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Small Collections Box 19

Given by Noel Tindal Porter, I.C.S.

Central Province: 1922-1924

A Reminiscence of “Seonee” by Peter Tyndale (N.T. Porter).

TS account of his time as Assistant Commissioner at Seoni in the Central Provinces, 1922-24. Scene of Kipling’s The Jungle Books. Diwan-Mohomed Ali Khan. Difficulties of travel. Rural life. Tribes – Gonds and Korkus. Little response to ‘Non-co-operation movement’. Tiger hunts. 15pp.