THE KING MINDOHN MIN.
THE THIRD BURMESE WAR AND THE FALL OF MANDALAY
THE rule of King Mindohn Avas mild and just and his reign peaceful. In 1855 a Burmese mission was sent to Calcutta to ask for the restoration of the province of Pegu ; to receive this reply from Lord Dalhousie, " So long as the sun shines in the heavens, so long will the British flag wave over Pegu." Missions from the Indian Government were sent to Ava in 1862 and 1867, and were received with marked respect
and all honour by the King, who expressed his earnest desire