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Baker, Samuel White, Sir, 1821-1893. Autograph letter signed to Mr. (Cuthbert?) Larking, from Ismailia " 4, 54"

Catalog Data

Collection Creator:
Train, Russell E., 1920-2012  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian. Libraries)  Search this
1 Item (Correspondence, 4 x 6 in.)
Item M006c
Archival materials
1873 April 29
Scope and Contents note:
Reports that he has been in interior for fifteen months, that "Egypt now extends to the equator" and "The Albert N'yanza is one sheet of water ..." He continues by giving more general information of the situation.
General note:
On note paper with a blue bee and initials F. M.
Collection Rights:
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