Creighton, Henry
The ruins of Gour: described, and represented in eighteen views — London, 1817

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PREFACE.

Mr. Henry Creighton, from whose
drawings and observations made on the spot,
this book has been compiled, was the son of a
native of Scotland, settled in Sunderland. In
the year 1783, when still very young, he
entered as a mercantile assistant into the service
of Charles Grant, Escp who at that time was
in Bengal, and holding the important office
of Commercial Resident at the East India
Company’s factory in the district of Malda, for
providing silk and cotton piece-goods and raw
silk • the head station of which was within a few

b miles
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