglo-Mysore War (1798-1799); 1800 aide-de-camp to Colonel Stevenson; 1800s served in the southern provinces of the Madras presidency under Colonel Agnew; 1800s quartermaster-general's department of the army of Fort St George; 1810 head of the quartermaster-general's department, the army of Fort St George; 1815 served with the reserve army under Lieutenant-General Sir Thomas Hislop; 1817-1818 served in the Third Anglo-Maratha War (Pindari War); 1821 returned to Europe; c 1822 left for India; 1823 CB; c 1823 surveyor-general of India.

Epithet: army officer in India

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001394.0x0001ea

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Subjects:

  • Soldiers--Correspondence

Occupations:

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Places:

  • Vellore, Madras (as recorded)
  • India (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • Coimbatore, Madras (as recorded)
  • Iran, Asia (as recorded)
  • Anantapur, Madras (as recorded)
  • Tanjore, Madras (as recorded)
  • Bombay, India (as recorded)
  • Travancore State, India (as recorded)
  • Kanara District, Madras (as recorded)
  • Kolhapur State, India (as recorded)
  • Rangoon, Myanmar (as recorded)
  • Cuddapah, Madras (as recorded)
  • Trichinopoly, Madras (as recorded)
  • Hyderabad State, India (as recorded)
  • India (as recorded)
  • Madras, India (as recorded)
  • Mysore State, India (as recorded)