Letter from Thomas Ball as Chief Engineer of the steamer 'Nelly' (photocopy)

Scope and Content

Letter from Thomas Ball, as Chief Engineer of the steamer 'Nelly' at Lagos, to the Assistant Colonial Secretary in Lagos, regarding repairs necessary to render the vessel serviceable, 14 August 1878. Photocopy.

Administrative / Biographical History

Thomas Ball, Chief Engineer of the steamer 'Nelly.

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Collection level description created by Marion Lowman, Bodleian Library of Commonwealth and African Studies at Rhodes House.

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Listed as no. 1285 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

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Deposited with the Oxford Development Records Project.

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