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Letter from Walter Gowan, 16 July 1884

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 1/G13

Scope and Contents

A letter from Walter Gowan, Simla, to Parkes' private secretary, 16 July 1884, including a copy of a letter from Sir Samuel Halliday Macartney, Chinese Legation [London], to Gowan, 7 February 1884, conveying the thanks of Tseng Chi-tse for the copy of Gowan's translation of Aleksei Nikolaevich Kuropatkin, 'Kashgaria: Historical and Geographical Sketch of the Country; its Military Strength, Industries and Trade' (Calcutta and London, 1882), given to him by Gowan. There is also the original envelope.


  • Creation: 16 July 1884


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1 item(s) (1 bifolio)

1 envelope(s) (1 envelope)

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