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Macquarie Letterbook 3 August 1797 - 22 November 1802.
Mitchell Library, Sydney. ML Ref: A790 pp.125-133;
[Microfilm copy CY Reel 305, frames #130-138].

Macquarie Journal 1799
Mitchell Library, Sydney. ML Ref: A769-A.pp.1-50;
[Microfilm copy CY Reel 300, frames #4-53].


Guide to the Papers of Lachlan Macquarie and the Macquarie Family in the Mitchell Library, State Library of NSW.
Sydney: Library Council of NSW, 1990.

United Kingdom:
BAXTER, Ian A. India Office Library and Records. A Brief Guide to Biographical Sources. London: British Library, 1990 [2nd ed.]

HILL, Samuel Charles. Catalogue of the Home Miscellaneous Series of the India Office Records. London: India Office, 1927.

MOIR, Martin. A General Guide to the India Office Records. London: Britsh Library, 1988.

WAINWRIGHT, M.D. and MATTHEWS, Noel. A Guide to Western Manuscripts and Documents in the British Isles Relating to South and South East Asia. London: Oxford University Press, 1965.

Contemporary Sources to 1900:

Alphabetical List of the Officers of the Indian Army... from the year 1760, to the Year 1834 inclusive, corrected to September 30, 1837.
(eds.) Dodwell and Miles. London: Longman, Orme, Brown, & Co., 1838.

Annual Register... For The Year 1799. [London, 1801: Vol. 41]
[see: Chapter IV pp.48-63; and Characters: 'Biographical Anecdotes of the late Tippoo Sultaun,' pp.316-322].

Asiatic Annual Register. [for 1799 and 1800].

Authentic Memoirs of Tippoo Sultan: written by an officer of the East India Service. London: 1799. [Reprint: Delhi, Takshila Hardbounds, 1979].

BEATSON, Alexander. A View of the Origin and Conduct of the War with Tippoo Sultaun. London: G. & W. Nichol, 1800.

BEGBIE, P.J. History of the Services of the Madras Artillery, with a sketch of the rise of the power of the East India Company in southern India... Madras: 1852 [2 vols.]

Bombay Courier. [for 1799].

BUCHANAN, Francis. A Journey from Madras through the Countries of Mysore, Canara, and Malabar: for the express purpose of investigating the state of agriculture, arts and commerce, the religion, manners, and customs, the history natural and civil, and antiquities. New Delhi: Asian Educational Services [Reprint]1988, 1998 [3 vols]. [Originally publ. London: East India Company, 1807].

DIROM, Major [Alexander]. A Narrative of the Campaign in India which terminated the War with Tippoo Sultan in 1792. London: 1793. [Reprint: New Delhi, Asian Educational Services, 1985].

Gazetteeer of Coorg.
Compiled by Rev. G. Richter. First publ. 1870, (with 1 map and 4 illus.).[Reprint edition 1995].

HOOK, Theodore Edward. The Life of General, the Right Honourable Sir David Baird, Bart. G.C.B. K.C. London: Richard Bentley, 1832 [2 vols].

HOME, Robert. Select Views in Mysore: the country of Tippoo Sultan from drawings taken on the spot by Mr. Home with historical descriptions.
First publ. London: Bower, 1794. [Reprint: New Delhi: Asian Educational Services, 2000].

Imperialism & Orientalism: a documentary sourcebook.
(eds.) Barbara Harlow & Mia Carter.
Oxford: Blackwell, 1999. [see: 'Oriental Despotisms and Political Economies' pp. 40-48 for a selection of contemporary documents relating to Tipu Sultan].

KIRMANI, Mir Hussain Ali Khan. History of Tipu Sultan: being a continuation of the Neshani Hyduri. Translated from Persian by Col. W. Miles. First publ.1864. [Reprint edition 1997].

MILL, James. The History of British India.
London: 1858 [5th ed.]
[see: Book VI Chapter VIII (1798-1799)].

M.D.L.T., (Maistre de La Tour) The History of Hyder Shah, alias Hyder Ali Khan Bahadur, and of His Son Tippoo Sultan. Translated from French.
[Variant title: The History of Hyder Ali and Tipu Sultan: a contemporary history] [by M.M.D.L.T.; revised and corrected by Prince Gholam Mohammed] (Orig. publ. c.1856) New Delhi: Cosmo Publications, [c.1976].
[see: pp.261-313 'Extracted From Charles Stuart's Catalogue and Memoirs of Tippo Sultaun.'(1809)].

