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Diary entry by Gertrude Bell

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Sun 4. [4 May 1902] Drove with M. Abdullah and A. and R. Khanums
to Akka ['Akko (Acre)]. Got to[?] Baghjle[?] about 11.30 where we
lunched with his mother, sister and brother in law. A son of
Muhammad 'Ali's was also there Shu'a Allah. Then I was taken to
see the tomb set about with lamps and covered with carpets. Zitt
Allah is also buried here. Then to see Fughuriyeh Khanum and her
husband Sayyid 'Ali. Then to the greatest widow Bibi Kh. [Arabic
characters] or Khanumi or Hazrat Haram where there were a lot of
young women probably granddaughters and a daughter I think.
Samadiah Khanum. Drove off to Akka ['Akko (Acre)] where I called
on Muhammad 'Ali and Badi Allah and saw the other wife Ghauhar[?]
Khanum. (Abba's Mother's name was [Arabic characters] So home
getting in at 7.

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