25 September 2008
JOHN HANNING SPEKE (1827-1864)
Autograph letter signed ('J.H. Speke') to [Frederick Parr], Jordans, 14 December , 'My journal of the discovery of the source of the Nile will be out in a day or two -- In that you will find all you enquire about', one page, 8vo, envelope; with a carte-de-visite photograph of Speke. Provenance: the Spiro Family Collection.
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