Letter of Introduction

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Title

Letter of Introduction

Description

A letter to the officers and people of Ethiopia issued by the 'English Government'. Written in an Ethiopian language and script and also in English.

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Language

Type

Format

One printed sheet

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Rights

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Identifier

MEdwardsF1805103-180314-18

Transcription

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To all Ethiopian Officers and People:
Peace be to you.
The bearer of this letter is an Officer of the English Government and has come to help you and is a friend of Ethiopia. Treat him well; guard him from harm; give him food and drink, and help him to get to the nearest English soldiers, and you will be rewarded.

Words to be called out as soon as possible to establish identity –
Ingleez; Wadaj.
English; Friend.
It is advisable to approach unarmed if the situation permits.

Collection

Citation

Great Britain. HM Government, “Letter of Introduction,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed October 7, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/22727.

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