Second corrected proofs of ‘Journal of the discovery of the source of the Nile’ by John Hanning Speke, including the conclusion and appendices. Edit

Summary

Component Unique Identifier
MS.4874
Level of Description
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Dates

  • [1863, or before.] (Creation)

Extents

  • 476 Leaves (Whole)

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Notes

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Normal access conditions apply.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.

  • Arrangement

    476 folios.

  • Scope and Contents

    The proofs have been heavily corrected by John Hanning Speke and by John Hill Burton, the editor of the work.

    Also included are further proofs of pages 1-15, 20-54, 56-62, 74-81, 155, and 597-658 (folios 24, 47, 67, 83, 136, 394, 412, and 441); the manuscripts of part of the conclusion, in Burton's hand, and Appendix E, in Speke's hand (folios 410 verso, 476); and two leaves of the ‘Proceedings of the Royal Geographical Society’, volume iv (1860), containing a printed letter of John Petherick to Lord Ashburton, president of the society, concerning Speke’s expedition (folio 474).

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