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Various papers of James Augustus Grant., 1860-[1872, or after.]

Identifier: MS.17922

Scope and Contents

The papers include, James Augustus Grant's agreement with John Hanning Speke, 1860 (folio 2); Grant's expenses during the African expedition (folio 3); table of temperature and rainfall, 1860-1863 (folio 4); notes on Speke's latitudes, etc. (folio 10); journal, 12-22 April 1863 (folio 14); speech on the expedition delivered in Calcutta, 4 December 1865 (folio 32); zoological notes (folio 56); lecture on Kashmir (folio 87); note by Christopher P Rigby on the second volume of Sir Richard Burton's ‘Zanzibar’ (London, 1872) (folio 107); lists of committees, etc., on which Grant served (folio 108); a family memoir (folio 121); and a map of the Nile from Gondokoro in southern Sudan to central Egypt (folio 124).


  • Creation: 1860-[1872, or after.]

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125 Leaves ; Folio and under.

Language of Materials

From the Series: Undetermined


125 folios.

Separated Materials

See also MS.17933.

Repository Details

Part of the National Library of Scotland Archives and Manuscripts Division Repository

Archives and Manuscript Division
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