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Lot# 7256 - Auction 234-243

  • Lot# : 7256 Bulgaria

    Crimean War / British Forces 1854: Printed 'Memorandums' (2) from the Deputy Adjutant's Office at Varna (July 29), endorsed in manuscript 'Sent to both Brigades', stating that Medical Officers should send no cases of sickness to hospitals, without previous referral to the Inspector General of Hospitals, unless they show definite signs of Cholera. The second document stating that the Quartermasters of all regiments should lime or earth the latrines each morning, sold together with an Illustrated London News engraved illustration of an Officer's tent. Two fascinating documents.rnNote: Cholera raged through the two main British Camps in Bulgaria in the autumn of 1854, first in Devnya and then at Varna.rnProvenance: Collection Thomas Hitzler.rn 
    Starting bid : 120.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 170.00 CHF