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Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

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

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

Letter to Sir Andrew Crombie Ramsay from Ernest Favre, 20 February 1875

Identifier: Coll-74/11/1/9
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Letter to Sir Andrew Crombie Ramsay from Ernest Favre who is sending him a copy of a geological work he has just completed on a range of mountains in the central area of Caucasus in Russia. He states that he has added many more routes/tracks to the original map designed by Frederic Dubois de Montpereux. His father, Alphonse Favre, has suggested that he approach Ramsay in the first instance to present the work to the Geological Society of London.

Dates: 20 February 1875