Parliamentary Papers, Volume 89

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Page 5 - Her Majesty's Government are desirous that you should proceed at once to Egypt to report to them on the military situation in the Soudan, and on the measures which it may be advisable to take for the security of the Egyptian garrisons still holding positions in that country, and for the safety of the European population in Khartoum. You are also desired to consider and report upon the best mode of effecting the evacuation of the interior of the Soudan...
Page 14 - Her Majesty's Government are desirous of withdrawing it as soon as the state of the country, and the organization of proper means for the maintenance of the Khedive's authority, will admit of it.
Page 5 - You consider that it may take a few months to carry it out with safety. You are further of opinion that ' the restoration of the country should be made to the different petty Sultans who existed at the time of Mohammed Ali's conquest, and whose families still exist ;' and that an endeavour should be made to form a confederation of those Sultans.
Page 5 - Her Majesty's Government, bearing in mind the exigencies of the occasion, concurred in these instructions, which virtually altered General Gordon's mission from one of advice to that of executing, or at least directing, the evacuation not only of Khartoum but of the whole...
Page 108 - Gaoler may demand the Name and Address of any Visitor to a Prisoner ; and when he has any Ground for Suspicion may search or cause to be searched Male Visitors, and may direct the Matron or some other Female Officer to search Female Visitors, such Search not to be in the Presence of any Prisoner or of another Visitor ; and in case of any Visitor refusing to be searched, the...

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