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Uganda (nation)

Subject Source: Local sources

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Diary of Sir John Ponsonby, 1900 - 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 113/35
Scope and Contents An undated copy of Ponsonby's diary covering his departure from England on 8 January 1898, his journey from the East African coast to Uganda and military operations. Ponsonby stopped writing at the end of 1899 after he became ill. There is a page summarising the events of 1899 when he served under Col. Evatt in operations against Mwanga and Kabarega before returning to England later in the year. The diary is illustrated with numerous sketches. The collection includes photocopies of...
Dates: 1900 - 1950
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