Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian. Libraries) Search this
1 Item (Manuscripts (document genre), 8.75 x 9.75 x 2.5 in. (box), 7 x 9 x 1.5 in. (bound journal))
1858 - 1859
Scope and Contents note:
Contains Baines' autograph manuscript account of stores taken on board the "Pearl" at Birkenhead, notes on the issue of stores, and records of provisions. Includes the manuscript account of Sir John Kirk's interview with Baines, following the accusation by Livingstone of the pilfering of stores, on 26 October 1859, in Kirk's hand, signed by himself and Rae; two other entries by Kirk, and pencil annotations by David Livingstone.
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