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Africa (continent)

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Letter from General Gordon to Sir Samuel Baker, 1882 - 1969

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 113/11
Scope and Contents A letter from King William's Town, South Africa, 21 July 1882 (4 pages), commenting on events in Egypt and on nationalism as a force there and elsewhere. There is an accompanying newscutting of circa 1969 concerning the letter. The folder also includes one of the notes issued by General Gordon during the siege of Khartoum, 1884-1885. The papers are accompanied by 'Royal Commonwealth Society library notes', no. 159 (March 1970), including the article 'General Gordon on nationalism' (pp....
Dates: 1882 - 1969
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