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...and no furniture. As a concession to Western civilization, they now use a table about six inches high. They sit cross legged on the floor. This sweet faced little brown lady went to England with her husband when he went to study medicine and learned to speak English very well. She is a genuine feminist and is the daughter of a reformer. He was a Brahmin [illegible] who do not believe in caste of any kind. She took us to see a school for Hindoo girls, where the teachers are mostly theosophists and there were several men - all of whom give their time that is due to the spirit of the new religion. In the afternoon we went to Alexandra Institution for girls - mostly Parsees.

Tuesday 13th We packed in the morning and I went to the American mission to see what they were doing. After lunch we went with the Dutch Consul for a long...

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