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General Garnet Joseph Wolseley Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS 106
Abstract: A letter written from Cairo by British General Garnet Joseph Wolseley to the publisher MacMillan, primarily attacking Prime Minister William E. Gladstone for his vacillation which resulted in failure to reach General Charles G. Gordon and Egyptian forces at Khartoum in time to save them from destruction by Sudanese rebels attacking the city, and also discussing Wolseley’s plan to produce a fifth edition of the Soldiers’ Pocket Book.
Dates: 1885

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  • Subject: Great Britain X
  • Names: Wolseley, Garnet Joseph Wolseley, Viscount X