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: copy of rough diary of the Deputy Commissioner of the Naga Hills for 1871-72
caption: arrival of missionary who proposes to convert the Angamee; magistrate work; roads and bridges
medium: tours
person: Roth/ Rev.
ethnicgroup: Angamee
date: 8.11.1871-17.11.1871
person: Butler/ John
date: 22.11.1870-17.2.1873
note: inaccurate spelling in the original text
text: 8th November. Rode out to the Deopani. The Reverend Mr. Roth, the Missionary who proposes to convert the Angamee, arrived in the evening.
text: 9th November. Out with the coolies at the Kacharibheta all the morning and occupied with office work in the afternoon. Tried a theft case amongst other things and convicting the accused sentenced him to a year's imprisonment.
text: 10th November. Rode out to see the coolies at work beyond the Horidjan and slept the night at the Rest House.
text: 11th November. Rode back to Borpothar inspecting the work along the road.
text: 12th November. Moved Camp to Oguri near the Mohmarajan in order to rebuild the bridges that had been broken down during the past rains.
text: 13th to 17th November. Engaged with the coolies all day and every day.