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LevelSub-series
Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/B/OMS/C A2 O9/1-19
TitlePetitions from Europeans, natives and Sierra Leone emigrants to the government (colonial and home)
Extent19 docs.
Date1854-1865
DescriptionAppeals for: protection, the removal of restraints on trade and the against alleged impositions of colonial officers, including:
/1 The inhabitants of Badagry to the consul at Lagos 1854;
/6-7,11 The Abeokuta Commercial Association to the governor of Lagos, with his replies 1862-63;
/12-14 Memorials addressed to HM Commissioner H. St. George Ord, from 'native traders and residents at Lagos' and 'immigrants from Sierra Leone' complaining of the policy of the Lagos government Dec 1864; memorial from 'European merchants of Lagos' to the governor complaining of the disruption of trade Dec 1864 [printed] 1864;
/15 Memorial addressed by ex-King Docemo of Lagos to the 'Lords spiritual and temporal of Great Britain ..... ' asking for the restoration of his position at Lagos 1865;
/18 The native traders at Abeokuta to the Secretary of State for the Colonies, complaining of the consul's policy 1865
Access StatusOpen