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Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/B/OMS/C A2 O85/1-276
TitleTownsend, Rev. Henry
Extent276 docs.
Date1845-1880
DescriptionBadagry 1845-1846; Ake 1846-1848; Faji and oversight of Abeokuta 1870-1872, 1874; Abeokuta 1875-1876
/1-220 Letters 1850-1860, 1862-1876, 1878-1880 [in retirement] including:
/1 Circular entitled 'slave trade' being a letter from H. T. to Capt. Trotter RN on the African coast blockade 31 Jan 1849 [printed];
/7 Account of defeat of Dahomian attack on Abeokuta [printed] Mar 1851;
/21 Copy of petition from H. T. [on behalf of Mewu, chief of Badagry] to Earl of Clarendon, Foreign Secretary against activities of Lagos consul 1854;
/85 Letter from T. C. Taylor [Lagos] 1862;
/149 Letter from J. F. King 1870;
/151 Letter from Christians at Isale Iporo relating to James Garber 1870;
/153, 160, 161 Letters from Wm. Moore 1870;
/154, 165, 171 Letters from D. Williams 1870;
/164,175 Letters from H. Robbin 1870;
/168 Letter from Samuel Cole 1870;
/169 Letter from John F. King 1870;
/170 Letter from Samson Yeyeju 1870;
/187 Letter from J. H. Ashcroft [Sierra Leone] 1872;
/193 Letter from Samuel Doherty 1874;
/208 Letter from D. Williams 1875;
/219 Letter from W. Moore 1879;

/221-226 Weather records [barometer readings etc.] for Abeokuta Sep 1850 - Dec 1851;
/227-265 Quarterly and half-yearly journal extracts 1845-1848, 1850-1859 [for journal 1842-1843 see CMS Archives: Acc. 31];
/259 Journal of journey from Abeokuta, to Ijaye, Shaki and Isejin Dec 1854 - Jan 1855;
/266-276 Annual letters 1857-1860, 1862-1863, 1865-1866, 1870-1871, 1875
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