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Travels in Gibraltar

William Lemprière1794

Center for Jewish History

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“Every part of the [Moroccan] empire,” writes William Lemprière (1751-1834) in this travel chronicle, “more or less abounds with Jews, who… are not confined to towns, but are spread over the whole face of the country….” Lemprière, a British Army doctor, made this and other observations while traveling, beginning in 1789, to treat the son (and later harem) of Sultan Sidi Muhammad.

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  • Title: Travels in Gibraltar
  • Creator: William Lemprière
  • Date Created: 1794
  • Location: Lisbon
  • Original Language: Portuguese
  • Publisher: Na Officina de Simão Thaddeo Ferreira

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