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" Their infantry is the best I have ever seen in India, excepting our own, and they and their equipments far surpass Tippoo's. I assure you that their fire was so heavy, that I much doubted at one time, whether I should be able to prevail upon our troops... "
The Dispatches of Field Marshal the Duke of Wellington, K. G. During His ... - Page 309
by Arthur Wellesley Duke of Wellington - 1835
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Political and Military Events in British India: From the Years ..., Volume 1

William Hough - India - 1853
...Major Malcolm1 on the 28th of 1 Despatches, vol. ii. p. 354. September, 1803, General Wellesley says, " Their infantry is the best I have ever seen in India,...attack them again, unless we have something nearer in equality of numbers." Colonel Welsh1 says, "a number of orderly books, kept by the European officers,...
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History of Europe (from 1789 to 1815). 12 vols. [and] Index vol, Volume 7

sir Archibald Alison (1st bart.) - 1854
...of Wellington, " was so heavy, I much doubted at the time whether I should be able to prevail on the troops to advance ; and all agree that the battle...troops behaved admirably — the sepoys astonished me. "—WELLINGTON to MAJOB MALCOLM, Oct. 3, 1803; GÜBWOOD, i. 43Г. HISTORY OF EUROPE. 145 force; they...
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History of Europe from the Commencement of the French Revolution ..., Volume 8

Sir Archibald Alison - Europe - 1860
...of Wellington, " was so heavy, I much doubted at the time whether I should be able to prevail on the troops to advance ; and all agree that the battle...troops behaved admirably — the sepoys astonished me." — WELLIHQTON to MAJOR MILCOLM, October 3, 1803 ; GCRWOOD, i. 437. CHAP, of the Mahratta horse on...
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