India -- Description and travel
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
File — Box 1, Folder: 5.1
Identifier: C-Misc 112
Scope and Contents One holograph letter dated November 9, 1899 written by Hiram M. Hiller in Lucknow, India to "Frank" in Kahoka, MO. The letter serves as a report of Hiller's travels through India and Afganistan, with mention of the Great Mutiny. The letter is written on stationery from Bill's Emperial Hotel.
Scope and Contents Includes one manuscript diary kept by J.W. Miller from 1861 to 1862, recording a year-long journey of the Englishman from Calcutta, to England, with additional travel in Europe and his return to India. The manuscript diary is preceded by 62 pages of printed text. There are 125 pages of manuscript entries, followed by 17 pages of expense accounts, a mileage table, and a list of cities visited. The author also has affixed a photographic portrait of himself on the front pastedown. ...