Letters from Evelyn to his wife Cecil in Eire from 1921 to 1929. Worked in the United Provinces as a magistrate and Collector and from 1927 as Deputy Commissioner. 1921 – Bombay, Lucknow, Bulandshahr U.P. 1927 – Naini Tal. 1928 – Budam. 1929 – Allahabad. The letters cover his work and social life in a general way. The most prominant references to contemporary public and political events are those connected with the Pioneer and Leader newspapers. 325pp.
Programme to celebrate the Jubilee of the 45th Rattray’s Sikhs.
Invitation to Mrs. Dobbs to meet Prince of Wales in Delhi Fort. 16 February 1922.
Paper on Cruelty to Hindu Women from the Animals’ Friend Society printed by the Wesleyan Mission Press, Mysore City.
In these letters, Dobbs comments on: English/Indian relations, and on Indian characteristics; on his judicial cases; education and education service; on local environment and social life; on his work, particularly in Mirzapur and Jalaun Districts and on touring. He describes effects and results of Jallianwala Bagh and is sympathetic to agitators.
He frequently mentions missionaries and also antiquities and archaeology, Home Rule and dacoity. 526pp.