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KITCHENER, Horatio Nerbert, Earl.

Resolution of the House of Lords and the House of Commons

thanking Kitchener of Khartoum for the successful Nile Campaign.

Stock Code
93737
1899
£5,000

Printed entirely on vellum and bound in the finest morocco, a magnificent tribute to the participants in the capture of Khartoum.

The officially printed resolutions by both Houses of Parliament thanking Major General Lord Kitchener of Khartoum and other leading participants in the Nile Campaign of 1896-7-8. The present example is that presented to Colonel Long and includes a hand-written letter form Kitchener to Colonel Long dated 17th July 1899, notifying Long of the vote of thanks and also personally thanking Long for his 'indefatigable work'. Also with a handwritten letter from Henry Graham, Clerk to the House of Lords, dated 10th August 1899, sending the 'authenticated transcript on vellum of the Resolutions of the House of Lords on the 8th June last, placed in an appropriate cover'. Also with a printed document from the War Office concerning Colonel Long's pension (£150 per annum).

In 1898, at Omdurman an army commanded by

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2 volumes, Folio(44 x 35 cm), each consisting of 2 leaves, printed entirely on vellum within fancy gilt borders, each with respective coat-of-arms to head, original red (and green) straight-grained morocco gilt, both volumes signed by the respective Clerks to the House, with a hand-written letter from Lord Kitchener to Colonel Long.

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