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Manuscript/Mixed Material Extracts from an Arabic manuscript of eighteen pages Additional caption title: Chapter on the origin of man

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Title

  • Extracts from an Arabic manuscript of eighteen pages

Other Title

  • Additional caption title: Chapter on the origin of man

Summary

  • Unsigned clipping of galley proof that includes "Extracts from the Arabic manuscripts of eighteen pages, preserved by the late President Benson; written by Mammora Dooqueah, a Mandingo Negro from Footah. Translated by the Rev. Isaac Bird" and additional text "Extracts from an Arabic manuscript of eighteen pages, procured by ex-President Roberts and translated by the Rev. Isaac Bird" with description of China.

Names

  • Dukur, Muḥammad, author
  • Dwight, Theodore, 1796-1866, associated name
  • Benson, Stephen Allen, 1816-1865, associated name
  • Roberts, Joseph J. (Joseph Jenkins), 1809-1876, associated name
  • Bird, Isaac, 1793-1876, translator
  • Omar ibn Said Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • [New York, N.Y.?] : [Publisher not identified] [between 1865 and 1866]

Headings

  • -  Dukur, Muḥammad--Manuscripts
  • -  Creation (Islam)
  • -  Human beings--Origin
  • -  China--Description and travel
  • -  Proofs (Printing)--United States--Specimens

Notes

  • -  Caption title from item.
  • -  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
  • -  LC copy has annotations in ink and corrections in pencil throughout text. At head of printed text annotations "3" and "4" circled in ink.
  • -  Cataloged from scan he11 2018-11-01

Medium

  • 2 sheets ; 64 x 13 cm and 35 x 13 cm

Call Number/Physical Location

  • E445.N8 O43, no. 18

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2018662629

Online Format

  • image

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Rights & Access

The contents of the Library of Congress Omar Ibn Said Collection are in the public domain and are free to use and reuse.

Credit Line: Library of Congress, African and Middle East Division, Omar Ibn Said Collection.

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Chicago citation style:

Dukur, Muḥammad, Author, Theodore Dwight, Stephen Allen Benson, Joseph J Roberts, and Omar Ibn Said Collection. Extracts from an Arabic manuscript of eighteen pages. translateds by Bird, Isaac [New york, n.y.?: publisher not identified between 1865 and 1866, 1865] Manuscript/Mixed Material. https://www.loc.gov/item/2018662629/.

APA citation style:

Dukur, M., Dwight, T., Benson, S. A., Roberts, J. J. & Omar Ibn Said Collection. (1865) Extracts from an Arabic manuscript of eighteen pages. Bird, I., trans [New york, n.y.?: publisher not identified between 1865 and 1866] [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2018662629/.

MLA citation style:

Dukur, Muḥammad, Author, et al. Extracts from an Arabic manuscript of eighteen pages. trans by Bird, Isaac [New york, n.y.?: publisher not identified between 1865 and 1866, 1865] Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2018662629/>.