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An account of Timbuctoo and Housa : territories in the interior of Africa

Author: James Grey Jackson; Abd Salam Shabeeny; Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown,; A. & R. Spottiswoode,
Publisher: London : Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, 1820.
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Genre/Form: Travel literature
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Jackson, James Grey.
Account of Timbuctoo and Housa.
London, Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, 1820
(OCoLC)613177918
Named Person: James Grey Jackson; Abd Salam Shabeeny
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Grey Jackson; Abd Salam Shabeeny; Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown,; A. & R. Spottiswoode,
OCLC Number: 4781745
Notes: "Printed by A. & R. Spottiswoode"--Page 547.
Account of Shabeeny's journey written by Jackson from oral information supplied by Shabeeny.
Description: xxx, 547 pages : 2 folded maps ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction --
An account of a journey from Fas to Timbuctoo, performed about the year 1787 / by El Hage Abd Salam Shabeeny --
Journey from Timbuctoo to Housa --
Letters, containing an account of journies through various parts of West and South Barbary, at different periods, personally performed by J.G. Jackson --
An account of the rise, progress, and decrease of the plague that ravaged West and South Barbary in 1799, faithfully extracted from letters written before and during its existence, by the house of James Jackson & Co., or by James G. Jackson, at Mogodor, to their correspondents in Europe --
Journey from Tangier to Rabat, through the Plains of Seboo, in company with Doctor Bell and the Prince Muley Teib and an army of cavalry --
Of the excavated residences of the inhabitants of Atlas: the Acephali, Hel Shoual, and Hel el Killeb --
Cautions to be used in travelling --
Abundance of corn produced in West Barbary --
Domestic serpents of Marocco --
Manufactures of Fas --
On the state of slavery in Muhamedan Africa --
The plague of locusts --
On the influence of the great principle of Christianity on the Moors --
Interest of money --
Plan for the gradual civilisation of Africa --
Prospectus of a plan for forming a North African or Sudan Company; to be instituted for the purpose of establishing an extensive commerce with, and laying open to British enterprise, all the interior regions of North Africa --
Architecture of the Mosques ; Funeral ceremonies of the Moors ; Gardens at Fas --
Fragments, notes, and anecdotes, illustrating the nature and character of the country --
Languages of Africa --
Titles of the Emperor of Marocco --
Specimens of Muhamedan epistolary correspondence --
Doubts having been made, in the Daily Papers, concerning the accuracy of the two following translations of the Shereef Ibrahim's account of Mungo Park's death, the following observations by the author are laid before the public in elucidation of those translations --
Letters respecting Africa, from J.G. Jackson and others --
Appendix: Historical fragments in elucidation of the foregoing pages.
Responsibility: by El Hage Abd Salam Shabeeny, with notes, critical and explanatory ; To which is added, letters descriptive of travels through West and South Barbary, and across the mountains of Atlas ; also, fragments, notes, and anecdotes ; specimens of the Arabic epistolary style, &c. ... by James Grey Jackson.

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