Outram, James, Sir, 1803-1863

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Lt.-General. Commanded two Divisions of the Bengal Army in the Mutiny, and accompanied the relief column to Lucknow. On the second relief, in November, Outram retired to the Alambagh and held it until the final capture of Lucknow in March, 1858.

From the description of Letters, 1849-1865. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122524234

1819 cadet, ensign in 4th native infantry, transferred to 1st grenadier native infantry, then 12th regiment; 1820 acting-adjutant; 1824-1835 served in Khandesh and Gujarat; 1836-1838 political agent at Mahi Kantha; 1838-1839 served in First Anglo-Afghan War; 1839 brevet-major; 1840-1841 political agent for Lower Sind; 1841-1842 political agent for Upper and Lower Sind; 1843 served in the Sind War, brevet lieutenant-colonel, CB; 1845-1847 resident at Satara; 1847-1852 and 1854 resident at Baroda; 1848 regimental major; 1853 regimental lieutenant-colonel; 1854 political agent and commander at Aden; 1854-1856 resident of Oudh; 1854 major-general; 1856 KCB; 1857 commander of the army for the Anglo-Persian War, GCB; 1857-1858 served in Indian Mutiny; 1858 military member of the governor-general's council, baronet, lieutenant general; 1861 KCSI.

Epithet: army officer in India

Title: 1st Baronet

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referencedIn Papers of Capt Robert FitzGerald, Bombay Army 1836-53, and of James Edward FitzGerald, Prime Minister of New Zealand 1854, 1835-1906 British Library
referencedIn Francis Henry Massey Sitwell papers., 1857 British Library
referencedIn Mary Louisa Goldney papers., 1857-1858 British Library
creatorOf Sir James Outram papers., 1857 British Library
referencedIn Sir John Willoughby: Letter book, 1827-1835 Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
referencedIn Gerald Chetwynd Talbot papers., 1856-1858 British Library
referencedIn Octavius Ludlow Smith papers., 1857-1858 British Library
referencedIn Walter, Emma Mary, 1816-1850. Diaries, 1838-1850. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Vol. III (ff. 316). Jan.-May 1843.India: Correspondence of successive Presidents of the Board of Control with the Prime Minister.: 1841-1846.includes:ff. 1-315 passim Frederick John Robinson, Viscount Goderich; 1st Earl of Ripon: Correspondence wit... British Library
referencedIn Miscellaneous papers including letters from Lord Dalhousie, Sir John Malcolm and Sir James Outram; signed notes by Mountstuart Elphinstone, Sir Stamford Raffles, and Sir Charles Trevelyan; and accounts of the siege of Madras (1759) and the capture of..., 1759-1861 British Library
referencedIn Vol. IV (ff. 356). June-Sept. 1843.India: Correspondence of successive Presidents of the Board of Control with the Prime Minister.: 1841-1846.Edward Law, 2nd Baron and (1844) 1st Earl of Ellenborough: Correspondence with Lord Ripon: 1841-1846.include... British Library
referencedIn RAWLINSON PAPERS. Vol. XLIV (ff. i + 143). Letters relating to the First Afghan War addressed to Rawlinson, as Political Agent at Kandahar, from:-(1) Sir William Hay Macnaghten, Bart., Envoy at Kabul; almost daily, 30 July-1 Nov. 1841. Macnaghten's ..., 1840-1841 British Library
referencedIn Letters and papers, dated 1841-92, of Henry Durance Cartwright, partner, Leckie & Co, managing agents, Bombay, including some memorabilia of his son, also called Henry Durance Cartwright, 1841-1892 British Library
referencedIn Vol. CCXCV, ff. 307, June 1845-May 1850.Field-Marshal Sir Henry Hardinge, 1st Viscount Hardinge Governor-General of India: Correspondence with Sir R. Peel: 1822-1850.Army; England: Memoranda, etc., by Lord Hardinge: 1841-1850.includes:ff. 1-283 Ind... British Library
creatorOf Outram, James, Sir, 1803-1863. Letters, 1849-1865. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
referencedIn 41295. MISCELLANEOUS PAPFRS AND FRAGMENTS., 1260-1913 British Library
referencedIn Weekly present state of the field force under the command of Major General Sir James Outram, G.C.B., Camp Alum Bagh, 1858 Feb. 8. University of Chicago Library
referencedIn LETTERS (42) of Lieut.-Gen. Sir James Outram, 1st Bart., to the Rev. [George Percy] Badger, D.C.L., and one (f. 96) on Badger's behalf to Sir C. Wood, Secretary of State for India; with eight letters (ff. 62, 81-87, 90, 92, 105, 108) to Badger from L... British Library
