The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

printed - Tour Diary of the Deputy Commissioner, Naga Hills 1870 (John Butler) volume one

caption: Commissioner ill; roads
medium: tours
location: Borporthar
date: 1.2.1870
person: Butler/ John
date: 5.1.1870-30.3.1870
note: inaccurate spelling in the original text
text: 1st February, Sunday. Having heard yesterday that the Commissioner was detained at Gowhatty through ill-health and would be unable to visit Golaghaut this year I marched back to Borpothar.
text: The whole of the jungle along this portion of the road has been cut and cleared and the bridges are now being repaired but in order to make this a road fit for traffic all the year round a very considerable portion of it requires to be raised.