James Christie: Copies of letters from Zanzibar
Scope and Contents
Contemporary copies of letters from James Christie in Zanzibar, 1865-1873, including descriptions of slavery. There are inserted items, including newscuttings, engravings and photographs, and a loose copy of a letter from Christie to his brother, 10 June 1871. The newscuttings include an obituary of Christie, near the end of the volume, taken from The Lancet, 16 January 1892, from which Christie's biographical history is compiled.
Conditions Governing Access
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1 volume(s) (1 volume)
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
The volume was formerly the property of Jocelyn V. Gibson, whose mother was a Christie. Miss Gibson bequeathed the book to Miss Anne Welsford. Presented to the Library by Miss Anne Welsford, 1977.
Existence and Location of Copies
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