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Letter from Menelik II, Emperor of Ethiopia, November 7th, (17th) 1896 (1893) with translation

Author: Menelik, Negus of Ethiopia; Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh. Pennsylvania Department.; Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Memorial.
Publisher: [191-?]
Edition/Format:   Image : Picture : English
Database:WorldCat
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Photograph of a an Amharic-language letter and envelope from Menelik II, Emperor of Ethiopia (along with an English translation of the letter) thanking Andrew Carnegie for his "gift to the African Americans of the United States assisting and aiding them to gain a higher sphere of civilization, knowledge, virtue and morality and educating them on a higher plane". Includes seal.
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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Correspondence Pictorial works
Named Person: Andrew Carnegie; Andrew Carnegie; Menelik, Negus of Ethiopia
Material Type: Picture, Internet resource
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Menelik, Negus of Ethiopia; Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh. Pennsylvania Department.; Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Memorial.
OCLC Number: 124082897
Notes: Caption title.
On cardboard mount: 26 x 35 cm.
"CA-405."
Appears in photographic collection: Andrew Carnegie benefactions collection; located in Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Department.
Description: 1 photograph : black and white ; 24 x 12 cm
Other Titles: Andrew Carnegie benefactions collection.

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Photograph of a an Amharic-language letter and envelope from Menelik II, Emperor of Ethiopia (along with an English translation of the letter) thanking Andrew Carnegie for his "gift to the African Americans of the United States assisting and aiding them to gain a higher sphere of civilization, knowledge, virtue and morality and educating them on a higher plane". Includes seal.

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