MICHAUD, J. F. Michaud's History of Mysore, under Hyder Ali & Tippoo Sultan. / translated from the French by V.K. Raman Menon; with a foreword by the Raja of Panagal. New Delhi: Asian Educational Services, 1985. [Reprint: 1926].
[Translation of: Histoire des progrès et de la chûte de l'empire de Mysore, sous les règnes d'Hyder-Aly et Tippoo-Saib. [Originally published: 1800].

Narrative Sketches of the Conquest of the Mysore, Effected by the British Troops and Their Allies, in the Capture of Seringapatam and the Death of Tippoo Sultaun May 4, 1799. With Notes Descriptive and Explanatory. Worcester: J. Tymbs, 1806 [7th ed.].

NOLAN, E. H. The Illustrated History of the British Empire in India and the East, from the Earliest Times to the Suppression of the Sepoy Mutiny in 1859. London: Virtue & Co. 1858 [c1879] (3 vols).
[see: Vol. 2: Chapter XCIX "Final War with Tippoo Sultan..." pp.47-480].

"Papers presented to the House of Commons relating to the late war in the East Indies with Tippoo Sultaun." in House of Commons Sessional Papers of the Eighteenth Century. (ed.) Sheila Lambert. Wilmington, Delaware: Scholarly Resources, 1975.
[see: Vol. 126: House of Commons Papers: George III: East India Company 1799 and 1800 pp.107-166.]

PHILIPPART, John. The East India Military Calendar; containing the services of general and field officers of the Indian army. London: Parbury and Allen, 1823-1826. [3 vols]

PRICE, David. Memoirs of the Early Life and Service of a Field Officer on the Retired List of the Indian Army. London W.H. Allen & Co. 1839.

RICE, B. Lewis. Mysore: a gazetteer compiled for government. Westminster: Archibald Constable & Co., 1897 [Revised edition] 2 vols. [Reprint edition. New Delhi: Asian Educational Services, 2001].

The Royal Military Calendar or Army Service and Commission Book containing the services and progress of promotion of the Generals, Lieutenant-Generals, Major-Generals, Colonels, Lieutenant-Colonels, and Majors of the Army, according to seniority: with details of the principal military events of the last century. London: A.J. Valpy, 1820 (5 vols). [Facsimile reprint: The Naval & Military Press, 2003].

SCOTT, Jonathan. An Historical and Political View of the Deccan South of the Kistnah; including a Sketch of the Extent and Revenue of the Mysorean Dominions as Possessed by Tippoo Sultaun at the Commencement of the War in 1790. With Appendix. London: J. Debrett, 1798. 2nd edition. pp. 1-55.
[Reprinted in Representing India Vol. IV. (ed.) Michael John Franklin. London: Routledge, 2000].

VALENTIA, George. Voyages and Travels to India, Ceylon, The Red Sea, Abysinnia, and Egypt in the years 1802, 1803, 1804, 1805 and 1806.
London: Rivington, 1811. [4 vols.] [Reprint: New Delhi; Asian Educational Services, 1994.]
(see: Vol. 1: India-Ceylon pp. 357-368 for a description of Seringapatam, and some observations on the character and behaviour of Tipu, and his father, Haidar Ali).

WILKS, Mark. Historical Sketches of the South of India in an Attempt to Trace the History of Mysoor: from the origin of the Hindoo government of that state, to the extinction of the Mohammedan dynasty in 1799. Edited with notes by Murray Hammick. Mysore: Government Branch Press, 1930-1932. [2 vols.]
[Reprint. Originally published: London: Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orme, 1810 [4 vols].

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PETERKIN, A. and JOHNSTON, William. Commissioned Officers in the Medical Services of the British Army 1660-1960. London: Wellcome Historical Medical Library, 1968. [Vol.1. 1660-1898].

RIDDICK, John F. Who Was Who in British India. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1998.

SKELTON, Constance Oliver, and BULLOCH, John Malcolm. Gordons Under Arms: a biographical muster roll of officers named Gordon in the navies and armies of Britain, Europe, America and in the Jacobite risings. Aberdeen: The New Spalding Club, 1912

WHITWORTH, George Clifford. An Anglo-Indian Dictionary. A Glossary of Indian Terms used in English, and of such English or other non-Indian Terms as have obtained special meaning in India. London; Kegan Paul, Trench & Co., 1885.
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YULE, Henry and Burnell, A.C. Hobson-Jobson: a glossary of colloquial Anglo-Indian words and phrases, and of kindred terms, etymological, historical, geographical and discursive. Delhi: Munshiram Manoharlal, 1968 (2nd ed.). [New ed. edited by William Crooke].

