Defeat of Sultan Tipoo
Ex James Watt Collection, Morton and Eden, 13th November 2002. Lot 225
Cornwallis, aided by the Mahrattas and Nizam of Hyderabad defeated Tipoo and made him surrender half of his possessions in addition to paying an indemnity of 3030 lakhs of rupees and giving his two sons as hostages. The sons of Tipoo arrived at Lord Cornwallis's camp on the 27th February 1792 and were received by Sir John Kenaway, and afterwards formally delivered to Lord Cornwallis by Gullam Ally Beg, the Sultan's Vackeel and other attendants.
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