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Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/B/OMS/C A2 O16/1-60
TitleMiscellaneous letters to secretaries at headquarters
Extent60 docs.
Date1850-1879
DescriptionComprising letters from colonial officials and naval officers, appeals and complaints from natives, letters to Henry Venn relating to production of cotton
Includes: /1 Letter from H. Townsend (Abeokuta) to Commodore Strange, HM steam sloop 'Archer' 1850;
/2 Letter from Isaac Smith, H. Townsend, David Hinderer, C. A. Gollmer protesting against proposed appointment of African bishop 1851;
/3 B. A. Paley: Lagos 1853;
/4 Capt. Alan A. Gardner: HM Sloop 'Waterwitch', Sierra Leone Jan 1854; enclosing copy of letter from H. D. Trotter: referring to Gollmer's remarks relating to Gardner in 'Yoruba Mission';
/5 B. Campbell, consul at Lagos 1854;
/6 Thomas B. Horsfield: Liverpool 1856;
/7-8 Thomas J. Hutchinson: British consulate, Fernando Po 1856 relating to possibility of establishing church mission; enclosing, [/8], abstract of census of population of Clarence, Fernando Po taken 31 Mar 1856;
/9-10 'Remarks [by B. Campbell] on suggestions submitted by a West India deputation to Lord Palmerston see Times 12 June 1857' [relating to slavery and slave trade]; with letter [/10] including reference to slave trade and cotton 1857;
/11,16 Letters from Thomas J. Hutchinson, consul at Fernando Po 1858, 1859;
/12 Paper by B. Campbell: 'A supply of cotton may be drawn from those countries watered by the river Niger and its tributaries' 1857;
/13 W. Green: Ake, Abeokuta: 2 Feb 1858;
/14,17 Letters from Frederick Buxton Abbega 1858-1859 [native who accompanied Crowther in journeys to the interior, and was also with Dr. W. B. Baikie as interpreter on Niger Expedition 1860];
/15 Isaiah L. Dewring: Ota: relating to cotton trade 1858;
/18 John G. Hughes: Ake, Abeokuta: relating to cotton trade 1860;
/19 Thomas Lewn: Abeokuta: relating to Mr. Dewring, agent for Mr. Southam and cotton trade 1860;
/20 T. Kenworthy Brown: Madeira: relating to Thomas Wilcoxon 1860;
/21 William Culley: Lagos: relating to CMS land occupied by Mr. Macaulay 1861;
/22-24 Henry Shilling: Abeokuta: relating to Henry Townsend 1861;
/25 James A. Lamb, L. Nicholson, V. Faulkner: Lagos: relating to addition to Training Institution 1862;
/26 Commodore A. P. Eardley Wilmot: Lagos 1863;
/27,29 John Thomas Nottidge: Lagos 1863-1864;
/28 N. J. Wilson: Faji, Lagos 1863;
/30-32 Frederick Boxton Abbega: Lagos: letter and account with Dr. Baikie 1864;
/33-34 Charles Chapman: HMS 'Rattlesnake' 1864 forwarding [/34] 'Whydeh and Dahomey (from the journal of Mr. Dawson and from his letters to F. Fitzgerald Esq. Sec.y African Aid Society Nov 17 1862' [Dawson was a native trader and former Wesleyan Missionary at Ouidah; journal deals with government and customs of Dahomey];
/35 W. I. Goodwill [African]: Ikija, Abeokuta 1866;
/36 Joseph Elliott: Cape Palmas 1866;
/37 James Lahanmi [born at Ishaga]: Badagry 1867;
/38-40 John Thomas Nottidge: Lagos 1867;
/41 Chief Ogudipe: Ikija, Abeokuta 1868;
/42 William Akiru: Badagry 1868;
/43 Akibode: Badagry: account of conversion 1868
/44-46 John Thomas Nottidge: Lagos 1868-1869;
/47 Chr. Haeberle: Lagos: order for brass steps for brick machine [from Henry Clayton & Co., Atlas Work, Harrow Road, London W.] 1871;
/48, 53 C. Foresythe: Lagos: secretary, Association for Promoting Educational and Religious Interests in Lagos 1873, 1875;
/49, 52 Dr. J. W. Jeanes: Lagos [/49 applying for medical contract 1873] 1873-1874;
/50-51 Mrs. S. F. Davies [friend of Julia Tebbs, sister-in-law of Henry Wright]: Lagos: relating to petition for Mr. Nicholson to return to Breadfruit, Lagos 1873;
/54 J. T. Nottidge: Lagos 1875;
/55-60 D. W. Burton, industrial agent at Sierra Leone: relating to proposed buildings at Lagos 1879
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