J. H. Stocqueler Letters to John Philippart
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J. H. Stocqueler was a writer and entrepreneur in England, India, and the United States. His major works include Hand Book for India and Egypt (1841), Maid Marian: The Forest Queen (1849), and The Military Encyclopaedia (1853). In 1836, the Calcutta Public Library was founded at Stocqueler's suggestion.
The collection consists of 34 letters of J. H. Stocqueler to military writer John Philippart.
Purchased from Alex Fotheringham in 2005 (AM2006-47).
Folder Inventory added by Hilde Creager (2015) in 2012.
No appraisal information is available.
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