Harper's New Monthly Magazine,  11 (1885–86), 595–605.

With the Afghan Boundary Commission

William Simpson


Essay, Travelogue

Relevant illustrations:

eng. [8]; map


Race, Archaeology, Mapping

    Remarks that the vexed question of the 'Jewish origin of the Afghans, and a number of similar inquiries, must be left to the future investigations of archæologists' (602). Also observes that the 'Survey Department [...] has done a large amount of good work, and given us accurate maps, which we had not before' (603).

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