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blog 328: i wonder if delhi is scared now?

There was a telegraphic conference as experts and pundits try to explain the horror of Cawnpore. Everyone was on board. The wires buzzed on and down and all around India. Everyone listening and tapping away. I think every single telegraph … Continue reading

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blog 327: cawnpore

July 17th Late telegraph. Cawnpore. ‘Havelock’s men have captured Cawnpore. The Rebel leaders have fled. A small bibighur has been found. ‘Looks like a Muslim slaughter house. Blood and flesh an inch thick on the ground. Well outside. Filled to … Continue reading

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blog 325: a sick mind

July 15th Havelock is racing toward Cawnpore. There are rumors a few Europeans are still alive. Everyone hopes Nana Sahib will want to save his fat neck by delivering the prisoners alive to bargain for his own life. But I … Continue reading

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