Eliza [Tabor] to Mary Tabor

Scope and Content

To her mother from Allahabad. The tailor has been and got through a great deal of work, the mending first and the next day he will start on making chair covers, shirts etc. For the month he will be paid 7 rupees (14s.) and works ten hours a day without stopping for food. Describes her pleasure in a grey and white squirrel and in the parrots. She is discouraged by the dishonesty of the East Indian women.