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James Simmons: Letters from Mauritius

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9549

Scope and Contents

102 letters to his mother, 1847-55, (1 to 'Jack', 1 letter of appointment, 1 letter jointly written by Simmons and his girl friend, who writes in French); describing aspects of life in Mauritius.


  • 1847-1855


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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from Julian Browning 1999

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