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Diary Of A Pedestrian In Cashmere And Thibet
by William Henry Knight
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Nineteenth century travel writing in Cashmere and the Himalayas, otherwise called by Anglo-Indians "The Hills. "
The first event after being settled in our new quarters was the arrival of a sheep, presented to us by the Kardar, or chief dignitary of the town, as a mark of affection and distinction. This, according to the strict letter of the law, we should have refused to accept; twenty days marching, however, while it had sharpened our appetites, had rather diminished our stores.
About the Author
WILLIAM HENRY KNIGHT was a Captain in England's Forty-Eighth Regiment. This is his only known work.
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