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Henry Morton Stanley’s ring, I presume? 

In 1874, explorer Henry Morton Stanley set off for central Africa with a ring engraved with his name and the expedition dates. Eight years later, the ring resurfaced as a wedding gift from a Congo missionary. Why did Stanley value the ring and how did it match up to his other wedding gifts?