Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Knight Commander” in chapter 1.40, section c.1.40.146, page 349 of Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 25.:
... valuable and were highly appreciated by his government.
To attest the esteem and honor in which General Colston was held, the Khedive obtained for him from the Sultan, the firman and decoration of Knight Commander of the Turkish Imperial Order of the Osmanieh; a distinction which is never granted except for eminent and meritorious public services.
During the last expedition he was called upon to exhibit th...
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