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Cornwallis

Charles, 1st Marquis Cornwallis. 1738--1805, British general in the War of American Independence: commanded forces defeated at Yorktown (1781): defeated Tipu Sahib (1791): governor general of Bengal (1786--93, 1805): negotiated the Treaty of Amiens (1801)
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On Cornwallis Island he discovered graptolites, important index fossils for the lower Paleozoic, in an unusually complete state of preservation.
Dominica had won the previous season's Cornwallis, while Anglezarke was a daughter of Acclamation trained by Easterby.
Cornwallis is favourite to retain her title in this week's women's world championship in Manchester although a high-quality field includes Lumley following a two-year lay-off.
They stayed on the ships at first, but Cornwallis immediately ordered the men to start cutting trees along the waterfront.
While General Marquis de Lafayette awaited the arrival of the French fleet and Washington's troops at Yorktown, he needed to keep an eye on what Cornwallis was up to.
Channon, who believes the drop back to five furlongs would not be an inconvenience, said: "I wouldn't mind going back to Salisbury for the Cornwallis, although we could consider a Listed race (Rockingham Stakes) at York.
ANY hopes of a cash retrieval in the Cornwallis vanishes and favourite backers kiss bye- bye to their hard-earned when Johnson-Houghton's 16 to 1 shot Tatibah (J Reid) scoots home.
A brave, aggressive commander and a skillful tactician, Cornwallis had little strategic ability; his tenures as governor-general in India and Ireland revealed a talent for civil administration and conciliation.
He sailed for Europe in 1780 to arrange for a loan to the American forces, was captured by the British and imprisoned in the Tower of London, and later was exchanged for Lord Cornwallis.
Black announced that the Bank plans to add full service banking to its location at the corner of Elm Street and Cornwallis Drive in Greensboro.
The pupils at the school in Cornwallis Road, Rugby, took part in activities including a crazy hair day, and a day of old fashioned playground games.
During the last world championships, in Paris two years ago, she even held a match point against overwhelming favourite Charlotte Cornwallis, eventually losing by the narrowest of margins.