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Gordon, Charles George, 1833-1885

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1833 - 1885

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Charles George Gordon letter

 Digital Record
Identifier: MSSSC2312
Dates: 1877 August 3

Charles George Gordon letter

 Digital Record
Identifier: VMSS443
Dates: 1877 February 9

David Bickersteth Magee collection of Victorian and Edwardian manuscripts, 1812-1952

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 355 Series 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Original drawings, sketches, and sketch books. Most of the items deal with scenes in England. Many have been published as illustrations for newspapers, magazines, and books. The dates of composition of these materials are uncertain.

Dates: 1812-1952

Charles George Gordon letter

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197233290904]
Identifier: Vault MSS 443
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter (4 pages), 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.

Dates: 1877 February 9

Charles George Gordon letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230321686]
Identifier: MSS SC 2312
Scope and Contents

Handwritten letter (2 pages) dated 3 August 1877 in Dara, Darfur, and addressed to "dear Dixon." At the time, Gordon was serving as governor of 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.

Dates: 1877 August 3

Charles George Gordon letter to George Frederick Samuel Robinson Ripon

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 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.

Dates: 1880 June 6

Charles George Gordon letter to George Hugh Wyndham

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 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.

Dates: 1862 November 17

Charles George Gordon letter to George Hugh Wyndham

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 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.

Dates: 1862 February 8

Charles George Gordon letter to Gerald Graham

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 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.

Dates: 1880 December 10

Charles George Gordon letters

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 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.

Dates: 1877

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Type
Collection 7
Digital Record 2
Archival Object 1
 
Subject
Generals -- Great Britain -- Correspondence 9
Politics, Government, and Law 9
Military 5
International Relations 4
Slavery -- Africa -- History 4