Major-General Robert Clive, 1st Baron Clive, KB (1725–1774), also known as Clive of India was a key figure in the creation of British India. He was a successful commander against the French and the Nawab of Bengal in the Carnatic Wars and the third Commander-in-Chief in India.
Historical books on-line
The East India military calendar, Volume 2 by John Philippart 1824 The late Major-General Robert, Lord Clive (Google Books)
The life of Robert, Lord Clive: collected from the family papers communicated by the Earl of Powis by Major-General Sir John Malcolm GCB FRS 1836 Volume I,Volume II, Volume III (archive.org)
The Life of Robert, first lord Clive by the Rev. G. R. Gleig 1848 (archive.org)
Macaulay's essay on Lord Clive with an historical map, historical notes, and a sketch of Macaulay's life by D. H. M. 1891 (archive.org)
Sketches of rulers of India Vol II by G. D. Oswell 1908 Lord Clive (archive.org)