Manuscript notes for Warren Hastings, [1903?].

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Strachey, Lytton, 1880-1932. Manuscript notes for Warren Hastings, [1903?].

Manuscript notes for Warren Hastings, [1903?].

Autograph manuscript notes, affidavits, and extracts (mostly from the British Museum) used in writing "Warren Hastings, Cheyt Singh and the Begums of Oude," the thesis (Fellowship dissertation) written by Strachey for Trinity College, Cambridge. Strachey attended Trinity College from 1899 to 1905.

1 v. (c. 575 leaves) ; 32 x 25 cm.

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