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5 January 1908

Dear Sir,

I beg to advise you that I have this day discovered what I suppose to be a large tomb. Owing to the request of Sir Eldon Gorst (Lord Cromer's successor) I shall not open or enter the tomb until the 17th inst.

Will you kindly exercise your rights and duties under your Inspectorship int he matter of guarding the site of the tomb and oblige.

yours truly
Theo M. Davis

Creator

Theodore M. Davis

Source

quoted in Julie Hankey, 'A Passion for Egypt: Arthur Weigall, Tutankhamun and the Curse of the Pharaohs', 2001 (I. B. Tauris, London) 105. Letter in the Arthur Weigall Archive.

Date

1908-5-1

Rights

Arthur Weigall Archive

Original Format

paper

Citation

Citation

Theodore M. Davis, “Letter from Theodore M. Davis to Arthur Weigall 1908-1-5,” The Emma B. Andrews Diary Project, accessed August 25, 2019, http://www.emmabandrews.org/project/items/show/343.

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