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Politics, Government, and Law

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Subject Source: CCLA Browse List Broad Terms

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Charles George Gordon letter

 File — Folder 1: [31197230321686]
Identifier: MSS SC 2312
Scope and Contents Handwritten letter dated 3 Aug. 1877 and addressed to "dear Dixon." At the time, Gordon was serving as governor the Equatorial provinces of Central Africa, the Sudan, and Egypt and was actively engaged in military actions to suppress the slave trade. He outlines his plans for dealing with the forces of the those dealing in slaves.

Charles George Gordon letter

 Item — Folder 1: [31197233290904]
Identifier: Vault MSS 443
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letter, dated February 9, 1877, and addressed to "Mr. Scott." Gordon, writing from Cairo, discusses the British attempt to stop the slave trade in Africa and comments on a possible British guarantee of Egyptian independence.

Charles George Gordon letter to George Frederick Samuel Robinson Ripon

 Item — Folder 1: [31197233290896]
Identifier: Vault MSS 442
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letter, dated June 6, 1880, and addressed to Major-General Dillon of the Horse Guards in London, England. Gordon writes about his resignation as secretary to the Marquis of Ripon.

Charles George Gordon letter to George Hugh Wyndham

 Item — Folder 1: [31197233290847]
Identifier: Vault MSS 440
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letter, dated November 17, 1862, and addressed to George Hugh Wyndham. Gordon writes about the condition in China and requests he be attached to the "Imperial Government" to assist in training troops to be used against the Taiping rebels.

Charles George Gordon letter to George Hugh Wyndham

 Item — Folder 1: [31197233290912]
Identifier: Vault MSS 444
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letter, dated February 8, 1862, and addressed to George Hugh Wyndham. Gordon writes about his twenty-one day journey from Kalgan to various places in the Shansi Province of China. He refers to the fears the people have relating to the Taiping Rebellion.

Charles George Gordon letter to Gerald Graham

 Item — Folder 1: [31197233290888]
Identifier: Vault MSS 441
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letter, dated December 10, 1880, and addressed to Gerald Graham. Gordon writes about an article on coercion written by Bruce Jones and comments on self control and the proper use of power.

Charles George Gordon letters

 File — Folder 1: [31197233292728]
Identifier: Vault MSS 712
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letters. One of the letters is addressed to Colonel Graham and was written at Khartoum on October 15, 1877. In this item Gordon gives a superficial account of his arrival and duties in Khartoum in answer to a letter he received from Graham. The other letter is not dated and is unclearly addressed. It is in response to a letter received and gives an apology for not being able to provide information.