See also:born at
See also:Aix on the 3oth of
See also:September 1749 . His
See also:Joseph Sextius Simeon (1717-1788), had been
See also:professor of
See also:law and royal secretary for the
See also:parlement of
See also:Provence . J . J . Simeon followed his father's profession, but he was outlawed for his
See also:share in the federalist
See also:movement in 1793, and only returned to France after the revolution of Thermidor . In the council of the Five
See also:Hundred, of which he was now a member, he took the conservative side . In 1799, for protesting against the invasion of the chamber by P . F . C .
See also:Augereau, he was imprisoned until the 18th
See also:Brumaire (9th
See also:November) . In the Tribunate he had an important share in the preparation of the
See also:Code, being rewarded by a seat in the council of state . In 1807 he was one of the commissioners sent to organize the new
See also:kingdom of Westphalia, and was premier of
See also:Jerome .
He served the Restoration as councillor of state and in the chamber of peers . In 1820 he was under-secretary of state for
See also:justice, and in the next
See also:minister of the interior until the fall of the
See also:ministry . A baron of the
See also:Empire become the permanent headquarters of many of the official establishments . During the
See also:Simla is the focus of
See also:Indian society; and viceregal and other balls, and entertainments of every description, are frequent . Simla is the headquarters of a volunteer
See also:corps, and there are numerous
See also:libraries and institutes, of which the chief is the
See also:United Service Institution, with a
See also:subsidy from
See also:government . The two chief medical institutions are the Ripon and
See also:Walker hospitals . There are a theatre, concert
See also:room and numerous churches . Educational institutions include
See also:Cotton's school for boys, the Mayo
See also:industrial school for girls, several aided
See also:schools for
See also:European boys and girls, and two Anglo-vernacular schools for natives . The
See also:Lawrence military asylums are at Sanawar, near Kasauli . The
See also:DISTRICT OF SIMLA has an
See also:area of lot sq. m., and had a population in 1901 of 40,351 . The mountains of Simla and the surrounding native states compose the S. outliers of the
See also:great central chain of the E .
See also:Himalaya .
They descend in agradual series from the
See also:main chain to the general level of the
See also:Punjab plain, forming a transverse S.W.
See also:spur between the great basins of the
See also:Ganges and the
See also:Indus . S. and E. of Simla the hills between the
See also:Sutlej and the Tons centre in the great
See also:peak of Chor, 11,982 ft. above
See also:sea-level . Throughout all the hills forests of deodar abound, while rhododendrons clothe the slopes up to the limit of perpetual
See also:snow . The
See also:rivers are the Sutlej, Pabar, Giri, Gambhar and Sarsa . The acquisition of the patches of territory forming the district
See also:dates from various times subsequent to the close of the Gurkha War in 1816, which
See also:left the
See also:British in possession of the whole
See also:tract of
See also:country from the
See also:Gogra to the Sutlej .
See also:Kumaon and
See also:Dehra Dun were annexed to the British dominions; but the
See also:rest, with the exception of a few localities retained as military posts and a portion sold to the
See also:raja of
See also:Patiala, was restored to the hill rajas, from whom it had been wrested by the Gurkhas .
See also:Garhwal state became attached to the
See also:North-Western Provinces; but the remaining principalities
See also:rank among the dependencies of the Punjab, and are known collectively as the Simla Hill States, under the superintendence of the
See also:commissioner of Simla, subordinate to the commissioner at
See also:Umballa . The chief of the Simla Hill States—which number 28 in all—are Jubbal,
See also:Bilaspur and
See also:Hindur .
ST SIMEON STYLITES (390-459)
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