Three Years in Cachar: With a Short Account of the Manipur Massacre
19cm x 12.5cm. xiv, 15-188 pages, black and white illustrations (9 full page). Blue cloth, gilt and black lettering.
An account by a lady missionary of life in Assam, describing the people and their way of life and her encounters with wild animals. It also includes her description of the events in Manipur in 1890-91 when a military expedition was sent to respond to the murders of five British soldiers by insurgent Manipuris. Five Manipuri commanders were hanged for waging war against the British, who installed the boy Meidingngu Churachand on the throne.
Minor mottling to cloth. Minor tanning to endpapers and edges. Very Good Condition.
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