Author:HUGH GUION MACDONELL

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1870s ORIGINAL SIGNIFICANT MANUSCRIPT JOURNAL AND CATCH-ALL OF THE BRITISH CHARGE D'AFFAIRES FOR ARGENTINA WHO DETAILS THE YELLOW FEVER PLAGUE OF 1871 AND HIS PART IN THE NOTORIOUS VIRGINIUS AFFAIR

By: HUGH GUION MACDONELL

Price: $5,595.99

Publisher: BUENOS AYRES AIRES SOUTH AMERICA, 1875

Seller ID: 0002215

Condition: Good+


On offer here is a fascinating, original journal of Hugh Guion Macdonell, who was British Charge d'Affaires to the Argentine Republic in the 1870s. The journal while not very long contains significant handwritten personal accounts; the yellow fever plague of 1871 and a notorious, major diplomatic incident, the 1873 Virginius Affair, between the Spanish, British and Americans during the 10 years war. In fact the rear cover is a title page from a U.S Dept of State publication regarding the Affair. In all there are a total of 15 pages of narrative and letter copies and six pages of press clipping... View more info