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Reports on Aden routes

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 66

Scope and Contents

Manuscript and typescript reports by Wheeler and others on Aden routes, with a sketch map of the area. The papers include Wheeler's report on the best road from Aden to Dthala for a force accompanied by artillery on wheels, with a covering letter to D.A.A.G., Aden, 13 November 1902, 22 pages. The other items include a diary and itinerary of Route Sanah to Dthala by the Wadi Tiban, Wadi Tabaghain and Sueda, 1-10 May 1905, 14 pages, and similar reports.


  • Creation: 1902 - 1905


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Biographical / Historical

Samuel Gerald de Courcy Wheeler was a Lieutenant in the Royal Dublin Fusiliers.


.01 cubic metre(s) (1 volume) : paper

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Former / Other Reference

MSS 21

Other Finding Aids

Donald H. Simpson, ed., 'The manuscript catalogue of the library of the Royal Commonwealth Society' (London, 1975), p. 59.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from H.G. Long, 1913.


This collection level description was created by RAS.


Wheeler, Samuel Gerald de Courcy, fl 1902-1905, soldier

Includes index.
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