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These letters from 1856 from James Johnston show an insight into the lives of ordinary people, but in the vanished world of the British Raj.

3rd November 1856

Sergeant James Johnston Artillery School of Instruction Meerut My Dear Mother, I received your kind letter by mere chance (as) the letter was directed perfectly correct but I had never rejoined my Company. I was struck off on the Staff … Continue reading

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