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Packman, James, fl1958


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Grave of Commander Hugh Clapperton, Sokoto

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043AA
Scope and Contents 80 x 55 mm. A loose snapshot, by James Packman.The print shows the modern grave of Hugh Clapperton (1788-1827) the West African explorer who died at Sokoto. Part of the accompanying letter from James Packman reads:'It seems (but I have not verified this) that he died and was buried in a village nearby, but later, when a British settlement was made, his original grave was opened and he was re-interred in the European cemetry just outside the walls of Sokoto, with the...
Dates: 1958
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