File NLW ex 2253 - 'H. M. Stanley as I knew him 70 years ago. By Effie Barrow'.

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NLW ex 2253


'H. M. Stanley as I knew him 70 years ago. By Effie Barrow'.


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Purchased from Bernard Quaritch Ltd, London, December 2003.; 0200313554

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The file comprises a typescript memoir of a young person's relationship with the explorer H. M. Stanley. As a little girl and young woman, Effie Barrow met Stanley on several occasions. Stanley was a friend of her father and would occasionally visit their home in Bristol. Effie received a personal invitation to Stanley's wedding at Wesminster Abbey. Her reminiscences begin in 1886 with Stanley's dinner with her parents and include an account of the wedding and reception at Stanley's house in Richmond Terrace.

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Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to sign the 'Modern papers - data protection' form.

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Preferred citation: NLW ex 2253

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