General Works:

CAVALIERO, Roderick. Strangers in the Land; the rise and decline of the British Indian Empire. London: I.B. Tauris, 2002.

COLLEY Linda. Captives: Britain, Empire and the World 1600-1850. London: Jonathan Cape, 2002].
[see: pp. 263-268 and Chapter 9 'The Tiger and the Sword.' pp.269-307.

DALRYMPLE, William. White Mughals: Love and Betrayal in Eighteenth Century India. London: HarperCollins, 2002.

The Eighteenth Century in Indian History: Evolution or Revolution?
(ed.) P.J. Marshall. New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2003.

FRY, Michael. The Scottish Empire. Edinburgh: Birlinn, 2001.
[see: Chapter 7: "'Compassion For Fallen Greatness': India" pp.83-95.]

History in the Vernacular. (eds.) Raziuddin Aquil and Partha Chatterjee. Ranikhet, India: Permanent Black, 2008.
[see: NAIR, Janaki. "Eighteenth-Centiury Passages to a History of Mysore. pp.66-106].

INGRAM, Edward. Commitment to Empire: prophecies of the great game in Asia, 1797-1800. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1981.

JASANOFF, Maya. Edge of Empire: Lives, Culture and Conquest in the East 1750-1850. New York: Knopf, 2005.

McLAREN, Martha. British India & British Scotland 1780-1830: Career Building, Empire Building, and a Scottish School of Thought on Indian Governance. Akron, Ohio: University of Akron Press, 2001.

NIGHTINGALE, Pamela. Trade and Empire in Western India 1784-1806. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1970.

The Oxford History of the British Empire. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1998-1999 [5 vols].
[See: Vol II. The Eighteenth Century (ed.) P.J. Marshall; and Vol V. Historiography. (ed.) Robin Winks].

SUBRAHMANYAM, Sanjay. Penumbral Visions: Making Polities in Early Modern South India. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2001.

The Raj: India and the British, 1600-1947. (ed.) C.A. Bayly. London: National Portrait Publications, 1990.

What Life Was Like in the Jewel in the Crown: British India AD 1600-1905. Richmond, Virginia: Time-Life Books, 1999.

Lachlan Macquarie
ELLIS, M. H., Lachlan Macquarie: his life, adventures, and times. Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1952 [2nd ed. revised].

RITCHIE, John. Lachlan Macquarie: a biography. Melbourne: Melbourne University Press, 1986 pp.25-49.

Tipu Sultan

ARCHER, Mildred. Tippoo's Tiger. London: HMSO, 1959.

BOWRING, Lewin B. Haidar Ali and Tipu Sultan and the Struggle of the Musalman Powers of the South. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1899. [Rulers of India Series].

BRITTLEBANK, Kate. Tipu Sultan's Search for Legitimacy: Islam and Kingship in a Hindu Domain. Delhi: Oxford University Press, 1997.

BUDDLE, Anne. The Tiger and the Thistle: Tipu Sultan and the Scots in India 1760-1800. Edinburgh: National Gallery of Scotland, 1999.

BUDDLE, Anne. Tigers Round the Throne: the Court of Tipu Sultan. London: Zamana Gallery, 1990.

Confronting Colonialism: Resistance and Modernization under Haidar Ali & Tipu Sultan. (ed). Irfan Habib. New Dehli: Tulika, 1999.

FORREST, Denys. Tiger of Mysore: the Life and Death of Tipu Sultan. London: Chatto & Windus, 1970.

KAUSER, Kabir. Secret Correspondence of Tipu Sultan. New Delhi: Light & Life Publishers, 1980.

MOHIBBUL HASSAN KHAN. History of Tipu Sultan. Calcutta: 1951.

MOIENUDDIN, Mohammad. Sunset at Srirangapatam: After the Death of Tipu Sultan, Tiger of Mysore. London: Sangam Books, 2000.

State and Diplomacy Under Tipu Sultan: documents and essays.
(ed.) Irfan Habib. New Delhi: Tulika, 2001

STRONGE, Susan. Tipu's Tigers. London: V&A Publications, 2009.

