Tag Archives: Mutiny in 1857

blog 349: buying the future now

“And look at this!” I said. “A letter smuggled out of Delhi! Written by Hindu moneylenders and bankers of Delhi! They are asking Canning to offer them first bidding rights to buy illegal bastions of treason!” “Eh?” Son # 2 … Continue reading

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blog 343: henry’s boys ride in triumph as i watch on the sidelines

August 8th My popularity is short lived! Actually, it never was! Apparently, my top to bottom inspection scared everyone. Everyone asked everyone else who the fuck was that ‘tall glaring bastard’ and then they asked what the fuck I was … Continue reading

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blog 338: nana sahib gets his 21 gun salute for being a stooge

Telegraphic chatter reports that Lucknow entertained the exiled Nana Sahib. Not in style however. No 21 gun salute. No grand durbar. The Begum Regent gave Nana Sahib a measly 11 gun salute and no reception whatsoever. Poor Nana Sahib. He … Continue reading

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