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Chavasse, Williamlocked

(1784/5–1814)
  • J. M. Rigg
  • , revised by Elizabeth Baigent

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Chavasse, William (1784/5–1814), army officer and traveller, tried with a brother officer, Captain Macdonald, to explore in 1814 the route traversed by the ten thousand under Xenophon. Starting from Constantinople they got as far as Ingra, near Baghdad, where they were captured by a ...

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