Tipu Sultan: A Great Martyr.
(ed.) B. Sheikh Ali. Bangalore; University of Bangalore, 1993.

Tipu Sultan and His Age: A Collection of Seminar Papers.
(ed.) Aniruddha Ray. Kolkata, The Asiatic Society, 2002.

Art, Literature & Theatre

de ALMEIDA, Hermione and GILPIN, George H. Indian Renaissance: British Romantic Art and the Prospect of India. Aldershot, Hants.: Ashgate, 2005.
[see: 'Tigers Of All Stripes' pp.35-40; and 'Part Four: Storming Seringapatam: the Drama and Romance of Empire.' pp.145-180].

BUDDLE, Anne. "The Tipu Mania: Narrative Sketches of the Conquest of Mysore." MARG Vol. XL No.4 1989 pp.53-70.

CHATTERJEE, Amal. Representations of India, 1740-1840: the Creation of India in the Colonial Imagination. Basingstoke: Palgrave, 1998.
[see: Chapter 11. "Hyder Ali and Tipu Sultan." pp.173-194].

DAVIS, Richard H. Lives of Indian Images. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1997.
[see: 'Indian Images Collected,' pp. 143-157 for discussion of the looting of Seringapatam and the story of Tipu's mechanical tiger – now located in the V&A Museum, London.

O'QUINN, Daniel. Staging Governance: theatrical imperialism in London, 1770-1800. Baltimore: John Hopkins University Press, 2005.
[see: Chapter 7: 'War and Precinema: Tipu Sultan and the Allure of Mechanical Display' pp.312-348].

PAL, Pratapaditya and DEHEJIA, Vidya. From Merchants to Emperors: British artists and India, 1757-1930. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1986 pp.50-58.

The Raj: India and the British, 1600-1947. (ed.) C.A. Bayly. London: National Portrait Gallery Publications, 1990.

TELTSCHER, Kate. India Inscribed: European and British Writing on India 1600-1800. New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 1995.
[see: Chapter 7: "'Vocabularies of Vile Epithets': British Representations of the Sultans of Mysore." pp.229-258].

Military History

The Bombay Artillery. List of Officers Who Have served in the Regiment of the Bombay Artillery from its Formation in 1749 to Amalagamation with the Royal Artillery... (compiled by) Colonel F.W .M. Spring. London: William Clowes, 1902. [Reprint: 2005 by The Naval & Military Press].

CADELL, Sir Patrick. A History of the Bombay Army. London: Longmans Green, 1938.

COOPER. Randolf G.S. The Anglo-Maratha Campaigns and the Contest for India: the struggle for control of the South Asian military economy. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003.

EGERTON, Wilbraham Egerton. A Description of Indian and Oriental armour: illustrated from the collection formerly in the India Office, now exhibited at South Kensington, and the author's private collection: With a map, twenty-three full-page plates (two coloured), and numerous woodcuts: With an introductory sketch of the military history of India by Lord Egerton of Tatton. London: W.H. Allen & Co., Limited, 1896.

FORTESQUE, J.W. A History of the British Army.
London: Macmillan, 1906.
[see: Vol. IV. Part II 1789-1801 [pp.711-745]; and Vol. IV Maps and Plans: Map No.27].

HAYTHORNTHWAITE, Philip J. The Colonial Wars Source Book. London: Arms & Armour Press, 1995 [pp.61-75].

Historical Record of the Twelfth, or the East Suffolk, Regiment of Foot: containing an account of the formation of the Regiment in 1685, and of its subsequent services to 1847. Compiled by Richard Cannon. London: Parker, Furnivall & Parker, 1848.

Historical Record of the Seventy-Third Regiment: containing an account of the formation of the Regiment from the period of its being raised as the Second Battalion of the Forty-Second Highlanders in 1780 and of its subsequent services to 1851. Compiled by Richard Cannon. London: Parker, Furnivall & Parker, 1851.

Historical Records of the Survey of India. Collected and compiled by R.H. Phillimore. Dehra Dun, India: Surveyor General of India, 1945-1958 [4 vols].
[see: Vol. 18th Century; and Vol.2 1800 to 1815].

HODSON, V.C.P. Officers of the Bengal Army 1758-1834. London: Constable, 1927-1947 [4 vols]

INGRAM, Edward. In Defence of British India: Great Britain in the Middle East 1775-1842. London: Frank Cass, 1984.
[See: Chapter IV, 'The Role of the Indian Army at the end of the Eighteenth Century.' pp.48-66]

MACKENZIE, W.C. Colonel Colin Mackenzie: First Surveyor-General of India. Edinburgh: W. & R. Chambers, 1952.
[see: Chapter 9: 'The Fall of Seringapatam' pp.67-76].

