Lt. Col. Sir Alexander Fleetwood Pinhey, K.C.S.I., C.I.E.
Given by Lt. Col. L.A.G. Pinhey
Diaries of Lt. Col. Sir Alexander Fleetwood Pinhey:
- 1883. With King’s Liverpool Regiment; daily life in regiment; very brief.
- 1885. With 33rd Cavalry – very similar to above.
- 1885-86, October onwards. Much more detailed: opening of Mayo College; transferred to political service in Rajputana; letters, memos., etc., are copied into this diary; detailed record of tours and of various cases he tries, also of the characters of the Indians he encounters, and the complexity of relationships. Volume ends 21 October 1886.
- 23 October 1886-8 April 1887. This is very much the same, perhaps even in more detail: records of talks with various people, particularly Indians; details of what he reads and his garden.