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These letters from 1878 from James Johnston show an insight into the lives of ordinary people, but in the vanished world of the British Raj.

11th October 1878‏ – Allahabad

 Allahabad 11th Oct 1878 My dear Mother, I have not heard from you now for a long time and of course I have not written neither, but it is not very comfortable writing with the sweat trickling down your nose … Continue reading

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