Arrival of Lord Canning

Arrival of Lord Canning 1856

Lord Canning sailed to India to fill the vacancy created by return of Lord Dalhousie. Canning had earlier served in the Royal Commission on the British Museum and was known to have good general administrative ability. He entered his office in India at the close of February 1856.

  • Lord Canning was the last Governor General of East India Company.

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