Memoir of Captain Richard F. Burton

Scope and Content

Memoir of Captain Richard F. Burton (Extracts from the Press). (Unidentified reprint.) Double sheet. Despite the subtitle, the work reads as a continuous composition. On internal evidence dates from around 1862, i.e. 20 years after the beginning of his service in the Indian Army. It mentions his visit to America in 1860, but not his marriage or his diplomatic career which both began in 1861