Travels & Adventures
in the Province of Assam
During a Residence of Fourteen Years
By John Butler
Reprint of 1855 Edition, London
Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers
270 pages, Illustrated, 6" x 8 ¾"
The present work, which is a continuation of the author's former work "A Sketch of Assam," is intended to describe the habits, customs and manners of the remaining wild tribes of the hills, viz., Angahmee, Nagahs, Kookies, Meekirs, and Rengma Nagahs, with whom a lengthened residence rendered the author intimately acquainted. The adventures and travels will also illustrate the life of an officer in the civil employ in Assam.
The work concludes with a statistical account of the amount and mode of realizing the revenue, and the physical and moral condition of the people of the district of Now-Gong. As the Indian Government has been pleased to allow the author to derive his information from official correspondence, its authenticity may be relied on, and he entertains a hope that his labors will not be deemed uninteresting or valueless.
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