Journal of James Augustus Grant, describing his African expedition with John Hanning Speke in great detail. Edit

Summary

Component Unique Identifier
MS.17915
Level of Description
Item

Dates

  • 23 February 1858-31 December 1863. (Creation)

Extents

  • 186 Leaves (Whole)

Subjects

Notes

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Normal access conditions apply.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.

  • Arrangement

    320 pages + 52 inverted pages (James Augustus Grant’s own numbering added at a later date, in which the even numbers are generally omitted).

  • Bibliography

    Some of the material in this journal was used for James Augustus Grant’s ‘A walk across Africa’ (London, 1864).

  • Scope and Contents

    Inverted at the end of the journal is a list of letters written 1858-1862, photographic and botanical notes, a list of porters, African vocabulary, etc.

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