Tag: Sir George Gough Arbuthnot
Once upon a Bank Crash – Part 2
Continued from part 1 Proceedings went on till the end of April. The chief concern of the plaintiffs was that Sir George was still at large and his counsel was pleading that his client be allowed to travel to England to appear for the insolvency petition filed there in connection with the affairs of the…
Once upon a Bank Crash – Part 1
I wrote this review of The Fall of Arbuthnot & Co by Dr Rangaswami Srinivasan (East West Books (Madras) Pvt Limited) in 2006 and have ever since then been searching for it. Conceive of my delight when I found the old Madras Musings issue in which it came. On October 22, 1906, the gates of…
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