Record

LevelFile
Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)JC7/2/1/1-27
TitlePapers relating to the Fashoda Crisis
Extent29 items
Date1896-1899
DescriptionCorrespondence and Government publications comprising memoranda and despatches between Government officials relating to Anglo-French dispute over jurisdiction of West African region; with press cuttings
Including /1 Government printed memorandum by Lord Lansdowne [Henry Charles Petty-Fitzmaurice, 5th Marquess of Lansdowne: Sec of State for War, 1895-1900], 'Proposed Advance up the Nile Valley', Mar 1896; /5 Letter from Spenser Wilkinson to Joseph Chamberlain relating to prospects of conflict between France and England, 1898; /6 Government printed despatches between Sir Horatio Herbert Kitchener [1st Earl of Kitchener of Khartoum: commanded Khartoum expedition, 1898] and Lord Cromer [Sir Eveyln Baring, 1st Earl of Cromer: Agent and Consul General in Egypt, 1883-1907] relating to Eygpt, with printed map enclosures, 1898; /9 Government publication, 'Draft Despatch from the Marquess of Salisbury [Prime Minister, 1895-1902] to Lord Cromer', Cabinet, 1898
Access StatusOpen
Physical Description/7 printed map in need of repair