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Collection of letters in Arabic serving as passports or requests for safe conduct in the Caucasus

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Identifier: Coll-1258
Scope and Contents The 'passport' letters written in Arabic are numbered in pencil and have been identified tentatively (in 1987, by a member of the Dept. of Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies) as follows: - Letter 1: Open letter addressed to a local notable and headman requesting them to afford the bearer every assistance in the course of the journey. Signed by a Russian official, and bearing a Russian seal-stamp. ...
Dates: 1888

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  • Repository: Edinburgh University Library Special Collections X
  • Language: Arabic X
  • Subject: Passports X