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Harold Amery: letters when in the Sudan, 1900-10 - 1904-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 6/4/6

Scope and Contents

Letters to Amery from correspondents including: Lord Errington [later 2nd Lord Cromer], British Agency, Cairo [Egypt] (2); David Margoliouth [Laudian Professor of Arabic, University of Oxford]; Schomberg Eden; Lieutenant-Colonel Lord Edward Cecil [Agent-General Sudan Government and Director of Intelligence, Cairo] on subjects including their poor supervision of the Sinai Peninsula, making use of the British and Colonial Press Agency and repatriating dervish prisoners (2); Roger Owen [Director of Intelligence Department, Egyptian War Office and Sudan Agent, Cairo] on subjects including reorganising the Intelligence Office (3); James Currie [Principal of the Gordon College, Khartoum, and Director of Education in the Sudan]; LSA, suggesting that Amery might act as the Times correspondent in Somaliland [later Somalia] or go and see General 1st Lord Kitchener [Commander-in-Chief, India] while on leave; Mansfeldt de Cardonnel Findlay, British Agency, Cairo, on Belgian activity in the area, particularly an expedition led by a Captain Lemaire.

Also includes; receipts; notes on the Amharic and Ethiopic alphabets; intelligence reports by Alfred Bethell on the road from Wau to Tambura, the Tambura area, Sultan Tambura and other local chiefs; monthly report on the Wau area photographs and a map.


  • Creation: 1900-10 - 1904-12

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Finding aid date

2004-12-22 11:47:40.843000+00:00


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