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Invites Craik to visit and mentions his intended return to India on 20 October
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Baker lists his eight books that had been published by Longmans and MacMillans, with their dates of publication
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Discusses tribal operation on female genitalia to ensure chastity
Morgan Library and Museum - Pierpont Morgan Library
Accepting his invitation for Saturday, February 1st
Harvard University - Ernst Mayr Library of the Museum of Comparative Zoology
Correspondence from British explorer and naturalist Sir Samuel Baker White (1821-1893) to a friend, Mrs. Daly, regarding visits to mutual friends and personal reminiscences, dated December 2, 1867
Boston Athenaeum
The best years of his life in Africa were wasted because of British policy abandoning the Sudan. He says Emin Pasha offers an example "of what may be effected by a realistic man who can gain the confidence of those under his command." With envelope
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Outlines plans for a new work to be entitled "The pirates of the Indian seas.".
Morgan Library and Museum - Pierpont Morgan Library
Offering sympathy on the death of the duke's wife; giving an account of his accomplishments as governor-general of the Equatorial Nile as he prepares to return to England: "After many difficulties my work is accomplished -- the slave trade of the White Nile is suppressed -- and the country is annexed, including Unyoro -- ; thus Egypt extends to the equator"; recounting battles in Unyoro (now known as Bunyoro): "I was thus 318 miles from headquarters (Ismailia) -- and had to fight the whole organized forces of Unyoro -- with a mere handful of troops -- and immediately after -- to fight the slavers -- However, the Snider rifles carried all before them"; sending news of his wife, Lady Florence Baker
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Informs him that he has been asked to dine with the Khedive ("my old master") by the Lord Mayor and hoping that Murray will be there
University of Nevada, Reno - Mathewson IGT Knowledge Center
Baker's letter to Mr. [Sanders or Landers] thanks him for a gift of maps and gives details of his future travel plans