Papers of Mountstuart Elphinstone: his journey homewards from India to Europe, travelling through Syria, Asia Minor, Egypt and Greece

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  • Reference
      GB 59 Mss Eur F88/47
  • Alternative Id.
      (ark) ark:/81055/vdc_100000001006.0x00020e
  • Dates of Creation
  • Language of Material
      English Italian Greek, Ancient (to 1453) Persian
  • Physical Description
      1 box 5 folders 739 folios

Scope and Content

With papers on his travels through Syria, Asia Minor, Egypt and Greece. Includes a bundle of letters about Egypt, etc., 1820-1828 and other letters, 1828-1829; thirteen notebooks of travels, written in pencil, 1827-1828; an account of a passage from Bombay to Mocha and Cossier in 1821; passports and other travel documents; routes and calculations, etc; and notes and other papers in references to travels in Syria, Asia Minor, Greece, etc. Folios 533-557, 588-592, 610-618 and 703 are blank. Contains several large, folded folios (folios 675-676 and 685)

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