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Collection Level Description: Letter from Thomas Ball as Chief Engineer of the steamer "Nelly" (photocopy)

Reference: GB 0162 MSS.Afr.s.1890
Title: Letter from Thomas Ball as Chief Engineer of the steamer "Nelly" (photocopy)
Dates of Creation: 1878
Extent: 4 ff.
Name of Creator: Thomas Ball

Language of Material: English



Administrative/Biographical History

Thomas Ball, Chief Engineer of the steamer "Nelly".

Scope and Content

Letter from Thomas Ball, as Chief Engineer of the steamer "Nelly" at Lagos, to the Assistant Colonial Secretary in Lagos, regarding repairs necessary to render the vessel serviceable, 14 August 1878. Photocopy.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Deposited with the Oxford Development Records Project.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The item was transferred to the library from the Oxford Development Records Project.

Access Conditions

Bodleian reader's ticket required.

Reproduction Restrictions

No reproduction or publication of personal papers without permission. Contact the library in the first instance.

Further Information

Finding Aids

The library holds a card index of all manuscript collections in its reading room.

Listed as no. 1285 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

Access Points

Ball | Thomas | fl 1878 | Chief Engineer

SS Nelly

Lagos (Nigeria)


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18 January 2012