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Pw H 287/1-3 : Letter from Lord W.H. Cavendish Bentinck, Camp Bahadaghur [Bahadurpur], India, to [W.H.C. Cavendish-Scott-Bentinck] 4th Duke of Portland, Cavendish Square, London; 4 Dec. 1831 (Pw H 287/1-3)

would disappear, &
it did so - In these
nine days, the army
lost ten thousand men.
The caprice of the disease
is extraordinary - attac-
king one side of a
[word illegible] & not touching
the other. In L[or]d Hastings'
camp at a later period,
when he had only
the same marching
establishment as I
have, it attacked the
Bodyguard & another
part of his Troop on
each flank, but did
not touch the infantry