Eliza [Tabor] to Mary Tabor

Scope and Content

To her mother from Allahabad. Rains were a false alarm and heat has returned. Mentions windsails, like huge cannon, used to blow cool air in Mrs Plowden's house. 'Rich people can make themselves comfortable enough here.'Has been buying small things locally to take home. Mentions a woman who has lived in the station more than twelve years and has hardly ever been more than a mile from her home, except once a month when she buys her stores in the city from a native shop. Improvements are to be made to the house, but she is not much interested as they will hardly be finished before they are due to leave.