Sir Henry Morton Stanley


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  • ''Dr. Livingstone, I presume?''
    Sir Henry Morton Stanley (1841-1904), British explorer, journalist. How I Found Livingstone, ch. 11 (1872). Greeting to the missing explorer and missionary, Dr. David Livingstone, at Ujiji, Lake Tanganyika, November 10, 1871. Stanley had been dispatched to find Livingstone by the New York Herald, a task he accomplished after an eight-month voyage. In Sheridan's play, School for Scandal, act 5, sc. 1, one character (Sir Oliver Surface) meets up with another with the line, "Mr. Stanley, I presume?"
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