The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

typescript - J.H. Hutton tour diary in the Naga Hills

caption: hearing cases, including the Lakema murders
medium: tours
location: Mao Kohima Lakema
date: 15.8.1934-18.8.193429.8.1934-2.9.1934
person: Hutton/ J.H.
date: 15.8.1934-2.9.1934
person: Pitt Rivers Museum Archive, Oxford
refnum: Hutton Ms. Box 2
text: J.H. Hutton, Tour Diary, August and September 1934
text: 15th August 1934. To Mao for interdistrict sessions.
text: 16th and 17th. Halted Mao with President Manipur State Durbar and disposed of many cases.
text: 18th Finished off cases and returned to Kohima. Two cases requiring local enquiry left for better weather as they involved disputes which require a camp a day's or so journey from Mao.
text: 29th. To Manipur with certain Kacha Naga suspects to consult Political Agent and President Manipur State Durbar about the Lakema murder case.
text: 30th. Discussed the case with Political Agent and President Manipur State Durbar and went through the papers. Unfortunately the Manipur informer who was particularly wanted and who had been sent for failed to arrive.
text: 31st and 1st September. Holidays. Halted Manipur. No T.A. to be billed for.
text: 2nd. Returned to Kohima.