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Travels and Adventures in the Province of Assam - During a Residence of Fourteen Years
Travels and Adventures in the Province of Assam - During a Residence of Fourteen Years

Travels and Adventures in the Province of Assam - During a Residence of Fourteen Years

by John Butler

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Munshiram Manoharlal


8121511054 - Year: 2004 - Pages: 260



John Butler
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Author: John Butler
Publisher: Munshiram Manoharlal
Year: 2004
Language: English
Pages: 260
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8121511054


This work is a sequel to " A Sketch of Assam" and describes the habits, customs and manners of the remaining wild tribes of the hills, viz. Angahmee, Nagahs, Kookies, Meekirs, and Rengma Nagahs, with whom a lengthened residence rendered the author intimately acquainted.

The adventures and travels will also illustrate the life of an officer in the civil employ in Assam. The work concludes with a statistical account of the amount and mode of realizing the revenue, and the physical and moral conditions of the people of the district of Now-Gong.


The Expedition in the Highlands of Assam

Chapter I

Chapter II
Starting of the expedition

Chapter III
Establishment of a station on the Deeboo river

Chapter IV
The policy of making roads through the Angahmee Nagah country discussed

Chapter V
Preparations for the expedition to Northern Cachar

The Hill Tribes of Assam

Chapter VI
The Kookies

Chapter VII
Expeditions against the Angahmee Nagahs

Chapter VIII
The Rengmah Nagahs

Chapter IX
The Angahmee Nagahs

Chapter X
Departure from Now-Gong to visit the eastern part of the district

Chapter XI
The Angahmee Nagah rebellion

Chapter XII
The tenth military expedition - Final result

The District of Now-Gong

Chapter XIII
Field-sports in Assam

Chapter XIV
The district of Now-Gong

Chapter XV
The future prospects of the Now-Gong district.


Abstract of treaty made with Tooleram Senaputeee, 3rd November, 1834
The revenue of Now-Gong for 1852
Net Revenue derived from house, hoe, and fishery tax, after deducting expenses of collection
Table of land cultivated, and gross revenue derivable, 1851-52
Net revenue of mehal for 1852-53
Business of Collector's Office
Receipts and disbursements in Now-Gong for 1852
General statement of the number of Mongahs, villages, houses, castes, population, and revenue of Now-Gong, 1852
Statistics of Assam, 1853

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