referencedIn NIGHTINGALE PAPERS. Vol. XLIII (ff. 337). Correspondence with:-(1) Edward Henry Stanley, Lord Stanley, 15th Earl of Derby 1869, as President of the Indian Army Sanitary Commission; 1857-1867. ff. 1-204. (2) James Pattison Walker, M.S., Surgeon-Gener..., 1857-1868 British Library
referencedIn Letter from Sir Henry Evan Murchison James (1846-1923), Indian Civil Service 1865-1900, Commissioner in Sind 1891-1900, to Lord Curzon sending him a complimentary copy of 'A Forgotten Chapter of Indian History .. the Memoirs of Seth Naomul Hotchand, ..., 1804-1878 British Library
referencedIn Papers of Sir John Willoughby, Bombay Civil Service 1817-51; East India Company Director 1854-58; Member of Council of India 1858-66, 1798-1864 British Library
referencedIn Vol. CCCLII (ff. 458). Aug. 1843.includes:ff. 1-5 Richard Plantagenet Temple-Nugent-Brydges-Chandos-Grenville, Marquess of Chandos; 2nd Duke of Buckingham and Chandos: Correspondence with Sir R. Peel: 1823-1846.ff. 7, 13 James Morrison, MP: Corre... British Library
referencedIn Weekly present state of the field force under the command of Major General Sir James Outram, G. C. B., Camp Alum Bagh, 1858 Feb. 8. Texas Christian University
referencedIn Papers of Hugh Trevor Lambrick, Indian Civil Service, Sind 1927-47, Fellow of Oriel College, Oxford 1947-71, 1802-1980 British Library
referencedIn Papers of Sir Charles Wood, 1st Viscount Halifax (1800-85), as President of the Board of Control 1853-55, and Secretary of State for India 1859-66, 1853-1870 British Library
referencedIn Photocopy of diary of Maj [Alexander William ] Gordon, ADC to General Neill during the latter's mutiny campaign describing the march to Cawnpore., 1857 British Library
creatorOf F. PAPERS OF RICHARD NAPIER49171. NAPIER PAPERS. Vol. LXXXVI (ff. i+214). Correspondence and papers of Richard Napier (b. 1787, d. 1868), barrister, fourth of the five sons of Hon. George Napier; 1809-1868. 1. ff. 1-79. Letters from Richard Baily, of..., 1809-1868 British Library
referencedIn Francis Henry Massey Sitwell papers., 1857 British Library
creatorOf MILLAR BEQUEST. Vols. XC, XCI. Autograph collection, 1689-1937 British Library
referencedIn Vol. CCCXLII (ff. 385). 1-12 Jan. 1843.includes:ff. 1-12 George Child-Villiers, 5th Earl of Jersey: Correspondence with Sir R. Peel: 1834-1845. f. 6 Charles Cecil Cope Jenkinson, 3rd Earl of Liverpool: Letter to Lord Jersey: 1842.: Copy. f. 14 John... British Library
referencedIn George Percy Badger papers., 1857-1862 British Library
referencedIn Miscellaneous Indian Mutiny Papers: correspondence, 1857-1858 British Library
creatorOf Sir James Outram papers., 1825-1839 British Library
referencedIn Vol. V (ff. 32 1). Oct.-Dec. 1843.India: Correspondence of successive Presidents of the Board of Control with the Prime Minister.: 1841-1846.Edward Law, 2nd Baron and (1844) 1st Earl of Ellenborough: Correspondence with Lord Ripon: 1841-1846.includes... British Library
referencedIn Papers of Maj-Gen Sir Frederic Goldsmid, Madras Army 1839-75, including material relating to his work on the Perso-Baluch and Perso-Afghanistan boundaries, 1836-1899 British Library
referencedIn Eastwick Collection: papers collected by Edward Backhouse Eastwick (1814-83), Bombay Army 1836-42, Professor of Hindustani, Haileybury 1845-58; including correspondence (1839-79) on 1st Afghan War and relations with neighbouring states; translation f..., 1830-1880 British Library
referencedIn Norman Chevers papers., 1857-1859 British Library
creatorOf Sir James Outram papers., 1842 British Library
referencedIn Papers of Brig-Gen John Jacob, Bombay Artillery 1828-58, Commandant, Scinde Irregular Horse 1841-58, Political Superintendent of Upper Sind 1847-58, 1817-1939 British Library
referencedIn Papers of Robert Vernon Smith, 1st Baron Lyveden (1800-73) as President of the Board of Control 1855-58, 1855-1858 British Library
referencedIn BRUCE PAPERS. Vol.. IV (ff. 332). (1) Correspondence with Sir Robert Montgomery, K.C.B. (G.C.S.I. 1866), chiefly as Lieutenant-Govemor of the Punjab; 1858-1864. f. 1. (2) Letters, etc. from Lt.-Gen. Sir James Outram, G.C.B., 1st Bart. 1858; 1856-1862..., 1856-1864 British Library
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Birth 1803-01-29

Death 1863-03-11

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