Sir J. Fergusson stated m the House of Commons that the retention of Suakim would be useful m the repression of the slave trade; besides, the Government would never abandon the people of the place to the mercy of the Arab rebels.
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2005, 5 December 1888
SUAKIM. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2005, 5 December 1888
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