L. Martin
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Luther Martin
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Reference code: GB-0033-SAD
Title: L. Martin
Dates of creation: 1921
Extent: 1 file
Held by: Durham University Library, Archives and Special Collections
Created by: L. Martin
Language: English

Luther Martin

fl. 1921
Martin was attached to the Egyptian Army where he served on the staff of both General Sir Reginald Wingate and Sir Lee Stack.


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Presented by Mrs J. Martin, 1966

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1. Journals
SAD.627/3/1-18
1921
Typescript copy of a journal kept by Martin during an inspection tour by the Sirdar and Governor-General, Sir Lee Stack, south of Khartoum in the company of Lady Stack, Colonel L.K. and Mrs Smith, Colonel Feilden, Major Forbes, Captain Campbell, Captain Lamb, Mr Howell, Shahin Bey George and Yuzbashi `Abd Allah Effendi Sa'd. The journal comprises daily entries recording the departure from Khartoum on the SS Gedid (SAD.627/3/1); visit to Ed Dueim and the Governor, E.N. Corbyn, including horse races and inspection of the hospital and school (SAD.627/3/1-2); stop at Kosti to meet province staff and inspect the Kosti Reserve Company (SAD.627/3/3); by train to El Obeid and motor car to Dilling, inspection of Nuba Territorials, dancing and wrestling matches (SAD.627/3/4-6); by car to Jabal Gulfan (SAD.627/3/6-7); by road to Kadugli to meet C.S. Northcote, the Governor and attend tribal gathering (SAD.627/3/7-8); visit to Talodi, inspection of 11th Sudanese and Talodi Reserve Company, detailed description of Nuba wrestling (SAD.627/3/8-12); diluka at Tangeru (SAD.627/3/12-13); stop at Khor Ragaba to view woodland cotton-soil concessions worked by a Mr Wells, using charcoal fired steam tractors (SAD.627/3/13-14); by steamer from Tonga to the Bahr al-Zeraf, visiting Dr Footner's vaccination camp at Kilo 82 (SAD.627/3/15); visit to the American Mission station at Doleib Hill (SAD.627/3/16); inspection at Malakal (SAD.627/3/16); visit to the Australian mission at Melut (SAD.627/3/17); return to Khartoum via Renk and Jebelein (SAD.627/3/17-18)