1 JUNE 1844, Page 11

A Court of Directors was held at the East India

House yesterday ; when Lieutenant-General the Right Honourable Sir Henry Hardinge, K.C.B., Governor-General of India, was unanimously appointed to succeed to the office of Commander-in-chief of the Company's forces in India, in the event of the death, resignation, or coming away from India of General Sir Hugh Gough, G.C.B.