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'The golden stool': a novel

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 135

Scope and Contents

A novel giving a version of the Ashanti Campaign of 1900, 512 pages. The work was left unfinished at the author's death, but was completed by his widow, Mrs Helen Victoria Montagu Hall. There are inserted illustrations, including some from 'The great drama of Kumasi', and photographs supplied by the Basel Mission, including one of Hall.


  • 1950


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Biographical / Historical

Major Wynyard Montagu Hall (1870-1949) was the author of 'The great drama of Kumasi' (1939), concerning the Ashanti War of 1900. He died on 24 December 1949.


2 volume(s) : paper

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

MSS 448

Other Finding Aids

Donald H. Simpson, ed., 'The manuscript catalogue of the library of the Royal Commonwealth Society' (London, 1975), p. 93.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by Mrs M.V. Montagu Hall, 1950.


This collection level description was created by RAS.


Hall, Wynyard Montagu, 1870-1949, Major

Includes index.
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