Stanley, Henry Morton (b. 1840)

Stanley, Henry Morton, African explorer, born in Denbigh, Wales, in humble circumstances, his parental name being Rowlands, he having assumed the name of Stanley after that of his adopted father, Mr. Stanley, New Orleans; served in the Confederate army; became a newspaper foreign correspondent, to the New York Herald at length; was summoned to go and “find Livingstone”; after many an impediment found Livingstone on 10th November 1871, and after staying with him, and accompanying him in explorations, returned to England in August next year; in 1874 he set out again at the head of an expedition, solved several problems, and returned home; published “Congo and its Free State,” “In Darkest Africa,” &c.; represents Lambeth, North, in Parliament, having been elected in 1895; (b. 1840).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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