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Small Collections Box 21

Given by Sir John Smyth, Bt., V.C., M.C.

Punjab 1919

  1. TS copy of the original and unedited letter to The Observer, Sunday, 13 April 1975 on The Massacre at Amritsar, July 1919.
    Records an account given to Sir John Smyth (when Brigade Major in Lahore) by General Dyer’s Brigade Major, Captain Briggs, who was in Jallianwala Bagh on the day, and also Sir John Smyth’s comments on the Punjab situation. 4pp.
  2. Newspaper cutting of the edited letter to The Observer.