The son of Charles Kaye, a solicitor, he was educated at Eton College and at the Royal Military College, Addiscombe. From 1832 to 1841 he was an officer in the Bengal Artillery, afterwards spending some years in literary pursuits both in India and in Britain. In 1856 he entered the civil service of the East India Company, and when the government of India was transferred to the British crown, he succeeded John Stuart Mill as secretary of the political and secret department of the India office. In 1871 he was made a KCSI. He died in London.
History of the Sepoy War in India (London, 1864-1876), which was revised and continued by Colonel GB Malleson and published in six volumes in 1888-1889
History of the War in Afghanistan (London, 1851), republished in 1858 and 1874
Administration of the East India Company (London, 1853)
The Life and Correspondence of Charles, Lord Metcalfe (London, 1854)
The Life and Correspondence of Henry St George Tucker (London, 1854)
Life and Correspondence of Sir John Malcolm (London, 1856)
Christianity in India (London, 1859)
Lives of Indian Officers (London, 1867)
Peregrine Pultney, a novel
Long engagements, a novel
He also edited several works dealing with Indian affairs; wrote Essays of an Optimist (London, 1870); and was a frequent contributor to periodicals.
Originally part of William Johnstons Cave Hill Farm, the cemetery is a landscaped burial ground east of downtown Louisville with its main entrance at the intersection of Baxter Ave.
William Johnston, appointed the countys first clerk by the Virginia legislature in 1783, supposedly built the areas first brick house in 1788 on the land know for its stone quarries and the spring that emanated from a hillside cave.
In 1846 Mayor Frederick Kaye and the City Council appointed a committee to investigate the possibility of developing the grounds as a garden-style cemetery, a concept that was gaining popularity at the time.
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