Charles George Gordon letter

Charles George Gordon letter

Dates: 1877

Handwritten letter dated 3 Aug. 1877 and addressed to "dear Dixon." At the time, Gordon was serving as governor the Equatorial provinces of Central Africa, the Sudan, and Egypt and was actively engaged in military actions to suppress the slave trade. He outlines his plans for dealing with the forces of the those dealing in slaves.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.01 linear ft.) : 2 p.
  • Creator: Gordon, Charles George, 1833-1885
  • Call Number: MSS SC 2312
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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Initial citation: MSS SC 2312; Charles George Gordon letter; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 2312, LTPSC.
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Generals--Great Britain--Correspondence; Military; Politics, Government, and Law; Slave trade--Africa--History; Slavery--Africa--History
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19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
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Gordon (Charles George) letter
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British general also known as Chinese Gordon and Gordon Pasha who held various posts in Asia and Africa.

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