ELIOT, Sir Charles. 17728



Autograph Letter Signed, to Mr. Arnold, the publisher, agreeing to meet, describing Africa as “the most fascinating place in the world”, hoping to return to Mombasa in some capacity. 3 pp. 6 x 4 inches, fine. Brockwell, Triangle, Nr. Halifax, 2 September 1904. Sir Charles Norton Edgecumbe Eliot (1862 – 1931), British diplomat, colonial administrator and botanist. He served as Commissioner of British East Africa in 1900–1904. He was British Ambassador to Japan in 1919–1925. He was the first Vice-Chancellor of the University of Hong Kong.