Oliver [Strachey] to Pippa [Philippa Strachey]

Scope and Content

The Gunga is four miles wide there and forms quite an important part of his work as there are several ferries and a fleet of steamers under his command. In this new job he combines the offices of magistrate, chairman of the municipality and of the sanitary Committee, and of the education board, besides being D.T.S. and admiral. Met Ralph before he left. Sent from Sahebgunga where he has just arrived.