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Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/B/OMS/C A2 O31/1-131
TitleCrowther, Rev. Samuel Adjai
Extent131 docs.
Date1844-1857
DescriptionNative pastor: Badagry 1845-1846; Abeokuta 1847-1855; Niger expedition 1854; Lagos 1855-1857
/1-88 Letters 1844, 1847-1857 including:
/23 Letter to Sir T. D. Acland 1852;
/31 Letter from governor of Elmina 1854;
/35 Letter from King Pepple of Bonny 1854;
/36 Encloses /37 list of goods supplied to Crowther by Dr. Baikie's order from S. S. Pleiad, during the Niger and Tshadda expedition 1854;
/38 Letter from Dr. W. B. Baikie 1854;
/49 Letter from Henry G. Lawson 1855;
/57-59 Correspondence between Crowther and John M. D. Skene of HMS 'Philomel' relating to charges between Alake of Abeokuta and consul 1855;
/80 Copies of letters from commodore of West Africa Squadron to B. Campbell and ex-king Kosoko of Lagos 1856;
/88A Letter from Dr. W. H. I. Bleek 1857;
/88B Letter from mission secretary [written at Jebba] 1858;

/89-127 Journals 1844-1857: 18 Dec 1844-Dec 1850; 1851 Jan-Mar, Jun-Sep; 1852 Oct-Dec; 1853 Dec; 1854 Jan-Mar; 1855 Jan-Dec; 1856 Apr-Dec; 1857 Jan-Mar;
/128 Account of journey to Ketu, Dahomey 5-19 Jan 1853;
/129 Journal of the second Niger expedition Jun-Nov 1854, with a preface by Henry Venn, letters from Macgregor Laird to the Earl of Clarendon Feb-Mar 1855 and appendices concerning native languages [the whole published by CMS in 1855 as 'Journal of an expedition up the Niger and Tshadda rivers by Rev. Samuel Crowther'; marked up as publishers copy: pp.1-18, 41-44, 151 to end missing];
/130-131 Annual letters 1854-55
Access StatusOpen
CopiesOnline copy of the letters and journal of Reverend Samuel Adjai Crowther, 1844-1850 (CMS/B/OMS/C A2 O31/1-112) available online through 'Empire Online' (Marlborough: Adam Matthew, c 2003) at http://www.amdigital.co.uk/.