The Bombay Riots of February 1874; Re-Printed from the Times of India

The Bombay Riots of February 1874; Re-Printed from the Times of India

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1874 edition. Excerpt: ...the native town, my object in doing so being that I wished to visit, after the rising of the Court, a person who arrived by the mail, and who 'Jwas bound, either this morning or to-morrow for Calcutta. I wished to go and visit this person st the Adelphi Hotel, where he was putting up. My recolleotion on this point is corroborated by that of Mr. Tyabjee, with whom I have conversed on the subject this morning. We are both perfectly certain that I did not express any wish to close my Court or visit the Jumma Musjid. I myself am certain I did not do so; I had no inteuiton of closing my Couit or neglecting my public du-ios to gratify any wish of my own. I cannot understand how this erroneous report could h ive bien furnished, and, if I mistake not, there was no reporter in this Court at the time." A DISTURBANCE IN THE FORT. Sunday, F-.r. 22nd. On Saturday, night about half-past seven o'clock, a disturbance broke out in the Port, which resulted in seven men being sent to hospital, all more or less severely injured. It appears that about twenty Seedies were returning from their day's work ou.board ship in three gangs of six or seven each--one lot came down Medows Street and were stopped by a police sepoy near the corner, and questioned by him as to their business in the Fort, where they were going, &c In answer to these inquiries they replied that they were going to the market where they were to meet some of their caste-men with whom they had been working, in order that the pay might be divided. None of them had sticks, though, as it afterwards turned out, they had more dangerous weapons. The sepoy appeared satisfied with iheir reply, and allowed the seven to proceed. At the Floral Fountain they were joined by fourteen or fifteen more who...show more

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  • Paperback | 54 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 113g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236588606
  • 9781236588609