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MEMOIRS

OF

THE REV. C. F. SWART Z.

CHAPTER XIII.

Death of Hyder Ali-Continuation of the war by Tippoo Sul

tan-Return to Madras, and death, of Sir Eyre Coote--Successes of Colonel Fullarton in Southern India - Negotiation for peace-Lord Macartney requests Mr. Swartz to join the Commissioners at Seringapatam-He consents, and sets out on the journey-Letters to Mr. Sullivan--Meets Colonel Fullarton and his army–He is stopped by Tippoo's officers, at Sattimungalum— Returns to Tanjore-Declines attempting a second journey-Peace concluded with Tippoo-Letters to several friends on the preceding events-Journey with Mr. Sullivan to Ramanad - Plan of the provincial schools—Journey, on account of his health, to the coast–Letters to Mr. Sullivan, and Mr. Duffin.

XIII.

At the close of the year 1782, Hyder Ali, the CHAP. most powerful and able opponent of the British dominion in India, who had hitherto appeared,

1783.

VOL. II.

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