Friday, May 25, 2012

Eloping with a Parsee Girl. February 24, 1886

Civil & Military Gazette, February 24, 1886.

Goan man wanted for kidnapping a 15 year old Parsee girl. He persuaded her to elope with him, but his father suspects the man only wanted her because of the jewelry she was wearing (or took from her parents' house?). The neighborhood Mazagon is mentioned, which makes me think this episode started in Bombay:

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