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These letters from 1870 from James Johnston show an insight into the lives of ordinary people, but in the vanished world of the British Raj.

7th June 1870

Thomason College Press Superintendent’s Office Roorkee 7th June 1870 My dear Mother I received your very welcome letter and was so glad to hear you were quite well. I am happy to say this leaves us all enjoying good health. … Continue reading

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7th June 1870 – Letter

Editor’s Note: this letter is alluded to by James Johnston in his letter to his mother on 7th June 1870, but given the content is virtually exactly what he wrote to his mother on that same day, I have decided … Continue reading

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