Daisy Dobson in Benares, India to friends in England

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Manuscript letter. Addressed to 'My dears'. Describes stay in Colombo where Agnes Maude Royden's lectures, under the auspices of the Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA), are attended by Indians and Congolese of many religions; dress of the Congolese men; travel to Ceylon (Sri Lanka); stays in Kandy, Madras (Chennai), and at Government House, Calcutta; birthday party of the scientist Sir JC Bose in Calcutta; stay in Benares (Varanasi); Indian countryside and conditions in the cities.