The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

Typescript copy of extracts from letters from J.P. Mills to Mrs Pamela Mills (in England), 1936

caption: Concern over news from England about the King; own premonition of death
medium: letters
person: King Edward VIIISimpson/ Mrs W.
location: Chingmei Pangsha
date: 23.11.1936
person: Mills/ J.P.
date: 1936
person: Pitt Rivers Museum Archive, Oxford
refnum: Mills Ms.
text: (12) Second letter from Chingmei
text: November 23rd, 1936
text: The mail has just been brought in.
text: We have only just heard these incredible rumours about the King and that Mrs. Simpson is being divorced - is this because of the King? There is a rumour he wants to marry her at once; the nation would never put up with that. She simply couldn't be crowned Queen of England.
text: For some weeks I have had a feeling I should not come back from this show, but now that has suddenly completely worn off. It is freezing cold here in camp tonight.
text: We start for Pangsha at dawn tomorrow.