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Letters from Kathmandu: The Kot Massacre, belongs to the general category of documentary history. As the editor points out, the documents presented here in an edited form describe events in Nepal as they were observed and interpreted by the British Residents in Nepal. Without tryng to eliminate their bias, the editor has indicated in his notes and introductory explanations the special areas in which the reader and student of history should be especially alert for distrortions or questionable interpretation. The result is a gripping story that develops step-by-step as each document unfolds.