MENEZES, Lt. General S.L. Fidelity and Honour: the Indian Army from the Seventeenth to the Twenty First Century. New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 1999.

Military History of British India (1607-1947). (ed.) H.S. Bhatia. New Delhi: Deep & Deep Publications, 1977.

MEURON, Guy de Le Régiment Meuron 1781-1816. Lausanne: Le Forum Historique, c.1982 pp.164-187.

MOON, Penderel. The British Conquest and Dominion of India. London: Duckworth, 1989.

PHYTHIAN-ADAMS, E.G. The Madras Regiment 1758-1958. Wellington (Tamil Nadu, India): C.D. Dhody & Sons, 1958.
[see: 'War Services' pp.104-125].

SANDES, E. W. C. The Military Engineer in India. Uckfield, East Sussex: Naval & Military Press, 1997 [reprint] (First publ. 1933).

Soldiers of the Raj: the Indian Army 1600-1947. (eds.) Alan J. Guy and Peter B.Boyden. London: National Army Museum, 1997.

The Bombay Artillery. List of officers who have served in the Regiment of Bombay Artillery from its formation in 1749 to amalgamation with the Royal Artillery, with dates of first commissions, promotions, casualties, also appointments held, war services, honours and rewards. Compiled by F.W.M. Spring. London: William Clowes and Sons, 1902.

THOMPSON, Rev. E.W. The Last Siege of Seringapatam: an account of the final assault, May 4th 1799; of the death and burial of Tippu Sultan; and of the imprisonment of British officers and men; taken from the narratives of officers present at the siege and of those who survived their captivity; compiled by the Rev. E.W. Thompson, M.A. Mysore: Wesleyan Mission Press, 1923. [reprinted Madras: Asian Educational Services, 1990].

Warfare and Weaponry in South Asia 1000-1800. (eds.) Jos. J.L. Gommans and Dirk H.A. Kolff. New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2001 [Oxford in India Readings: Themes in Indian History].

WEBB, E.A.H. History of the 12th. (the Suffolk) Regiment 1685-1913. London: Spottiswoode & Co., 1914.

WELLER, Jac. Wellington in India. London: Greenhill Books, 2000 [orig. publ. 1972].

DAVIES, Philip, The Penguin Guide to the Monuments of India.
London: Penguin, 1989 [2 vols].
[see: Volume Two. Islamic, Rajput, European. Entry: "Seringapatam (Srirangapatnam)." pp.569-573].

Eternal Kaveri: Historical Sites Along South India's Greatest River.(ed.) George Michell. Mumbai: Marg Publications 1999.
[see:Kate Brittlebank, "Srirangapattana: Tipu's Island Fort." pp.49-62].

RICE, B. Lewis. Mysore: a gazetteer compiled for government
Westminster: Archibald Constable & Co., 1897 [Revised edition] 2 vols. [Reprint edition. New Delhi: Asian Educational Services, 2001]
[see: Vol 2. entry for 'Seringapatam' pp. 292-303 + map]

SWAMY, L.N. History of Srirangapatna: A Visitor's Guide. New Delhi: Harman Publishing, 1996.

WATSA, Karita. Brahmins and Bungalows: Travels Through South Indian History.New Delhi: Penguin, 2004.
[see: "Srirangapattana: The Isle of Lost Dreams." pp. 11-42.

France & Mysore

India in the French Imagination: Peripheral Voices, 1754-1815. London: Pickering & Chatto, 2009.

Indo-French Relations. [eds.] K.S. Mathew and S. Jeyaseela Stephen.
Delhi: Pragati Publications, 1999.
[see: B. Sheik Ali, "French Relations with Haidar Ali and Tipu Sultan." pp. 1-18; and Jean Marie Lafont, "Observations on the French Military Presence in the Indian States 1750-1849." pp.199-234.

LAFONT, Jean-Marie. Indika: Essays in Indo-French Relations 1630-1976.
New Delhi: Centre de Sciences Humaines, 2000.
[see: "Some Aspects of the Relations Between Tipu Sultan and France 1761-1799: Tipu Sultan's Embassy to Versailles in 1787." pp.150-176].

