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the embassy, with its reduced equipment, left Agra on the 21st of July, to cross the Doaub, the Mesopotamia of India, for Caunpore, the nearest military station belonging to the East India Company under the Bengal government. From Surat to Agra, Sir Charles and his party had travelled entirely on horseback; from hence to Caunpore they intended proceeding in palanquins.
CONCLUSION OF THE JOURNEY FROM SURAT TO CALCUTTA,
"Thrice happy, blest Britannia's bounded kings!
Of future times to spread that better sun
"The boundless Good, without the pow'r of 111." Thomson.
Departure of the embassy from Agra for Calcutta—rainy season in
that part of Hindostan-Ferozabad—Shakuabad—Jesswant-nug-