The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

part of original tour diary of Lt. R.G. Woodthorpe 1876

caption: Funeral of Captain Butler
medium: tours
person: Butler/ CaptButler/ WalterHuttmanTulloch/ ColMatthewsStevensonWallaceElliottMackayAllenPeetGrayClarkeLa Touche
location: Golaghat
date: 9.1.1876
person: Woodthorpe/ R.G.
date: 1875-1876
person: Pitt Rivers Museum Archive, Oxford
note: SEE Bucking---
text: Sunday 9th.
text: Up early. Went with Butler to see after arrangements for grave, coffin etc. and back to bungalow. Huttman and others turned up they were sent off to Brooks' for breakfast. Dressed. Breakfast about 12. After went over to the cutchery. Looked at my poor friend for the last time and helped to place him in his coffin. Everything was ready & all fellows came by 2 p.m. when we buried him. Present W. Butler, Col. Tulloch, Matthews, Stevenson. 2 Wallaces. BuckingSEE. Elliott, Huttman, Mackay, Allen. Col Tulloch read the service. Wrote to Peet, Gray, Clarke. La Touche and Fred came in almost 4 p.m. Went for stroll with Fred in evening.