Finding their number insufficient, he recruited from the negroes, and formed the whole into mixed companies. Working in this way, he soon found himself at the head of a body of men, well taught and well disciplined, and ready to undertake any enterprise...
History of the French in India: From the Founding of Pondichery in 1674 to ... - Page 107
by George Bruce Malleson - 1868 - 583 pages
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