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date: 19 October 2019

Morris, John Carnaclocked

(1798–1858)
  • [Anon.]
  • , revised by Peter L. Schmitthenner

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Morris, John Carnac (1798–1858), Indologist, was born on 16 October 1798, the second son of John Morris of the Bombay civil service, who was subsequently a director of the East India Company. Morris entered the Royal Navy as a midshipman in 1813 and saw active service during the last two years of the French war. On the conclusion of the war in 1814 his father sent the following laconic note to his captain, ...

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