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\ORV) ইংরেজের জয় । ings and measurements that brought to light the dimensions of the old Fort, now almost entirely covered with modern buildings; and I was, fortunate enough when I came here to find a worthy successor to him and coadjutor to myself in the person of Mr. C. R. Wilson, of the Indian Education Department, who had carried Mr. Bayne's inquiries a good deal further, cleared up some doubtful points, corrected some errors, and fixed with accuracy the exact site of the Black Hole and Other features of the fort. All of these sites I set to work to commemorate while the knowledge was still fresh in Our minds. Wherever the Outer or inner line of the curtain and bastions of old Fort William had not been built over I had them traced on the ground with brass lines let into stone --you will see some of them on the main steps of the Post Office-and I caused white marble tablets to be inserted in the walls of the adjoining buildings with inscriptions stating what was the part of the old building that originally stood there. I think there are some dozen of these tablets in all, each of which tells its own tale. I further turned my attention to the site of the Black Hole, which was in the premises of the Post Office, and could not be seen from the street, being shut off by a great brick and plaster gateways. I had this obstruction pulled down, and an Open iron gate and railings erected in its place. I had the w buy