Archive / Papers / Lorimer Papers: Box 4


Correspondence, memoranda, proclamations and telegrams 1850-1858 (but mainly 1858) covering the time when Wyld was Assistant Military Secretary to Sir John Lawrence.

They refer to the various arsenals and ammunition requirements, troop movements and general army matters from many towns involved in mutiny engagements throughout the Punjab. Also included in the collection are: (1) papers dealing with Wyld’s financial situation and retirement pension; (2) price list taken from the Punjab Government Gazette during the famine of 1861; (3) letters of commendation on Wyld; (4) the Umballa Crime Report for 1861. 285 ff.