The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

printed - tour diary of the Deputy Commissioner of the Naga Hills for the year 1870-1872 (John Butler) volume two

caption: earthwork on road between Samaguting and Dimapur completed
medium: tours
location: Samaguting Dimapur
date: 7.3.1871
person: Butler/ John
date: 22.11.1870-17.2.1873
note: inaccurate spelling in the original text
text: [5] 7th March, 187l, Tuesday. Marched to Dimapur The whole of the earth work on the road between the foot of the Samaguting Hill and Dimapur has now been completed and all stumps have been removed. I have however still got 60 coolies hard at work at the bridges and hope to get this portion of the road completed by the end of the month.