by Sir William Muir. Published 1897 by T. & T. Clark in Edinburgh .
Mr Thomason was appointed Leiutenant-Governor of the North-Western Provinces of India in 1843, and administered that Government until his death in 1853. The following account was published in the Calcutta review shortly after, with a view to lay before the public the history of a great and good Administrator. And now though after two-score years, it may still be of interest, not only for the noble example it gives to our Indian authorities, but also as tracing the origin of Institutions that owe their birth to Thomason.
…While Thomason was only the advocate and helper of the Ganges Canal he was the originator of the Engineering College at Rookee. (p65)