Letter to Charles Smythies

0001 Manuscript in Arabic with English language description below and “For Herbert” written at right.

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Original letter to Bishop Smythies written in Arabic from ‘The Governor of Panagani – Circa 1885/7?’

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This letter was forwarded to the Goodyear Family in 1924, with the following manuscript annotation –

‘From the Governor of Panagani to me saying we had been asked by our council to give ‘David Susi’ (Servant to Dr. Livingstone) assistance in landing our goods & that he would do so

0002 Stamped enveloped to “Mr. Herbert Goodyear” and noted as coming “From Bishop Smythies.”

Item Details

Creator(s): [Sayed Salehe?]; Anonymous

Date(s): [c.1885-87]

Place(s) of creation: “Panangani” [Pangani]

Repository: Yale University. Divinity School. Library (New Haven, CT, United States)

Shelfmark / Identifier: Record Group 30, Box 454, Folder 4

Digital edition & date: One More Voice, 2021

Digital object curation: Adrian S. Wisnicki

Cite this digital edition (MLA): [Sayed Salehe?]; Anonymous. “Letter to Charles Smythies” ([c.1885-87]). One More Voice, new dawn edition, 2021, https://onemorevoice.org/html/transcriptions/liv_021084_ART.html.

Rights: Images courtesy of Yale Divinity Library Special Collection, Yale University Library.

Explore complete/original item: Yale University. Divinity School. Library, New Haven, CT