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Excerpt from Tiger Slayer by Order: Digby Davies, Late Bombay PoliceThis work, to which I have given the title of Tiger Slayer by Order, as being obviously the most suitable, has been compiled entirely from notes and stories, furnished by Mr.MoreExcerpt from Tiger Slayer by Order: Digby Davies, Late Bombay PoliceThis work, to which I have given the title of Tiger Slayer by Order, as being obviously the most suitable, has been compiled entirely from notes and stories, furnished by Mr. Digby Davies, late a Deputy-Inspector-General of the Indian Police, and contains his own experiences as a Police Officer, and Bhil Agent-coupled with the unique office of Tiger Slayer to the Government of Bombay.Mr. Digby Davies served for over thirty years in that Presidency, and during this long period had many and exceptional opportunities of indulging his great taste for sport, especially when carrying out his duties as Tiger Slayer. I have, at his request, endeavoured, with the aid of his notes, to construct a talc - or rather, autobiographical narration of his adventures and experiences, and in order to do this have necessarily been obliged to make use of the first person throughout.To relate anothers story is, naturally, more difficult than to tell ones own- but in this ease Mr. Davies accounts of his adventures arc so full, and his descriptions of the appearance and habits of the various animals he encountered given in such detail, that my task has been comparatively easy, and a very pleasant one.In my last book - Tigerland - written also in these lines, I was, for reasons given, in the Preface to that work, unfortunately unable to divulge the name of the individual whose experiences I was narrating. Thus, in spite of my explanation, I was undeservedly credited with having experienced the adventures myself.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully- any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.