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Typewritten letter, Chele Orchard, Ringwood, dated 24th April 1947, signed and addended in black ink to Dr MacPherson. 1pp. 25cm x 20cm. Thanking him for the "parcel of rice, cocoa-nut and ground nuts, which in other days I used to call ful Sudani". With mention of Gold Coast, McMurtrie, Libyan Oases, rice, cocoa-nut, ground nuts, Sudan, the fight against the anopheles mosquito.
"You can console yourself by knowing you are far better off wherever you may be than in England. Not only do we have an intolerable government, but also the most frightful weather"
Claude Scudamore Jarvis CMG OBE (1879 – 1953) British colonial governor, Arabist and naturalist. The Royal Central Asian Society awarded him the Lawrence Memorial Medal in 1938.
Sir John Stuart Macpherson GCMG (1951) KCMG (1945) CMG (1941) Colonial Governor of Nigeria 1948-54.
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- Paul Haynes Rare Books (GB)
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- Typewritten letter to Dr Macpherson
- Jarvis, Claude Scudamore
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- Africa, Gold Coast, McMurtrie, Libya, Sudan, Colonial Governors, Signed letter
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- Travel and Exploration; Provenance, Bookplates and Associations; Africa; Ephemera: adverts, albums and catalogues etc;
- 25cm x 20cm
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