Fonds F0315 - E.C.A. Gordon fonds

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E.C.A. Gordon fonds

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CA ON00370 F0315

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  • 1856 (Creation)

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0.03 m of textual records

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E.C.A. Gordon (fl. 1856), was a major-general in the Royal Engineers attached to the Navy at the Turkish port of Galatea and Pera during the Crimean War. He was in charge of supplies for the British Navy and commandant to the Russian prisoners of war.

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This material was purchased from the Marchmont Bookshop.

Scope and content

The fonds consists of a diary of E.C.A. Gordon and account book for work in the shipyards at Galatea, Constantinople, for the year 1856. The accounts are kept in piastres [Spanish currency] and British pounds.

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archivesfa.library.yorku.ca/fonds/ON00370-f0000315.htm

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The fonds comprises the following accession: 1960-005. No further accruals are expected.

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