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account of some recent transactions in the colony of Sierra Leone

Grant, John of Sierra Leone.

account of some recent transactions in the colony of Sierra Leone

with a few observations on the state of the African coast

by Grant, John of Sierra Leone.

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Published by published by J.J. Stockdale in London .
Written in English


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Statementby John Grant ... ; to which is added an appendix, containing official and other papers.
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Open LibraryOL19924587M

(shelved times as sierra-leone) avg rating — , ratings — published Want to Read saving. Get this from a library! The Temne of Sierra Leone: African agency in the making of a British colony. [Joseph J Bangura] -- Much of the research and study of the formation of Sierra Leone focuses almost exclusively on the role of the so-called Creoles, or descendants of .

  The Temne of Sierra Leone. African Agency in the Making of a British Colony. Author:: Joseph J. Bangura, Kalamazoo College, Michigan. Much of the research and study of the formation of Sierra Leone focuses almost exclusively on the role of the so-called Creoles, or descendants of ex-slaves from Europe, North America, Jamaica, and Africa living in the colony. Includes map of colony and portraits of inhabitants Reprinted from the, 'Transactions of the Ethnological Society', This material has been provided by Royal College of Physicians, London. The original may be consulted at Royal College of Physicians, material has been provided by Royal College of Physicians, London.

5 The original name of the Sierra Leone Company, which was changed in the June act 31 Geo. III c. 6 Hoare, Memoirs, The letter is dated 22 January 7 Sierra Leone Company, Substance of the Report of the Court of Directors of the Sierra Leone Company to the Court of Proprietors, 19 October (London, ), The American Colonization Society (ACS) dispatched a representative, Dr. Eli Ayres, to purchase land farther north up the coast from Sierra Leone. With the aid of a U.S. naval officer, Lieutenant Robert F. Stockton, Ayres cruised the coastal waters west of Grand Bassa seeking out appropriate lands for the colony.


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Account of some recent transactions in the colony of Sierra Leone by Grant, John of Sierra Leone. Download PDF EPUB FB2

An account of some recent transactions in the colony of Sierra Leone: With a few observations on the state of the African coast (The Robert L. Hess Collection on Ethiopia and the Horn of Africa) Unknown Binding – 1 Jan.

by John Grant (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions click to open popoverAuthor: John Grant. This book critically examines the content of British policy towards Sierra Leone from the outbreak of conflict there in to its official conclusion in It attempts to find answers to why Britain’s New Labour government pursued a more.

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0 Reviews. What people are saying - Write ISLAM. SIERRA LEONE IN THE EIGHTEENTH. THE FOUNDATION OF THE COLONY. THE RECAPTIVES. Lewis on Cardews Policy. A Letter from. Sierra Leone (sēĕr´ə lēō´nē, lēōn´; sēr´ə lēōn), officially Republic of Sierra Leone, republic ( est. pop. 5,), 27, sq mi (71, sq km), W is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean in the west, by Guinea in the north and east, and by Liberia in the south.

Freetown is the capital. Land Sierra Leone's mi (km) Atlantic coastline is made up of a belt. An account of some recent transactions in the colony of Sierra Leone, with a few observations on the state of the African coast: GRANT (John) Binnsvol Abstract of the Acts of Parliament for abolishing the Slave Trade.

Binnsvol A letter to Henry Brougham Esq. M.P. on the subject of Reform. ROSCOE (William. Undeterred, Sharp set about winning financial backing for a new settlement, and the Sierra Leone Company was formed.

New settlers were recruited, most of them former slaves who had escaped to Canada, and 1, set sail for Sierra Leone in The second settlement was far more successful.

On some Human Remains from Muskham in the Valley of. An Account of the Wild Tribes of the Veddahs of Ceylon. Sketches of the Colony of Sierra Leone and its Inhabitants.

On the Human Remains found in the Excavations at Wroxeter. An Account of the Native Africans in the Neighbourhood of Sierra Leone; to which is added, an account of the present state of medicine among them.

Thomas Winterbottom M.D., Physician to the Colony of Sierra Leone, Scanned by Google. Sierra Leone, or the Liberated Africans, in a Series of Letters from a Young Lady to Her Sister in and   Sierra Leone became a British crown colony in Throughout the 19th century, the colony steadily grew through various "treaties of friendship" and cessions from the local chiefs.

After the British slave trade was abolished inthe new colony was used as a. A stimulating and informative account of Sierra Leone’s political history from the last years of British colonial rule to the present.

The book discusses some of the forces that have tended to unite and disintegrate the nation, paying particular attention to the deeds and misdeeds of the political elite. Weare favoured by a correspondent with the following account ofthe arrival of HannahKilham,in Sierra Leone,and hersubsequent proceedings in herbenevolent work.

Ourfriend Hannah Kilhamleft England for Sierra Leone, on the 17th of10th month,(October.) ,andarrived onthe23rdof12th month, (December,)herdesire in visiting this colony, wasto promote. Today Sierra Leone in a West African country, unfortunately, has been best known in the media for its civil war, its “blood diamonds”, and the more recent Ebola epidemic.

But in the late 18th century, Sierra Leone was founded as a British colony for Author: Elizabeth Melville. Page of note 2 On the Sierra Leone colony as a whole see the admirable History of Sierra Leone by Christopher, Fyfe (Oxford ).

Kuczynski, R. R., Demographic Survey of the British Colonial Empire, 1 (London ). The Sierra Leone Colony and Protectorate was the British colonial administration in Sierra Leone from topart of the British Empire from the abolitionism era until the decolonisation era.

The Crown colony, which included the area surrounding Freetown, was established in The protectorate was established in and included the interior of what is today known as Sierra Leone. In the yearslave trade was outlawed by the Great Britain. In the yearthe colony came under the control of British government.

The Sierra Leone was made the British protectorate in the year and hut tax was introduced in the year and the people had to pay the administration costs.

Get this from a library. A history of the colony of Sierra Leone, Western Africa. [J J Crooks] -- Appendices include "Territorial treaties with native chiefs, ," "List of governors of Sierra Leone, ," etc. The Sierra Leone Company surveyors and the settlers built Freetown on the American grid pattern, with parallel streets and wide roads, with the largest being Water Street.

On 24 Augustthe Black Poor or Old Settlers of the second Granville Town were incorporated into the new Sierra Leone Colony but remained at Granville Town. The book draws on a variety of sources to provide the reader with a clear and compelling account of Sierra Leone’s political history.

Its strengths are two: first, it offers an analysis that cuts through the complexities of the country’s history; and second, it sets the history of colonial and post-colonial Sierra Leone within the relevant. Excerpt from A Transformed Colony: Sierra Leone as It Was, and as It Is Its Progress, Peoples, Native Customs and Undeveloped Wealth Tats book is, in the main, a record of my personal experiences, for a very large part of my life has been spent in the Colony of Sierra : T.

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Cooney Flight to Freedom by Hugh Zachary (1st book in the Saga of Sierra Leone). Full text of "A rev. ed. of the ordinances of the colony of Sierra Leone." See other formats.This collection contains annual reports compiled by the British colonial government in Sierra Leone.

The documents pre-date the establishment of the Sierra Leone Protectorate incovering the period up to the creation of an independent Sierra Leone state in The Annual Departmental Reports provide a comprehensive overview of.Before its permanent establishment as a resettlement colony for freed slaves in the late 18th century, “Sierra Leone was responsible for almost a fifth of disembarkations in the British leewards” in relation to the industry of selling Africans to England and other countries around the world.

2 British influence upon the native population was kept almost strictly to trade and small.