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James Simmons: Letters from Mauritius

 Fonds
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.

Dates

  • 1847-1855

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

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Extent

1 collection

Language of Materials

English

French

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from Julian Browning 1999
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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