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Correspondence concerning Norman Leslie's duel with S.Yousry Pasha,


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In Collection: Leslie papers, 1619-1992.
Description: Contains letters and telegrams relating to the duel fought by Norman Leslie with Yousry (Yousury) Pasha in 1910. Leslie was the last serving British officer ever to fight a duel, which was prompted when a letter Leslie sent to Yousry's wife was intercepted by him. Includes a letter and telegram from Yousry concerning arrangements for the duel, letters to Leonie Leslie and letters from Gen. John Maxwell. Also includes a letter to Shane Leslie from Gen. Sir Montagu Stopford concerning the housing of the rapier Leslie used in the duel, dated 1957.
Main Creator: Leslie, Norman Jerome Beauchamp, 1886-1914
Language: English
Extent: 1 folder (24 items).
Call Number: MS 49,495/1150 (Manuscripts Reading Room)
Rights: Reproduction rights owned by National Library of Ireland.