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Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/B/OMS/C A3 O5/1-41
TitleAshcroft, James Henry
Extent41 docs.
Date1859-1880
DescriptionLay agent: Freetown, with a short visit to the Niger 1859-1860; Lagos 1876; Lagos and the river Niger [in charge of the 'Henry Venn' steamer] 1878-1880
/1-41 Letters 1859-1860, 1876-1880 including:
/14,18 Correspondence with Mr. Crowther, agent West Africa Company 1878;
/23-24 Correspondence with Bishop Crowther May-Jul 1879;
/28 Letters from C. Paul 1879;
/33 Account of the exploration of the river Benue to some 550 miles above the confluence at Lokoja, Jul-Sep 1879 [100pp.];
/34 Chart of the river by W. Robinson, master of the 'Henry Venn' 1879;
/35-36 Watercolour sketches of CM House, Lokoja, Niger 1880;
/38-39 Correspondence with D. McIntosh, general agent, United Africa Trading Company 1880
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