CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 3470/6/1/720
TitleLetter: Colonel Alexander Adams
Date14 August 1803
Extent1 item
DescriptionLetter from Colonel Alexander Adams in which he gives an account of the part played by the 78th in the assault on Ahmednagur and the heavy casualties incurred, including the death of Captain Grant (see MS 3470/6/1/711). There is also a full account of a brawl in which Lieutenant John Fraser assaulted Quarter-Master McRae as a result of which the former was forced to hand in his resignation as an alternative to a court-martial. [Marked 'A5' in red lettering]
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