Reminiscences: the French in India. New Delhi: Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage, 1997.

Research Essays & Journal Articles

BANERJEE, Ruchira. "The Chronicle of a War Foretold: Henry Becher's Impressions of Tipu Sultan's Mysore." Indica [India] Vol. 38 (1-2) 2001 pp.205-212.

BARUA, Pradeep. "Military Developments in India, 1750-1850." The Journal of Military History October 1994 pp.599-616.

BAYLY, C.A. "The British Military -Fiscal State and Indigenous Resistance: India 1750-1820." in Origins of Nationality in South Asia: patriotism and ethical government in the making of modern India. New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 1998 pp.238-275.

BRITTLEBANK, Kate. "Curiosities, Conspicuous Piety and the Maker of Time. Some Aspects of Kingship in Eighteenth-Century South India." South Asia: Journal of South Asian Studies Vol. XVI No. 2 (1993) pp.41-56.

BRITTLEBANK, Kate. "Sakti and Barakat: The Power of Tipu's Tiger. An Examination of the Tiger Emblem of Tipu Sultan of Mysore." Modern Asian Studies Vol. 29 No. 2 (1995) pp.257-269.

BRITTLEBANK, Kate. "Islamic Responses to the fall of Srirangapattana and the Death of Tipu Sultan (1799)." South Asia Vol. XXII Special Issue (1999) pp.79-86.

BRITTLEBANK, Kate. "Tales of Treachery: Rumour as the Source of Claims that Tipu Sultan was Betrayed." Modern Asian Studies Vol. 37 No. 1 (2003) pp.195-211.

BRITTLEBANK, Kate. "The White Raja of Srirangapattana: Was Arthur Wellesley Tipu Sultan's True Successor?." South Asia: Journal of South Asian Studies Vol. XXVI No. 1 (2003) pp.23-35.

BUDDLE, Anne. "The Tipu Mania: Narrative Sketches of the Conquest of Mysore." MARG Vol. XL No.4 1989 pp.53-70.

COLLEY, Linda. "Going Native, Telling Tales: Captivity, Collaborations and Empire." Past & Present No. 168 2000 pp.170-193.

COTTON, Julian James. "His Majesty's Regiment de Meuron." Calcutta Review Vol. 117 October 1903 [republished in the Journal of the Dutch Burgher Union of Ceylon Vol. LIV January-December 1964 pp.4-44].

CORNWELL, Bernard. "The Tiger of Mysore." MHQ: The Quarterly Journal of Military History Vol.9 (4) 1997 pp. 8-17.

DAVIS, Richard H. "Three Styles of Looting in India." History and Anthropology [Great Britain] Vol. 6 No. 4 (1994) pp.293-317.

FORREST, D.M. "Tipu Sultan in the Homes of His Enemies." Country Life No.149, 18 February 1971 pp.352-353.

KIERNAN, Victor. "Scottish Soldiers and the Conquest of India." in The Scottish Soldier Abroad, 1247-1967. (ed.) Grant G. Simpson. Edinburgh: John Donald, 1992 pp. 97-110.

MARSHALL, P.J. "'Cornwallis Triumphant': War in India and the British Public in the Late Eighteenth Century." in Trade and Conquest: studies on the rise of British dominance in India. Aldershot: Variorum, 1993 pp.57-74.

McPHEE, Constance C. "Tipu Sultan of Mysore and British Medievalism in the Paintings of Mather Brown." in Orientalism Transposed: the impact of the colonies on British culture." (eds.) J.F. Codell and Dianne Sachko. Aldershot, England: Ashgate, 1998 pp.203-215.

MORE, J.B.P. "Tipu Sultan and the Christians." Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations Vol. 14, No. 3, July 2003 pp.313-324.

NAIR, Janaki. "Tipu Sultan, History Painting and the Battle for 'Perspective.'" Studies in History Vol.22 No.1 2006 pp.97-143.

OETTERMANN, Stephan. "The Panoramas of Robert Ker Porter" in The Panorama. History of a Mass Medium. New York; Zone Books, 1997.
[see: pp.115-117 for a description of the Robert Ker Porter's 'The Storming of Seringapatam' panorama on display in London in 1800].

WALSH, Robin. "An Enemy of Tipu: a Scottish Soldier's View of 1799."
Research paper presented at the 'Tipu Sultan Bi-Centenary Commemoration International Seminar': Bangalore, India 5-6 May 1999. (unpubl.)