Item Bonomi MSS 4.4 (recto) - Note from the voyage to France

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Bonomi MSS 4.4 (recto)


Note from the voyage to France


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Note from the voyage to France:
-pencil text on paper
-4.8 x 19.5 cm
-[text] 'Cassot island near / and belonging to / Crete (Candia) in this / island about the begin[nin]g / of the Greek war a ship / belonging to the french / ship conveying arms / which (crossed out) was taken by / pirates and conveyed / to this island who after / taking the contents / permitted the ship to / go. Soon after this / event came to the / island a large french vessel / of war and a smaller / one to demand the / restitution of the / arms which was / given up The captain / of the larger vessel / finding two (?) / slaves one tall the / other short bought / them of the master / The Tall slave is the / sister of a man / in the service of / Husseyn son of H II M A called / Krasheed'
-[on mount] 'This note written on board a Steemer / belonging to Muhammad Ali at Marseilles / at the request of the brother of the person to be / enquired for on my arrival in Paris / The brother a slave that accompanied / the son of M Ali on the voyage from Egypt / to France His office was to wait on the / young prince and to rub his feet' (pencil note)
-[on mount] '4' (pencil note)

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Copyright Griffith Institute, University of Oxford

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