Erskine Papers

Papers of Major Walter Erskine. Joined 73rd Regiment, Bengal Native Infantry 1829; Commissioner, Jubbulpore Division 1857-60. Memoir, diaries and papers documenting a military career in Bengal, Delhi and Central Provinces spanning fifty years in India, beginning in 1810.

Microfilm 44a – Journals and military notebooks covering the period 1843-1858, including papers about the 1857 uprising, during which Erskine was held captive at Buretha.

Microfilm 44b – Memoir, private notebooks, diaries and letters covering the whole period spent in India by Major Erskine.