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Letter : to William Govett Romaine, [1839].

Author: G A Hoskins; William Govett Romaine; Granville Leveson Gower Granville, Earl; Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain)
Edition/Format:   Manuscript   Archival Material : English
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Undated letter signed by G.A. Hoskins, the Hon. Secretary of the White River Expedition, to W.G. Romaine, giving extensive instructions regarding his supervision of the individual who is to be sent to explore the sources of the Nile. Together with a passport, partly printed and completed in manuscript, granting W.G. Romaine and his companion Mahomet leave to travel through France to Marseilles, signed by the British  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Letters (correspondence)
Passports
Personal correspondence
Sources
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Named Person: William Govett Romaine; Muḥammad ʻAlī Bāshā, Governor of Egypt; Muḥammad ʻAlī Bāshā, Governor of Egypt; William Govett Romaine
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: G A Hoskins; William Govett Romaine; Granville Leveson Gower Granville, Earl; Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain)
OCLC Number: 693294368
Language Note: Autograph letter, signed, in English. Passport manuscript in French.
Description: 2 leaves

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Undated letter signed by G.A. Hoskins, the Hon. Secretary of the White River Expedition, to W.G. Romaine, giving extensive instructions regarding his supervision of the individual who is to be sent to explore the sources of the Nile. Together with a passport, partly printed and completed in manuscript, granting W.G. Romaine and his companion Mahomet leave to travel through France to Marseilles, signed by the British Ambassador to the Court of France, the first Earl Granville, and countersigned by Romaine, with the vignette of the order of the garter at the top. The passport is dated 4 May 1839 and endorsed on the verso by various authorities. These were both contained in a folder from the Royal Geographical Society.

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Hoskins, the Hon. Secretary of the White River Expedition, to W.G. Romaine, giving extensive instructions regarding his supervision of the individual who is to be sent to explore the sources of the Nile. Together with a passport, partly printed and completed in manuscript, granting W.G. Romaine and his companion Mahomet leave to travel through France to Marseilles, signed by the British Ambassador to the Court of France, the first Earl Granville, and countersigned by Romaine, with the vignette of the order of the garter at the top. The passport is dated 4 May 1839 and endorsed on the verso by various authorities. 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<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/765658510#Person\/muhammad_ali_basha_governor_of_egypt_1769_1849<\/a>> # Governor of Egypt Mu\u1E25ammad \u02BBAl\u012B B\u0101sh\u0101<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Person<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:birthDate<\/a> \"1769<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:deathDate<\/a> \"1849<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:givenName<\/a> \"Mu\u1E25ammad \u02BBAl\u012B B\u0101sh\u0101<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Governor of Egypt Mu\u1E25ammad \u02BBAl\u012B B\u0101sh\u0101<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/765658510#Person\/romaine_william_govett_1815_1893<\/a>> # William Govett Romaine<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Person<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:birthDate<\/a> \"1815<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:deathDate<\/a> \"1893<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:familyName<\/a> \"Romaine<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:givenName<\/a> \"William Govett<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"William Govett Romaine<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/765658510#Place\/egypt_great_britain<\/a>> # Egypt--Great Britain<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Egypt--Great Britain<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/765658510#Place\/france_great_britain<\/a>> # France--Great Britain<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"France--Great Britain<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/765658510#Place\/great_britain_egypt<\/a>> # Great Britain--Egypt<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Great Britain--Egypt<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/765658510#Place\/great_britain_france<\/a>> # Great Britain--France<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Great Britain--France<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/765658510#Place\/nile_river<\/a>> # Nile River<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Nile River<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/765658510#Topic\/intelligence_service_great_britain_19th_century<\/a>> # Intelligence service--Great Britain--19th century<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:hasPart<\/a> <http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/authorities\/subjects\/sh2008123946<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Intelligence service--Great Britain--19th century<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/765658510#Topic\/rivers_egypt_discovery_and_exploration<\/a>> # Rivers--Egypt--Discovery and exploration<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:hasPart<\/a> <http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/authorities\/subjects\/sh85114250<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Rivers--Egypt--Discovery and exploration<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/765658510#Topic\/rivers_sudan_discovery_and_exploration<\/a>> # Rivers--Sudan--Discovery and exploration<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:hasPart<\/a> <http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/authorities\/subjects\/sh85114403<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Rivers--Sudan--Discovery and exploration<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/1204289<\/a>> # France.<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"France.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/1204591<\/a>> # Sudan.<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Sudan.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/1204623<\/a>> # Great Britain.<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Great Britain.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/1208755<\/a>> # Egypt.<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Egypt.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/1242174<\/a>> # Nile River.<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Nile River.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/894950<\/a>> # Discoveries in geography<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Discoveries in geography<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/975848<\/a>> # Intelligence service<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Intelligence service<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/977053<\/a>> # International relations<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"International relations<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/purl.org\/library\/Diagnostic<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nrdfs:comment<\/a> \"StdRT2: mss<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nrdfs:comment<\/a> \"StdRT: Book<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/138109643<\/a>> # Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain)<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Organization<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain)<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). White River Expedition<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/193524307<\/a>> # George Alexander Hoskins<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Person<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:deathDate<\/a> \"1864<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:familyName<\/a> \"Hoskins<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:givenName<\/a> \"George Alexander<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:givenName<\/a> \"G. A.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"George Alexander Hoskins<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/25364007<\/a>> # Earl Granville Leveson Gower Granville<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Person<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:birthDate<\/a> \"1773<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:deathDate<\/a> \"1846<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:familyName<\/a> \"Granville<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:givenName<\/a> \"Granville Leveson Gower<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Earl Granville Leveson Gower Granville<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/29512610<\/a>> # Governor of Egypt Mu\u1E25ammad \u02BBAl\u012B B\u0101sh\u0101<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Person<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:birthDate<\/a> \"1769<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:deathDate<\/a> \"1849<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:givenName<\/a> \"Mu\u1E25ammad \u02BBAl\u012B B\u0101sh\u0101<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Governor of Egypt Mu\u1E25ammad \u02BBAl\u012B B\u0101sh\u0101<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/56895639<\/a>> # William Govett Romaine<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Person<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:birthDate<\/a> \"1815<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:deathDate<\/a> \"1893,<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:deathDate<\/a> \"1893<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:familyName<\/a> \"Romaine<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:givenName<\/a> \"William Govett<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"William Govett Romaine<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n