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These letters from 1874 from James Johnston show an insight into the lives of ordinary people, but in the vanished world of the British Raj.

26th February 1874

Roorkee 26th February 1874 My dear Mother, I received your letter, also the papers, and was glad to hear you were quite well. I have also received the Almanac from Mr Boyd for which I will write and thank him. … Continue reading

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