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cover 1872 envelope addressed to London bearing Great Britain 1d. (10) cancelled by "P" in oval of bars applied on arrival at London; the envelope contains two letters, the first dated 6 May and headed "H.M.S. Columbine, Slave Cruising between Brava and Scotra" with interesting contents which include "After leaving Seychelles we went to Zanzibar to fill up with provisions. When we arrived there found the Livingstone expedition has just arrived in the Steamer 'Abydos', Dawson the leader of the expedition was on board the Brittania with me...." and carries on "We took a new interpreter in here and he said that when he was up at the Lakes he saw Dr. Livingstone who was all right except that his left arm was in a sling from the effects of a lion's bite....". The second letter, dated 13 May, was written south of Scotra. A most fascinating lot. Photo

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cover 1872 envelope addressed to London bearing Great Britain 1d. (10) cancelled by "P" in oval of bars applied on arrival at London; the envelope contains two letters, the first dated 6 May and headed "H.M.S. Columbine, Slave Cruising between Brava and Scotra" with interesting contents which include "After leaving Seychelles we went to Zanzibar to fill up with provisions. When we arrived there found the Livingstone expedition has just arrived in the Steamer 'Abydos', Dawson the leader of the expedition was on board the Brittania with me...." and carries on "We took a new interpreter in here and he said that when he was up at the Lakes he saw Dr. Livingstone who was all right except that his left arm was in a sling from the effects of a lion's bite....". The second letter, dated 13 May, was written south of Scotra. A most fascinating lot. Photo

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cover 1872 envelope addressed to London bearing Great Britain 1d. (10) cancelled by "P" in oval of bars applied on arrival at London; the envelope contains two letters, the first dated 6 May and headed "H.M.S. Columbine, Slave Cruising between Brava and Scotra" with interesting contents which include "After leaving Seychelles we went to Zanzibar to fill up with provisions. When we arrived there found the Livingstone expedition has just arrived in the Steamer 'Abydos', Dawson the leader of the expedition was on board the Brittania with me...." and carries on "We took a new interpreter in here and he said that when he was up at the Lakes he saw Dr. Livingstone who was all right except that his left arm was in a sling from the effects of a lion's bite....". The second letter, dated 13 May, was written south of Scotra. A most fascinating lot. Photo
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