Eliza [Tabor] to Mary Tabor

Scope and Content

To her mother from Benares. Describes in more detail Benares visit. At Sarnath saw the head of a statue of Buddha in the ruins of the monastery and persuaded workmen to excavate the complete statue. Similar statues often found. Many interesting scenes from their trip on the Ganges, visiting temples en route, including the Mosque of Arungzebe.