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AliPacha_to_WiLeake_1810-03-27.docx
"Ali’s letter, part threat, part appeal, shows the perpetual insecurity in which he lived, and the political reality which, unknown as it seems to Byron and Hobhouse, lay beneath his friendly welcome in October 1809." [PSC]

Byron_to_Doctor_1810-06-20.docx
"They tell me the wind is too high for our expedition to Seraglio point...."

Byron_to_CaptCary_1809-09-18.docx
The first of four challenges which Byron issues at different times.

Byron_to_CaptBathurst_1810-0529.docx
"Byron wants a midshipman as substitute for Fletcher." [PSC]

Byron_to_CaByron_1810-04-17.docx
"I write at anchor (on our way to Constantinople) off the Troad which I traversed two days
ago ...."

Byron_to_CaByron_1811-02-28.docx
"This then is the alternative, if I preserve Newstead, I return, if I sell it, I stay away. – –"

Byron_to_CaByron_1811-02-02.docx
"Being enabled by a firman from the Porte to proceed to Jerusalem & Ægypt, I shall visit the Pyramids & Palestine before I return."

GeByron_to_CaByron_1811-01-14.docx
"I seize an occasion to write as usual shortly but frequently, as the arrival of letters where there exists no regular communication is of course very precarious."

Byron_to_CaByron_1810-07-20.docx
"I have arrived here in four days from Constantinople which is considered as singularly quick particularly for the season of the year; you Northern Gentry can have no conception of a Greek Summer...."

Byron_to_CaByron_1810-06-28.docx
"I have written twice briefly from this capital, from Smyrna, from Athens and other parts of Greece, from Albania, the Pacha of which province desired his respects to my mother, and said he was sure I was a man of high birth because I had 'small…
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