The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript - Christoph von Furer-Haimendorf, Naga diary three

caption: telegram of King Edward's abdication
medium: diaries
person: Mills
date: 13.12.1936
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 28.11.1936-11.2.1937
note: translated from german by Dr Ruth Barnes
person: School of Oriental and African Studies Library, London
text: In the afternoon Mills receives a telegram according to which the English King has abdicated and the Duke of York will follow him to the throne. The newspapers we had seen here already had left little else to expect. I cannot understand King Edward's action and find it irresponsible.