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Soldier and Traveller
MEMOIRS OF ALEXANDER GARDNER
COLONEL OF ARTILLERY IN THE SERVICE OF
MAJOR HUGH PEARSE
2ND BATT. THE EAST surrey REGIMENT
WITH AN INTRODUCTION BP
THE RIGHT HON.
WITH PORTRAITS AND MAPS
WILLIAM BLACKWOOD AND SONS
THE Editor desires to express his grateful thanks to all who have assisted him in the preparation of this volume; and he would specially acknowledge the kind help and encouragement afforded
him by Captain Claude Clerk, C.I.E., and Mr Herbert Compton.
Mr Frederick Cooper and Colonel Gardner—Sir Lepel Griffin
Parentage and birth of the traveller—A wanderer from child-
Savage hospitality—The Khalzais (Dai Kundi Hazaras)—The