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Flora Holman

Small Collections Box 14

Given by Miss E.M. Elwin, her granddaughter

Oudh, N.W.F.P.: 1840

  1. ‘True Story of Indian Life in the days of the John Company’ Xerox copy. 16pp. Childhood memories of Flora Holman nee Campbell, who with her parents and siblings lived in various stations in Oudh. Her father joined Indian army in 1840. She vividly describes Indian country scenes. Posted to a remote station in Garhwal, the family lived in jungle surrounded by wild animals. A journey from Oudh to Peshawar described.