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LevelSub-series
Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/B/OMS/C A2 O4/1-63
TitleCopies of correspondence between the mission (through its secretary, lay agent and other missionaries) and the colonial government (the consul, governor, administrator and other officials)
Extent63 docs.
Date1853-1878
DescriptionConcerning the political state of the country, the work of pacification and the conduct and safety of the mission.
Includes: /1-2 Letters to Louis Frazer, vice-consul 1853;
/3 Letters to Admiral H. W. Bruce 1853;
/5-27 Correspondence between B. Campbell, consul at Lagos and H. Townsend (Abeokuta) 1854, C. A. Gollmer (Badagry and Lagos) 1853-54, E. G. Irving (Abeokuta) 1854-55 and S. A. Crowther (Lagos) 1856;
/33-36 Correspondence between Capt. J. H. Glover, governor of Lagos and H. Townsend (Abeokuta) 1865;
/37 Petition from missionaries at Abeokuta to Secretary of State for the Colonies, complaining of Glover's activities 1865;
/44 Proposition from government relating to takeover of brickworks 1869;
/51 Brief account of brickfields at Ebute Meta 1877;
/53-63 Correspondence between A. Moloney, administrator at Lagos and J. A. Maser (Lagos) 1878
Access StatusOpen